Archive for December, 2007

Will State Controller Inquiry into Pollard Affair Bring Out Facts or be Political Whitewash?

December 31st, 2007

. Commentary; Almost a year and 4 months ago Esther Pollard spoke at Young Israel Beit Knesset Hanassi, Jerusalem indicating that State Controller Micha Lindenstrauss had promised to investigate the entire Pollard affair and the role of successive Israeli governments in it. It is a disappointment that 16 months later, it seems that only a […]

Monday War News: Daily Kassam Bombardment; Arrested Terrorists Include Another Abbas Bodyguard; Hezbollah Stronger Than Before on South Lebanese Border

December 31st, 2007

. Kassam Rocket Lands in Open Area in Western Negev; None Wounded Attacks Continue: 14 Mortar Shells from Gaza Second Kassam Attack [Toward Ashkelon] Kassam Rocket Lands in Western Negev; None Wounded Rocket Attack Overnight [Near Sderot]; None Injured Rock Attack near Shechem IDF Troops Nab 3 [Terrorist] Fugitives [in Ramallah, Bethlehem]; Bomb Thrown at […]

Parsha Va’era 5768: How to Reconnect to Disconnected Israelis?

December 30th, 2007

. At the conclusion of Parsha Shemos, Moshe and Aaron are confronted, upon exiting Pharoh’s Palace, by the B’nai Yisrael who are in deeper despair than before because of the increased workload which resulted from Pharoh’s fury at Moshe’s first effort to secure their freedom and exit from Mitzrayim. Our Parsha begins with the dialogue […]

Was Olmert Ready to Dismantle Checkpoints Before Attack on Hikers?

December 30th, 2007

. Commentary; Was Olmert secretly preparing to make imminent withdrawals of checkpoints, such as the Gaza checkpoint which uncovered the explosive contraband (disguised as sugar from the EU), prior to Friday’s ambush of the IDF hikers who were on leave? That is the critical question to be asked in light of the quote below. MB […]

Loose Translation of Olmert’s Court Avoidance in Bank Case

December 30th, 2007

. Commentary; The short report below brings into clearer focus what Olmert must do to avoid prosecution under the Israeli “justice system”: ; Etrog Olmert must be the “Left’s Good Boy.” MB ‘State Could Take PM to Court in Bank Case Despite Police Recommendation‘ Full Text; Police’s recent recommendation not to take Prime Minister Ehud […]

Sunday War News: Terrorists Killed Near Gaza Checkpoint, EU Denies Role in Smuggled Contraband; Fire Bomb Hurled and Terrorists, Illegals Arrested in Yesha

December 30th, 2007

. 2 Terrorists Eliminated Near Kerem Shalom [Checkpoint in Gaza] EU Denies Involvement in Sugar Bag Terror Smuggling [Explosive Contraband to Gaza] Shechem: Arabs Pelt Army Vehicle with Rocks [Islamics Hurl] Fuel Bomb on Gush Etzion Road Police Arrest 1,055 Illegals IDF Arrests Two Wanted Terrorists

Shabbos War News: 15 Mortars From Gaza, Chemicals for Explosives Dressed as EU Aid; Al Aqsa Terrorists Now PA Police, Arrests and More on Search for Hiker Murderers

December 30th, 2007

. IDF: Chemicals Were Disguised as EU Aid, by Talia Dekel (Jerusalem Post) Explosive contraband or EU aid??? Excerpt; “The IDF and Shin Bet uncovered 6.5 tons of potassium nitrate [for the manufacturing of explosives and Kassam rockets] hidden in sacks that were disguised as aid from the European Union…. Another example of how the […]

Is President Bush in Danger from Terrorist “Bodyguards” During Upcoming Trip to ME?

December 28th, 2007

. Commentary; That a bodyguard of the PA’s senior negotiator Ahmed Qureia (Abu Ala) was a terrorist is no great surprise. And it’s also no surprise that a Fatah security team, assigned during meetings with Mahmoud Abbas in August, to protect Ehud Olmert, “whose members he [Olmert] armed, pardoned and funded,” plotted, but were foiled […]

Olmert, Livni, Barak Regime Bungle National Defense With Destructo Diplomacy

December 28th, 2007

. Commentary; Just as Olmert boasted that the summer 2006 Lebanon debacle was a boon for “convergence, realignment, consolidation” or whatever other synonyms he chose on whatever day, Dr. Aaron Lerner’s weekly commentary decries Olmert’s recent Annapolis boasts. Olmert’s latest so-called “peace” efforts “presenting Israeli withdrawals as a gain rather than sacrifice” and his bogus […]

Friday War News: Kassams and IAF Raid in Gaza; PA Gets 50 APCs From Russia; Terrorists Shoot, Kill Hikers Near Kiryat Arba, Other Attacks in Yesha, Qurei’s Terrorist Bodyguard Killed by IDF

December 28th, 2007

. IAF Kills Hamas Gunman, Wounds 5 Others Near Gaza Security Fence Kassam Rocket Lands in Open Field South of Ashkelon; None Wounded Israel Allows Palestinian Authority to Import 50 APCs From Russia Two Young Jewish Hikers Murdered in Judea Police: Initial Report of Shooting Near Halhoul Bridge Excerpt; “Two hikers seriously wounded with shots […]