Archive for August, 2009

Wednesday War News: Bomb Explodes Near IDF Patrol by Nahal Oz; IDF Nabs Suspect in Murder of Jewish Cabbie, IDF Nabs 12 Terrorists, Injuries in Rock Attack Near Karnei Shomron

August 19th, 2009

Bomb Explodes Near Gaza Fence [Near Nahal Oz] Related report: Bomb Detonated Near IDF Patrol Along Gaza-Israel Border IDF Arrests Arab Murder Suspect [in May Murder of Jewish Cabbie] IDF Arrests 12 Terror Suspects in Yesha Woman Wounded by Arab Rock Throwing Near Karnei Shomron Related report: Update: Two Other People Injured in Rock Attack […]

Shabbos Thru Tuesday War News: Hamas Diverts Cement to Smuggling Tunnels, Hamas Using Mosques to Spread Hatred; 16 Terrorists Nabbed Including Weapons — 2 in Attempt on Border Police, Teenage Terrorist Nabbed for Planting Explosives in Gush Etzion, Arab Women Nabbed With 2 Knives, Arab Rock Attacks on Autos, Bus

August 18th, 2009

Hamas Diverts Cement for Cemetery to Build Smuggling Tunnels [Israel Halts Cement Shipments] Hamas Accused of Using Mosques to Spread Hatred [So What Else is New?] Teenage Terrorist [Who Planted a Number of Explosive Devices in Gush Etzion] Caught in Beit Omer IDF Arrests Four Terror Suspects in Yesha Drunk Arab Youth Stabbed 2 Border […]

Parsha Shoftim 5769: Israeli Governance: Justice in Judgement, or Subversion Thereof?

August 14th, 2009

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 in which Moshe Rabbeinu urges […]

Wednesday Thru Friday War News: 14 Terrorists Nabbed, Terrorists’ Molotov Attacks, Stonings and Shootings in Yesha Locations

August 13th, 2009

IDF Arrests Seven Terror Suspects in Yesha [Near Shechem, Ramallah and Kalkilya Areas] Firebomb Attack Near Bethlehem Israeli Car Damaged in Molotov Cocktail Attack South of Jerusalem [3 Molotovs Thrown] Soldier Lightly Hurt as Palestinians Stone His Car Near Hebron Molotov Cocktail Hurled at Israeli Car [Near Village of Tzurif in Bethlehem Area] IDF Arrests […]

Bibi: “No [More] Unilateral Expulsions”, But Pro-Expulsion Judge Up for High Court?

August 12th, 2009

Commentary: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu recently promised not to repeat the “mistake” of 2005′s expulsion of Jews from Gush Katif and the 4 Shomron Towns. Israel National News reports: Promising not to surrender communities in Judea and Samaria to the Palestinian Authority, the Prime Minister said there will be no unilateral expulsions. But one must […]

Monday, Tuesday War News: Gaza Mortars Fall as Terrorists Fire on IDF Near Karni, IAF Hits Smuggling Tunnel; Arab Nabbed for Assault on Jewish Woman, 14 Terrorists Nabbed, IDF Seizes Bomb From Arab Teen

August 11th, 2009

Mortar Shell Fired at Western Negev Gaza Terrorists Fire at Soldiers Near Karni Crossing 2 Mortar Shells Fired at Erez Crossing [Fell on Gaza Side of Perimeter Fence] IAF Hits [Smuggling] Tunnel in Response to Kassam [and 2 Mortar Shells] Arab Arrested for Raping Israeli Woman IDF Arrests Eight Terror Suspects [in Kalkilyah, Ramallah, and […]

Thursday Thru Sunday War News: Kassam From Gaza Hits West Negev, Arab Arson in Galilee?, 7 Terrorists Nabbed, Arabs Stone Jews Near Shechem, Kalkilya, Jews Attacked at Tomb of Shimon HaTzaddik, Regime Removes Jews From Destroyed Town of Homesh

August 9th, 2009

Kassam From Gaza Explodes in West Negev IDF Arrests Four Terror Suspects in Yesha Arabs Suspected of Arson of Galilee Factory PA Arabs Stone Car in Samaria [Near Shechem] Jewish Worshipers Attacked [at Tomb of Shimon HaTzaddik] in Jerusalem IDF Sabbath Violations in Homesh [Removed Jewish Youths] Related report: [More Regime Mind Games?] IDF: Sabbath […]

Parsha R’ei 5769 — The Kindness of Chessed Toward One’s Fellow Jew

August 7th, 2009

By, Moshe Burt According to Rashi, Moshe Rabbeinu begins our Parsha R’ei by informing the B’nei Yisrael about the blessing and the curse to be pronounced to them upon their entry to Eretz Yisrael from Mount Gerizim and Mount Eval. Moshe Rabbeinu continues his mussar saying: “Behold, I set before you … a blessing and […]

Monday Through Wednesday War News: Northern Border a Powderkeg, Could Explode; IDF Nabs 28 Terrorists and 2 Arabs With Knives, Arabs Stone Jewish Auto Near Kalkilya, Hebron’s Zion Route Reopened to Arab Traffic, Arabs Attack Jew in Old City – Elude Capture Via Mosques on Har HaBayit

August 5th, 2009

Deputy OC Northern Command: ‘Stability in North Could be Shattered’ [Hezbollah Tries to Salvage Rockets, Munitions From Exploded Arms Cache Last Month] Related report: Hezbollah Stockpiles 40,000 Rockets Near Israel Border IDF Arrests Terror Suspect Near Bethlehem IDF Stops Arab With Knife Near Kalkilya Arabs Throw Rocks at Israeli Car [Near Kalkilya] IDF Arrests Thirteen […]

Ehud Barak Planning Imminent Demolition of Gush Etzion Home of IDF Commando??

August 3rd, 2009

Received this email from Mattot Arim today and am urging everyone reading this to contact Shas Minister Eli Yishai and Shas Chavrei Knesset to nix Ehud Barak’s apparent attempt in the coming days to demolish this home in Gush Etzion: From: mattot.arim@gmail.com : URGENT: The home of a reserve commando officer who has risked his […]