Archive for October, 2008

Shas Talks on Joining Livni Government: Jerusalem Not Necessarily Red Line?

October 17th, 2008

. Commentary; Is there anything at all new under the sun? We’ve known the FACTS regarding Shas’ Jerusalem priority, or lack thereof, for over six months. MB Shas Negotiating Attorney Indicates Jerusalem Not Necessarily Red Line, Dr. Aaron Lerner Date: 17 October 2008 (IMRA) Full Text; In a live interview broadcast during the noon news […]

Chol HaMo’ed, Erev Shabbos War News: IDF Nabs 14 Terrorists, Shoot Another, Arabs Caught With Explosives near Jenin, Firebombers Elude IDF After Tossing Molotovs Near Beit El

October 17th, 2008

. IDF Troops Arrest 10 Palestinians [Near Bethlehem, Jordan Valley] Two Arab Fire-Bombers Escaped [After Tossing Firebomps Near Beit El] Palestinians Caught with 20 kg of Explosives [South of Jenin] IDF Arrests 3 Palestinians During Night Ops Troops Shoot Palestinian Fire-Bomber [North of Ramallah] Soldiers Detain Palestinian Carrying Knife at Hawara Checkpoint

Shabbos Chol HaMoed Succot: The Eternality of Hashem’s Covenant with B’nai Yisrael

October 15th, 2008

. by Moshe Burt There is a section of our leyning for Shabbos Chol HaMoed Succot, immediately following Hashem’s pronouncement of The Thirteen Attributes, which can be seen as directly connected to our Haftorah; He said, ‘Behold, I seal a covenant before your entire nation I will make distinctions such as have never been created […]

Succot, Chol HaMo’ed War News: Terror Suspected in Jerusalem Auto Collision, 4 Terrorists Nabbed, IDF Detonates Hevron Tunnel and Foils Beit El Terror Attempt, Molotov Attack Near Ramallah, 700 More PA Troops to Hevron

October 15th, 2008

. Victim’s Son Suspects Terror Attack [Mother Killed Tuesday in Auto Collision in Ramot in Jerusalem] IDF Troops Arrest 4 Palestinian Terror Suspects [in Ramallah, Bethlehem] IDF Destroys Hevron Tunnel, Foils Beit El Terrorist Attack, by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu (Israel National News) IDF Kills Palestinian Throwing Molotov cocktails Near Beit El, Yaakov Katz (Jerusalem Post) […]

Succot 5769 — The Redemption: Promise, Unity and Fulfillment

October 12th, 2008

. By Moshe Burt Having emerged from Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur and, hopefully we have all been inscribed and sealed for a happy, healthy, successful and meaningful year and years ahead, we find ourselves in the midst of Succot. During Succot, the B’nai Yisrael, as an Am Segula (a nation apart and unique from […]

Shabbos, Sunday War News: Gaza Arabs Die in Tunnel Work Accident; IDF Nabs 7 Terrorists, Infiltration Attempts at Har Bracha and Near Yitzhar, Stabbing Attempts in Hevron, Arabs Attack Jerusalem Police, Rock and Firebomb Attacks

October 12th, 2008

. Gaza Arabs Killed in Tunnel Blast [Work Accident] IDF Arrests 7 Terror Suspects [In and Near Shechem, in Hevron] Rock Attack [Near Maaleh Shomron] in Samaria Attempted Infiltration [by 3 Arabs] in Har Bracha IDF: Palestinian Farmers Arrived at Land Near Yitzhar Without Permit Report: Arabs Attack Police in Jerusalem Border Police Foil 2 […]

Friday War News: Gaza Tunnels Still Operating; Arabs Hurl Rocks at Jerusalem Yeshiva, at Jewih Cars Near Bethlehem, Shechem, Four Terrorists Nabbed

October 10th, 2008

. Despite PR Blitz Gaza Tunnels Still In Full Operation [Should This Amaze Anyone?] 3 Arab Youths Hurl Stones at Jerusalem Yeshiva; None Hurt Stones Thrown at Israeli Vehicle Near Bethlehem Arabs Stone Car Near Shechem IDF Troops Arrest Four Palestinian Fugitives

What and Who Drove Ex-IDF, Mossad Officials’ Video Supporting Obama?

October 8th, 2008

. Commentary; This author has thought long and hard as to whether to blog on this travesty. Ordinarily, an election in the US seems not to be appropriate for blogging here, for the truth is that policy and actions undertaken here emanate here in Israel. Further, there was a time when Israeli leaders stood up […]

Emergency Update: Israeli Government Handing Over Hevron Security to PA

October 7th, 2008

. Commentary; Received this email tonight from Mattot Arim — Cities of Israel. In their typical blundering, suicidal political expedience, it appears that the Olmert/Livni Regime is intent wreaking havoc upon the Jews of Hevron, Again. MB Emergency update. Very soon, crazy as this may seem to you, the Israeli Government intends to transfer responsibility […]

Parsha Ha’azinu 5769: Hashem’s Hester Panim — Then and Now?

October 7th, 2008

. by Moshe Burt Shem Mishmuel describes Ha’azinu as; A poem which Moshe Rabbeinu recited to Klal Yisrael… It discusses the uniqueness of Klal Yisrael, their future, how they should conduct themselves, how they will stray, and how Hashem will treat them mercifully. (Shem Mishmuel, Rabbi Shmuel Bornstein, Parsha Ha’azinu, pge 433) He further indicates […]