Gala Hachnasat Sefer Torah in Yishuv Adura, Sivan 13, 5767; 30 May, 2007

The Sefer Torah Recycling Network takes pleasure in announcing that a Hachnasat Sefer Torah took place on Wednesday evening at Yishuv Adura in Har Chevron. All who attended the event experienced a truly special and uplifting evening.

At 5:30 PM on Wednesday, our 2 buses set out for Adura, arriving at 6:15.

After davening Mincha, the dancing and music commenced, with our Sefer Torah being held by Moshe Becker, the father of Arik Becker z”l, one of the victims of the attack. Our Sefer was accompanied by two other S’fardi Sifrei Torah as we danced from the Yishuv’s community center all around the Adura community and then to a park area dedicated to the memory of the 5 terror victims .That is where the dancing continued and where the speeches took place.  [...]  Click here to read more.

Thursday War News: More Kassam Blitz

Kassam Lands in Sderot, No Injuries Reported

Related reports:

Kassam Lands South of Ashkelon; No Injuries

Rocket Attacks Force Charity Group [in Sderot] To Shut Down

Lieberman: Disengage from Gaza

Excerpt;
“Complete closure of crossings between Gaza and the western Negev, the bombing of Gaza neighborhoods in response to Kassam rocket attacks, an end to diplomatic contact with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas… ending the flow of water, electricity, and gas to Gaza and the immediate cessation of visiting rights for family members of terrorist prisoners until the release of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.”
 [...]  Click here to read more.

Celebrating Alternatives to Olmert’s “Too Tired” Surrender

Weekly Commentary: Continuing the Struggle, by Dr. Aaron Lerner (IMRA)

Excerpts;

Time and again retreat proponents have claimed that the people are tired and cannot sustain the struggle when in truth it was the leadership that failed a public willing to endure great sacrifices. A public that has no illusions about the viability of instant or even permanent solutions but instead realizes that the struggle for freedom is an ongoing exercise worth the battle.

Could Operation X, no matter its scope, put a permanent end to the terror threat in the Gaza Strip? [...]  Click here to read more.

Interesting how Political Correctness in Labor Party, Amongst Leftists Depends on Who Wins

Ayalon: I Won the Jewish Vote, by Gil Hoffman (Jerusalem Post)

Full Text;

MK Ami Ayalon, who came in second to former prime minister Ehud Barak in Monday’s Labor primary and will face off against him in a June 12 runoff, slammed Barak on Tuesday for taking advantage of the votes of Israeli Arabs.

Sources close to Ayalon pointed out that even though Barak received more votes overall, 23,887 to 20,514,

    Ayalon received more votes among Jewish voters.

Barak received twice as many votes in the Arab sector as Ayalon, and he trounced him among the party’s Druse members. [...]  Click here to read more.

Peretz as Foreign Minister: Duh, Where Did That Come From???

Interest and Dollar-Shekel Rates May Have Hit Bottom

Heaven Help Us All!

Full Text:

The Merrill Lynch investment house has advised the Bank of Israel to halt the cuts in interest rates and allow the low rate to take effect. The Bank again cut the prime rate by a quarter of a percent for June. Rates have dropped by two percent in the past several months.

The dollar-shekel rate rose to 4.048 Wednesday morning, and several analysts suggested that investors may be nervous about the prospects that Defense Minister Amir Peretz may serve as Foreign Minister.  [...]  Click here to read more.

Wednesday War News: Kassam Blitz Continues

Tuesday War News

Cabinet Communique: Future Tense in War; vs Terrorists and Terrorism

Cabinet Communique: Sunday, May 27, 2007 [Including Farcical/Cynical Statement?] Commentary by Dr. Aaron Lerner ( IMRA)

Related reports and commentary:

Israel’s Deadly Stupor, by Jeff Jacoby (Boston Globe)

Editor’s Notes: A Searing Indictment, by David Horovitz ( Jerusalem Post)

Security and Defense: Still No Strategy, by Yaakov Katz (Jerusalem Post)

Dr. Aaron Lerner – IMRA:

“He said that it must be clear to all Israelis in general, and to residents of the south in particular, that the Government will do its utmost in both the civil and military spheres, and that there will be no restrictions on action against terrorist elements and those responsible for terrorism.” [...]  Click here to read more.

Why Pollard Remains Behind Bars: The Dirty Little Secret of US Duplicity Toward Israel

Pollard’s Unforgivable Sin, by Ted Belman (Israel National News)

Related information and commentary:

The video of US Ambassador Richard Jones speaking about Jonathan Pollard — Thanks to Dr. Aaron Lerner and IMRA

Commentary by Justice for Jonathan Pollard and Rabbi Pesach Lerner, Executive Vice President, NCYI

Pollard’s Big Mistake, Yaakov Kirschen (The Dry Bones Blog)

Commentary;

When US Ambassador Richard Jones made his comments about Jonathan Pollard, his later “apology” and claims that his comments were misinterpreted notwithstanding, the truth is that he, Jones revealed starkly the duplicity of American foreign policy for the world to see. [...]  Click here to read more.

Monday War News: IDF “Green Light” for Expanded Gaza Ops, Kassam Blitz Continues