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International YMCA launches campaign against Israel

Wednesday, February 28th, 2001

The World Alliance of YMCAs, based in Geneva, is injecting itself into Middle East politics by launching an anti-Israel crusade, which is causing a rift between YMCAs in the US and Canada and the worldwide organization. The international group has posted on its Web site a 3,000 word report based on a five day visit […]


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An open letter to Prime Minister-elect Ariel Sharon:

Wednesday, February 28th, 2001

Dear Prime Minister-elect Sharon: We have noted with interest your call to Diaspora Jewry on February 22, 2001 to “voice its opinions on keeping Jerusalem undivided.” We understand that you see American Jewry “as a major strategic asset to Israel,” and you intend to develop and nurture the relationship. We, at Americans for a Safe […]


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Truth and Consequences for Saddam

Tuesday, February 27th, 2001

(Washington, D.C.) At his press conference last Thursday, President Bush reiterated a commitment he has made repeatedly in recent months: Saddam Hussein will not be allowed to have weapons of mass destruction (WMD). As the President put it: “The primary goal is to make it clear to Saddam that we expect him to be a […]


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Powell keeps economic pressure on Iraq

Tuesday, February 27th, 2001

NEW YORK – The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized Secretary of State Colin Powell for his demand that Israel stop using economic pressure against Yasir Arafat’s terrorist regime, at the same time that Powell himself continues advocating American economic pressure to combat Saddam Hussein’s terrorist regime. During his current visit to Israel and […]


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Thanks for Arming Us

Monday, February 26th, 2001

The state of Israel has armed its enemies. After six years it is still difficult to digest this. It is hard to believe that by its own hand,. Israel built up a hostile military force and let it entrench itself in the heart of the country, “How do we expect them to keep order if […]


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Haifa preparing for possible Katyushas

Monday, February 26th, 2001

HAIFA (February 22) – Local authorities from Haifa northward have received instructions to make appropriate preparations for the possibility of Katyusha rocket attacks from south Lebanon, OC Home Front Command Maj.-Gen. Gaby Ophir said yesterday. “Regarding Haifa and the bayside suburbs, for the past year, Home Front Command generally and the district commanders in particular […]


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Miracle In Efrat: Terrorist Victim Takes 14 Bullets

Thursday, February 22nd, 2001

“There is no other explanation, except that it is a miracle.” So says the sister-in-law of Roni Diament of Efrat, who was shot 14 times in the stomach and chest by Palestinian terrorists last night – but who underwent an operation this afternoon and is no longer in life-threatening danger. His condition had deteriorated over […]


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Waqf Forbids Tourists On Temple Mount

Wednesday, February 21st, 2001

The Moslem Waqf continues in its refusal to allow tourists – or any non-Moslem – to visit the Temple Mount. Waqf director Adnan al-Husseini rejected the government’s request, and said that this is an “internal Waqf matter, and Israel has no right to intervene in it… It is our prerogative to open and close the […]


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Clinton’s Middle East Policy: An Epithaph

Wednesday, February 21st, 2001

President Clinton’s Middle East machinations in the waning days of his presidency meant much more than just “sound and fury signifying nothing.” His desperate attempts to cobble together yet another meaningless agreement between Barak and Arafat also demonstrated the serious damage inflicted on Israel during his administration. The ramifications of the President’s bridging proposals, which […]


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In Face of Terrorism – Military, rather than political option

Tuesday, February 20th, 2001

Seven and a half years following the signing of the Oslo Accords, seven and a half years of exacerbated anti-Jewish and anti-Israel incitement by PLO’s education and media systems, seven and a half years of unprecedented Palestinian non-compliance and terrorism in spite of – and due to – unprecedented Israeli concessions, have demonstrated that there […]


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