Archive for August, 2008

Parsha Shoftim 5768: Israeli Governance: The Subversion of Justice in Judgement

August 30th, 2008

. by Moshe Burt The third posuk of our Parsha reads; “Tzedek, Tzedek tierdof…” Righteousness, righteousness (also rendered Justice, Justice) you shall pursue that you may live and inherit the land which the Lord, your G’d gives you.” (Sefer Devarim, Perek 16, posuk 20) This posuk follows immediately after the opening of our Parsha; “Judges […]

HillTop Residents Seek Financial Help Against Unfounded Evictions

August 29th, 2008

. Commentary; Israel National News has reported, as have other media, about the 3 young married men living on Hilltops; 2 from Givat Adei Ad next to Shilo, and a 3rd man from a hilltop at Yitzhar who are being singled out by the military command for eviction on bogus grounds. I am told that […]

Friday War News: Arab Nabbed With Knife Near Ma’orot HaMachpela, IDF Arrests Arab Attackers, 3 Terrorists Nabbed, Hezbollah has Advanced Missiles From Iran

August 29th, 2008

. Palestinian Arrested Near Cave of the Patriarchs in Possession of Knife Hevron: Soldiers Arrest Arab Attackers IDF Arrests Three Palestinians During Operations Iran Supplied Hezbollah With Advanced Missiles, by Roee Nahmias (Ynet)

Thursday War News: Terror Cell Including 2 Israeli Arabs Nabbed for Planning Attacks, Pardoned Fatah Man ‘Returned to Terror’ Nabbed, Rocks and Molotovs Tossed at Jewish Bus, Cars, Large Cache of Illegal Gas Owned by Israeli Arab Seized, 5 Islamic Jihad Terrorists Nabbed

August 28th, 2008

. Two Israeli Arabs suspected of Planning Terror Attacks Terror Cell that Planned to Assassinate Israeli Pilots, Scientists Arrested Israel Arrests Fatah Man Who Was Pardoned but ‘Returned to Terror’, By Michael Freund (Jerusalem Post) Arabs Damage Bus in Hevron, Firebomb Cars in Samaria Palestinians Throw Molotov Cocktail at Israeli Car [East of Kalkilya]; No […]

US Manned Early-Warning Radar System: Israel Sitting Ducks?

August 28th, 2008

. Commentary; Israel’s securing of a high-powered early-warning missile radar system in the Negev, manned by U.S. military personnel is not without its consequences relating to Israel’s security and sovereignty. Below are comments by Dr. Aaron Lerner of IMRA as well as commentaries by Caroline Glick and by Aluf Benn and Barak Ravid on the […]

Would You Feel “Safe” in This Portable Shelter???

August 28th, 2008

. Commentary; How is it possible that 70 children will be able to fit into the above-pictured shelter without over-crowding, with scarcely any room to breathe? And so the regime continues developing hazardous alternatives to solving and eliminating THE problem; terrorist rocket and mortar fire from Gaza as well as weapons and munitions smuggling into […]

Wednesday War News: Another Kassam Hits Negev; Arabs Stone Galilee Border Policeman, 6 Terrorists Nabbed, Stonings in Gush Etzion and Near Ramallah

August 27th, 2008

. Kassam Hits Negev; No Injuries Arabs Throw Rocks at Border Policeman in Galilee IDF Arrests 6 [Terrorist] Palestinians During… Night Ops Car Stoned in Gush Etzion Car Stoned in Samaria [Near Ramallah]; No Injuries

Tuesday War News: 2 Kassams Fired at Negev, Only Israeli Action — Closing Crossings; IDF Nabs 4 Terrorists, Israeli Bus Stoned Near Ramallah, 7 Shuafat Arabs Nabbed for Kidnapping

August 26th, 2008

. Palestinians Fire Second Kassam Rocket at Western Negev; No Wounded Kassam Rocket Lands Near Sha’ar Hanegev Kibbutz; No Casualties Gaza Crossings to Remain Closed Tuesday Following Kassam Attacks IDF Arrests 4 Wanted Palestinians [Terrorists] Overnight [in Tulkarm, Ramallah and Hevron] Palestinians Stone Israeli Bus Near Ramallah; No Wounded Seven Shuafat Residents Arrested on Suspicion […]

Beware of Uzi Dayan; Remember Rabin on Golan Heights

August 25th, 2008

. Commentary; Before getting all excited about Uzi Dayan, the suddenly turned hawk who just joined Likud, one would do well to take a history lesson from Mordechai Ben-Menachem’s citing of Yitzchak Rabin’s 1992 prime ministerial campaign pronouncement and by reading the link text in it’s totality; When Yitzhak Rabin ran for election as Israel’s […]

Monday War News: Jerusalem Arabs Nabbed for Conspiring With PA Police, 6 Terrorists Nabbed, Released Terrorists Laughable Disavow of Terror, Abbas: ‘No Peace Without Release of All Prisoners’ (Read Terrorists, Including Barghouti), UNIFIL and Hezbollah

August 25th, 2008

. Jerusalem Arabs Arrested For Connection to PA Police IDF Troops Arrest Six Palestinian Fugitives Terrorists Sign Promise Not To Return to Violence [What a Laugh!] [Mahmud Abbas:]‘There’ll be No Peace Without the Release of All Our Prisoners’ Abbas ‘Waiting for Barghouti’ UNIFIL Doesn’t Enter Villages Where Hezbollah Operates, by Dr. Aaron Lerner (IMRA)