Archive for April, 2009

Yom Ha’atzmaut — Modern-Day Jewish State of Israel at 61

April 29th, 2009

. by Moshe Burt A couple of thoughts on the 61st anniversary of Modern-Day Jewish State of Israel: 1/ It should only be that all of B’nai Yisrael, forget the non-Jewish world, that all Jews, everywhere, unite and internalize modern-day Israel as a Jewish State, as a Jewish entity, as a Jewish Land connected to […]

Shabbos Thru Monday War News: “Friend” Turkey Military Drills With Syria, Terror Attack Near Hevron Ignored — or Censored?, Stonings of Jewish Cars, 15 Terrorists Nabbed, IDF vs Syrian Drug Smuggling, Terrorist Explosive at Itamar Fence, Terror Attack at Yitzhar

April 27th, 2009

. Turkey, ‘Israel’s Muslim Friend,’ in Military Drill with Syria [3- Day Drill Ankara says will “Boost Friendship, Cooperation..."], by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu (Israel National News) The ‘Secret’ Terrorist Attack Media Ignored [Arab Terrorist Shot Over a Dozen Bullets at Car With Six Jews in the Southern Hevron Hills Last Wednesday -- Ignored, or Censored?], […]

Parsha Acharei Mos/Kedoshim 5769: The Kohen – Paradigm for Loving Care, Conduit for Unity

April 26th, 2009

. by Moshe Burt Our twin Parshiyot; Acharei Mos and Kedoshim are what baseball fans refer to as another of the “doubleheader” parshas. And just as Parshiyot Tazria and Metzora are extensions of each other, visa vi Tumah and Ta’Hara regarding post-birth, regarding skin, hair, clothing or regarding one’s home or building; Acharei Mos and […]

Vilna’i: All Israel in Range of Hamas, Hezbollah Rockets

April 24th, 2009

. Commentary: Boker Tov Am Yisrael! As if Vilna’i’s warning should come as any great shock to anyone with eyes, ears or a functioning brain in their head. But it just boggles the mind how the typical Yosef Q. Israeli doesn’t have his back up at the mal-feasance and non-feasance of successive governments, including Netanyahu, […]

Thursday, Friday War News: Kassam Fired From Gaza at Kibbutz, 8 Terrorists Nabbed in Operations; 5 Police Wounded in Arab Riots, Arabs Stone Firefighters Fighting Fire near Tulkarem, Arabs Stone Jewish Car Near Jenin

April 24th, 2009

. Commentary: If you think that this is quiet, just imagine all the news which the regime continues censoring and all the terror attempts being foiled! (MB) Kassam Fired From Gaza Lands Near Sha’ar Hanegev Kibbutz IDF Arrests 3 Terror Suspects [in Shechem] Five Police Wounded in Kafr Kassem Rioting [Over Demolition of Illegally-Built Structure] […]

Monday Thru Wednesday War News: 23 Terrorists Nabbed, 4 Bombs Found in Ramle — Gang or Terror-Related?, Molotov Cocktail Attacks Near Ramallah, Beit El, Rock Attack Damages Vehicle Near Hevron

April 22nd, 2009

. IDF Arrests 8 Terror Suspects [in Ramallah, in Bethlehem, and an Arab Village South of Bethlehem] IDF Forces Arrest 15 Arabs [Terrorists] in Yesha [5 in Kalkilya, Pistol Found in Home Searched] 4 Bombs Ready for Detonation Discovered in Ramle [Gang Violence or Terrorism] Two Molotov Cocktail Attacks on Israeli Vehicles [Near Ramallah, Southwest […]

Recent War News: 13 Terrorists Nabbed, Possible Terror Attack Averted on Be’er Sheva – Dimona Train, 2 Police Hit by Arab Auto, Terrorist Killed Throwing Bomb at Beit El Home

April 19th, 2009

. Ten Terrorists Arrested [in Ramallah Area, North of Jerusalem, Hevron and Bethlehem, South of Jerusalem] Possible Terrorist Act [Sunday] Against Train Near Be’er Sheva [Enroute to Dimona] IDF Arrests Three Arab [Terrorists] Suspects Two Policemen Wounded After Being Hit by Palestinian Car [at Hizme Checkpoint Near Jerusalem] Terrorist Who Threw Bomb at Beit El […]

Parshiyot Tazria/Metzora 5769: Ta’amei and Tahara on National Level

April 18th, 2009

. In learning about the laws of tzara’as, we find posukim which are a pelah, a wonderment. Torah relates in our Parsha; “If the tzara’as will erupt on the skin, and … will cover the entire skin of the afflicted from his head to his feet, wherever the eyes of the Kohen can see — […]

Israel’s Imperatives: Confident Leadership, Cohesion of National Purpose

April 17th, 2009

. The Jerusalem Post’s David Horovitz has written a commentary noting that Israel faces security challenges requiring confident leadership and cohesion of national purpose: Home Truths About Gaza, by David Horovitz (Jerusalem Post) Excerpts: Are we losing the capacity to distinguish between what we know from our own experiences to be true or credible and […]

Wednesday-Friday War News: 2 Gaza Rockets and IDF Retaliation; IDF Nabs 6 Terrorists, Attempted Terrorist Infiltration of Beit Hagai Foiled, Molotovs and Stonings at Kalkilya, Azoun, Karnei Shomron, Lower Galilee

April 17th, 2009

. Gaza: Palestinian Gunmen Launch Rocket into Israel; No Casualties Israeli Air Strike on Southern Gaza [Booby-Trapped Building Destroyed Near Security Fence Near Deir al-Balah] Kassam Hits Eshkol Region [Wednesday Night]; None Hurt IDF Troops Arrest Five Palestinian [Terrorists] Fugitives Terrorist Killed in Jewish Town [Beit Hagai] Near Hevron, by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu (Israel National […]