Archive for June, 2009

Friday, Shabbos, Sunday War News: Kassam Rocket, IAF Response and Gaza Terrorists Detonate Bomb Near Troops; Terrorist Nabbed Near Modiin Illit, 4 Rock Attacks Upon Jewish Autos

June 14th, 2009

. Palestinians Detonate Bomb Near Troops Kassam Rocket Hits Sdot Negev Region IAF Bombs 2 Gaza Smuggling Tunnels in Response to Kassam Attack Palestinians Hurl Rocks at Israeli Car Near Kalkilya IDF Arrests One Terror Suspect in Na’alin [Two Kilometers North of Modiin Illit] Israeli Vehicle Damaged in Stoning Southwest of Bethlehem Palestinians Stone Israeli […]

Parsha Korach 5769: Proficiency and Merit vs Protexia and Political Self-Interest

June 14th, 2009

. by Moshe Burt This Parsha HaShevua may seem to the reader a continuation of Parsha Shelach. This is done by intention because it seems very much as if Korach and his attempted power grab is a logical after-affect of the denial of Eetz Yisrael by 10 of the 12 miraglim (spies). The Sefer “Torah […]

Tuesday Thru Thursday War News: Gaza Terrorist Gunmen Fire at IDF at Border Points, Terrorists Killed in Smuggling Tunnel Collapse; 34 Terrorists Nabbed in Operations, Arabs Stone Jewish Autos, Police Foil PA Arabs’ Infiltration by Dead Sea

June 11th, 2009

. IDF Troops Attacked [by Terrorist Gunmen] Near Gaza Border Arab Terrorists Shoot at IDF Troops Near Karni Crossing Palestinian [Terrorist] Killed in Gaza Smuggling Tunnel Collapse IDF Arrests Nine Terror Suspects [Near Kalkilya, Shechem, Ramallah] Arabs Stone Cars South of Shechem IDF Forces Arrest Four Arab Suspects in Hevron Nine Wanted Terrorists Arrested [Near […]

Obama’s Cairo Speech, Policies and the Jews

June 8th, 2009

. Commentary: I am dispensing with the 3rd person “this author” on this one. America’s president Barack Hussein Obama has made his Cairo speech. Aside from the questions of what it’s decipherings, implications and deeper meanings and analysis could mean to Israel and to the Jewish world, the question is; What Should Hussein Obama’s Cairo […]

Sunday, Monday War News: Major Terror Attack, Kidnapping at Karni Crossing Foiled by IDF; 10 Terrorists Nabbed, Stonings, Firebomb Attacks on Jewish Autos Near Ramallah, Sinjil, Hevron, Near Tapuach Junction as Arab Crossings in the Shechem Area Open 24/7 for “Goodwill”

June 8th, 2009

. 4 [Islamic] Gunmen Killed as Major Terror Attack Averted at Karni Crossing Commentary: This is what ALWAYS HAPPENS when “Goodwill gestures” are undertaken to make life Arab lives easier. MB Related report: Terror Attempt to Capture Soldiers Thwarted IDF Arrests Four Terror Suspects in Yesha Arabs Stone Car Near Hevron, No Injuries Firebomb Attack […]

Parsha Shelach 5769: Shelach Turned on its Head

June 7th, 2009

. by Moshe Burt Observing the political governmental scene in Israel today, this author’s memories harken back to the late-1980s in Philadelphia, in the years just prior to becoming Ba’al Teshuva. The conservative synagogue attended for Rosh Hoshana and Yom Kippur had a practice of bringing in a young JTS (Jewish Theological Seminary) guest Rabbi […]

Thursday, Friday, Shabbos War News: Kassam Rocket Hits West Negev, Firebomb Attacks on Karni Crossing, Abu Dis, Terrorist Nabbed With Knife in Hevron, 2 Auto “Accidents” Involving PA Cars -Jewish Teen Killed, Pipe Bombs in Kalkilya, Shechem as Kalkilya Roadblock Comes Down, Terrorist Nabbed Near Ramallah, Near-Lynch of MKs Eldad, Ariel, Uranium Traces Found At Syrian Site Bombed by Israel in 2006

June 7th, 2009

. Kassam Rocket Strikes Open Area in Western Negev [Firebomb] Attacks in Abu Dis, [Gaza] Karni Crossing Palestinian Armed With Knife Arrested [on Shabbos] Near Hebron’s Jewish Quarter Hevron Teen Killed [Friday] by PA Car [David Matar Wounded in Similar Circumstances Thursday] Pipe Bomb Thrown at IDF Force Near Kalkilya Two Kalkilya Roadblocks Going Down […]

Tuesday, Wednesday War News: Islamic Terror Continues, but Barak’s IDF Keeps Ousting Jews, Removing Roadblocks, Easing Restrictions on Arabs

June 3rd, 2009

. Arabs Throw Bomb at Troops [at IDF position between Gush Etzion and Hevron -- Device did not Explode] Arabs Stone Car Near Tekoa Palestinian Youth Stabs IDF Soldier [in "Humanitarian Lane" of Hawara Checkpoint Near Shechem] Samaria Shooting Attack [Terrorists Fired at Jewish Vehicle East of Kalkilya] IDF Arrests 13 Terror Suspects [East of […]

Shabbos Thru Monday War News: Gaza Mortar Attacks, Hamas Continues Military Build Up; 13 Terrorists Nabbed – 1 With Pipe Bomb, Senior Hamas Terrorist Killed, Arabs Nabbed Digging for Jewish Gold

June 1st, 2009

. Mortar Attack on Shaar Hanegev Gaza Terrorists Fire Mortar Shell at Israel, Fails to Reach Target [Landed in North Gaza] Diskin: Hamas Continues Military Build Up [Including Arms Smuggling Through Tunnels] IDF Arrests 11 Terror Suspects in Yesha [in Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Hevron] Arabs Caught Digging for Gold at Archaeological Ruins [at Site Near […]