Archive for October, 2007

Interior Minister Sheetrit Uses Office in Attempts to Stifle Religious Aliyah

October 31st, 2007

. As is so often the case, Barak of IRIS hits the mark again with the post ‘Israel Should No Longer Grant Automatic Citizenship to Jews.’ In speaking before a Jewish Agency Board of Governors meeting in Jerusalem, Sheetrit was not merely addressing the issue the B’nei Menashe from India. He called for a five-year […]

Short-Range Missile Interception: The High Cost Band-aid of Avoidance of Elimination

October 31st, 2007

. Commentary; The Olmert, Barak, Ramon regime will stop at nothing; sanctions, short-range missile interception systems, etc. in order to avoid doing what needs to be done — to eliminate the weapons smuggling, manufacture and the army which launches the missiles in the first place. Former defense minister Moshe Arens writes (excerpt of full article […]

Wednesday War News: Gaza Terrorists Killed, Other Terrorists Bombard Negev; Hezbollah Tools Up on Land-to-Sea Missiles; Jihad Operative Arrested, Ma’arat HaMachpela Terrorist Attack Foiled

October 31st, 2007

. Video: Terrorists Firing Mortars From Schoolyard IDF Attacks Mortar Launching Cell in Northern Gaza UPDATE: IAF Missile Hits Jihad Terrorist Eight Mortars Hit Western Negev; None Wounded Mortars Were Launched From Entrance to School Terror Suspect Killed by IDF in Gaza Four Mortars Strike Western Negev; No Wounded Reported Gaza: Four Terrorists Killed, Six […]

Feiglin, Manhigut Yehudit Confront Olmert’s and Ramon’s Plans and Schemes to Divide Jerusalem Sovereignty With Abbas

October 30th, 2007

. Commentary; Recently Bitterlemons.org conducted an interview with Palestinian Waqf supervisor Adnan Husseini. Here is the text of the point he made; Husseini: We want a city with two sovereignties, open to each other and with full recognition between the two sides. There will certainly be technical issues that will need practical resolution, but nothing […]

Very Predictable: Mazuz Bleeds for Arabs, Ignores Sderot’s Children

October 30th, 2007

. Commentary; As predicted on this blog a few days ago, electrical power cut sanctions against Gaza are to be suspended. The suspension is upon order of Attorney General Mazuz. For context regarding Israel’s planned sactions against Gaza, click here. MB Atty. Gen. Mazuz Orders Power Cuts in Gaza Suspended, by Nissan Ratzlav-Katz (Israel National […]

Tuesday War News: Kassams Hit Sderot, Negev; Pipe Bombs in East Jerusalem; IDF, Police Arrest Terrorists, Illegals

October 30th, 2007

. Two Kassams Strike Western Negev; No Wounded Reported A Number of People Treated for Shock as 10 Mortars Hit Western Negev 5 Mortars Hit Nativ Ha’asara, Several People Suffer Shock Gaza: Four Terrorists Killed, Six Civilians Wounded Egypt Arrests 3 Gazans Who Planned to Carry out Suicide Attacks in Israel Three Kassams Hit Sderot, […]

To the Regime: Stop Apologizing for Israel’s Legitimate Right to Self-Defense

October 29th, 2007

. The cloaking of sanctions against Gaza, i.e. reduction in provision of Israeli power and other supplies, by Israel’s current regime as a continuation of “disengagement” is nothing less than apologetics for Israel’s legitimate, inalienable rights as a sovereign nation to defend itself and to secure it’s people and it’s sacred national land. Any sovereign […]

The Rabin Assassination: 12 Years Later and in Perspective

October 29th, 2007

. Professor Steven Plaut writes about Maariv columnist Nadav Haetzni and his [Haetzni's] recent piece wrote which seems to bring the Rabin assassination back from overblown leftist fervor and into some perspective; Excerpts; Nadav Haetzni is hands down the best columnist and commentator in the Israeli mainstream press. He writes in Maariv, the only Hebrew […]

Yitzchak Rabin’s Final Knesset Speech — Obscured on the Israel Foreign Ministry’s Memorial Website

October 29th, 2007

. Yitzchak Rabin’s final Knesset speech before the assassination was discussed in a recent Israel National News commentary piece penned by Hillel Fendel. In the run-up to the 12th Yahrtzeit of Rabin’s murder, Fendel writes; Left-wing spokesmen continue to refer to the widespread right-wing protests against Rabin’s policies prior to the murder as “incitement to […]

Monday War News: 1 Soldier Dead, 1 Wounded in Gaza Ground and Air Fighting; Action In and Near Shechem; 12 “Pals(sic) Arrested for Vandalism; 20 Terrorists Arrested

October 29th, 2007

. Mortar Attacks From Gaza, Stoning in Judea IDF Kills Terrorists in Gaza ‘Hamas Establishing Bunker System Along Gaza Fence’ Two Mortars Strike Western Negev; No Wounded Reported Palestinians Fire 4 Mortar Shells at Gaza Fence; None Wounded Heavy Gunfire [IDF and Terrorists] in Southern Gaza Air Force Attacking Northern Gaza Reservist Killed, One Seriously […]