Archive for February, 2008

Parsha Vayakhel 5768: Betzalel, Hur and Their Modern-day Sequels

February 25th, 2008

. by, Moshe Burt Our Parsha Vayakhel discusses the appointment and role of Betzalel ben Uri, ben Hur in the building of the Mishkan. The question is asked; why does Torah mention Betzalel’s lineage here? This author discussed Betzalel in the context of Parsha Mishpatim our question of Yithro’s meriting to pronounce the concept of […]

Sunday War News: Kassams Fall as Regime Stonewalls Phalyx Defense System — At Least 3 More Years Vulnerability to Kassams, Mortars, Regime Claims Readiness for Border Storming; Police Arrest 926 Illegals, but Not in Beit Shemesh

February 24th, 2008

. Bombed-Out Room in Sderot Warehouse Kassam Rocket Lands in Sha’ar Hanegev Region; None Wounded Two Rockets Fired From Gaza Land in Palestinian Territory Kassam Rocket Lands Near Sderot Kassam Fired From Gaza Lands Near Sderot, Causing No Casualties or Damage PM: Fitting Kassam Response Will be in Place by 2010 Commentary; But what happens […]

Shabbos War News: 6 Kassams From Gaza, IDF Kills 2 Gaza Terrorists, Terrorists Use Bogus Medical Permits to Enter Israel; Molotovs Near Ramallah, Tulkarem, Terrorists Arrested Include Senior PFLP Commander

February 24th, 2008

. Four Kassams Fired at Israel [Four Mortar Shells Fell Short Inside Gaza] IDF Strikes Gaza Terrorists IDF Strike in Gaza Kills 2 Palestinian Gunmen

Leftist MSM “Too Tired to Win” IDF Casualty Myth

February 22nd, 2008

. Commentary; Columnist Evelyn Gordon comments about the myth of losing public support for a conflict due to casualty level. This myth is one of the pillars holding up the leftist, “too tired,” surrenderist Jewish divestation policies of the Olmert, Barak, Livni, Ramon regime — from Gaza, to Yesha, to the Golan, to Jerusalem. But […]

Friday War News: Kassams Near Sderot, Israeli Fertilizer Found in PA Kassam Factories; Israel Sends World Hijack Alert; 10 Terrorists Nabbed in Yesha

February 22nd, 2008

. Two Kassam Rockets Land Near Sderot; None Wounded ‘Color Red’, Explosion in Sderot Israeli-Made Materials Discovered in Kassam Rocket Factories Excerpt; “The materials included Israeli fertilizer that Palestinian terrorists were using for explosives.” Israel Issues Hijack Alert to All Airlines Excerpt; “Fearing Hezbollah retaliation for Imad Mugniyah’s death.” IDF Troops Arrest Ten Palestinian Fugitives

Olmert: Duplicitous “Promises”, Shas: Knowingly Duped

February 21st, 2008

. From the 2000 Camp David Summit: Barak’s Jerusalem Division Map Commentary; This author, and many others, have received this message from Pini Itzchaky, advisor to Shas Chaver Knesset Atias, in response to the ongoing email bombardment of Shas MKs demanding that they leave the Olmert regime; The Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert: “It has been […]

Israel: “Vibrant Business Climate”, Low Quality Governance

February 21st, 2008

. Commentary; Managing Partner and co-founder of NGN Capital Ken Abramowitz spoke out sentiments at the Jerusalem conference that many of us have known for quite some time when he contrasted Israel’s booming, “vibrant business climate” and its high level of competence with Israel’s abysmally “low quality” of national leadership and governance. MB Venture Capitalist […]

Thursday War News: Kassams Bombard Sderot, Negev Towns, IDF Strikes Launchers; Islamics Rock Jewish Vehicles, 23 Terrorists Arrested

February 21st, 2008

. Kassam Rocket Lands Near Sufa Crossing in Southern Gaza Arabs Attack IDF Patrol [Near Gaza Fence] Kassams Hit Building Near Kibbutz Nahal Oz IAF Strikes Kassam Rocket-Launching Cell; No Word on Casualties Two Kassam Rockets Strike Open Areas Near Sderot; None Wounded Two Kassams Hit Western Negev; No Wounded or Damage IDF Arrests 23 […]

Shas Latest Variation: Will Leave “if Negotiations Continue”

February 20th, 2008

. “I say, We’ve been punked” Commentary; No, Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick is not the only one getting “punked.” Rav Ovadia and all of the Jews are getting “punked” daily . It looks as if Israel National News has picked up on this blog’s assertion that Shas has now totally sacked it’s solemn promise “to […]

Wednesday War News: Kassams Continue; Rocks, Firebombs and Terrorist Arrests in Yehuda, Shomron, Jordan Valley

February 20th, 2008

. Kassam Rocket Strikes Open Area in Western Negev; None Wounded Terrorists Fire One Rocket at Sderot Kassam Rocket Launched From Gaza Hits Israel; No Casualties Soldiers Find Bomb Near Jenin IDF Arrests Six Wanted Terrorists [in Ramallah, Jordan Valley] Terrorists Attack Bus Near Shechem Arabs Attack Soldiers Near Jenin