Archive for July, 2006

Wednesday Night/Thursday War News …

July 28th, 2006

Katyushas Hit Communities Across North; 13 Lightly Wounded Excerpt; “The Upper Galilee was hit by a heavy Katyusha barrage on Thursday afternoon, as 25 rockets landed in and around Kiryat Shmona. Hezbollah guerillas in Lebanon fired over 100 Katyusha rockets at targets in northern Israel on Thursday, landing across the Galilee and Hula Valley.” Terror […]

Redefining “Victory” in a Way Which is NOT Victory…

July 27th, 2006

The IDF’s New Definition of Victory Excerpts; Hizbullah’s fighting force in southern Lebanon can be totally eliminated, say generals in the IDF, but that will take a much more intensive invasion by ground troops, capturing all the territory up to the Litani River. There is a consensus, both at the political and the military levels, […]

Terrible Toll in Northern Battle and Other Wednesday War News …

July 27th, 2006

15 Terrorists Killed in Gaza, 40 Wounded Excerpts; “Lt.-Col. Guy Biton told Ynet, ‘The fighting is very complex. Terrorists are firing anti-tank rockets at us. They come to within 100 meters in order to hit our vehicles and weapons.’” Three Kassam rockets were fired from Gaza and hit the community of Netiv HaAsarah early this […]

Mida-Kenneged-Mida: Gush Katif Expulsion and The Gaza/North War …

July 26th, 2006

Mida Kenneged Mida: Gush Katif Expulsion and The Gaza/North War (Many Thanks to Tzirel Shaffren, Ramat Beit Shemesh for putting into writing this summary of Rav Malinowitz’s Drosh) This Rosh Chodesh Av, after the pre-Rosh Chodesh Mincha and Yom Kippur Katan telfillos, Rav Malinowitz of Bet Knesset Bet Tefilla spoke about the Torah perspective on […]

Once Again, Nasty, Arrogant Olmert Talks Down to Gush Katif Refugees …

July 26th, 2006

Olmert to Expulsion Victims: I Know You Are Angry Full Text; Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told Gush Katif and Northern Gaza expulsion victims at Nitzan Monday, “I know you are angry…. I know that you think that you need to be in Gush Katif. We think differently.” He insisted that more communities will be destroyed […]

By Who’s Definition Do We Define Victory/Defeat? Olmert Watches the US 14 Day Clock Tick Away…

July 26th, 2006

Olmert: Israel is Determined to Defeat Hizbullah Full Text; Israel has the stamina for a long fight and is determined to defeat Lebanese Hizbullah guerrillas, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told a group of new immigrants from France on Tuesday. In a speech at Ben Gurion International Airport, Olmert told the new arrivals that “we are […]

Lema’an Achai of Beit Shemesh to Care for 1,000 Displaced Persons Resulting From Northern Missile Blitz …

July 26th, 2006

Not just the date is 24/7 – that’s how the community in Bet Shemesh is responding to the War and its Refugee Crisis. Please click on the Lema’an Achai website and give generously in order that Lema’an Achai is able to maintain it’s open-ended commitment to feed and house 1,000 people from the north through […]

Haifa Resident Expresses Remorse to Gush Katif Refugees …

July 26th, 2006

Haifa Victim to Gush Katif Residents: ‘I Am Sorry’ Full Text; A Haifa resident under siege by Hizbullah attacks and who ignored opponents to the government’s expulsion of Gush Katif resident has written the expulsion victims and asked for forgiveness. In an open letter posted on a Gush Katif forum web site, Y. S. wrote, […]

War News from 2 Fronts — Tuesday…

July 26th, 2006

IDF Kills Hezbollah’s Maroun al-Ras Regional Commander Excerpt; “On Tuesday, IDF troops killed five Hezbollah gunmen, including the movement’s regional commander, discovered war rooms with eavesdropping and surveillance equipment made by Iran, being used by Hezbollah against Israel. They also found large cache of weapons and communications devices.” IDF Surrounds PA Offices Where Terrorists Hiding […]

Devarim — Everyman His Own Leader in Bringing Learning, Kiddush Hashem to Reality…

July 25th, 2006

Devarim — Everyman His Own Leader in Bringing Learning, Kiddush Hashem to Reality By Moshe Burt A few years ago, Rav Aba Wagensberg spoke out in a shiur that Sefer Devarim represents Moshe Rabbeinu’s Mussar to B’nai Yisrael as the time of his death drew near. He explained that near the end of Sefer BaMidbar, […]