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Mitchell report missed it

Thursday, May 31st, 2001

Former Sen. George Mitchell and four eminent colleagues were asked in October by then-President Clinton to write a report about the outbreak of Palestinian-Israeli violence "to determine what happened and how to avoid it recurring in the future." The fact-finding committee traveled to the region, held consultations with leaders and issued its report last week. […]


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Qaddoumi Calls for Terrorist Acts Against US Interests

Thursday, May 31st, 2001

Head of the political department in the PLO, Farouq Al-Qaddoumi called for attacks on American and European interests in the Middle East. Following are excerpts of his statement: “The political discourse is now changing. We don’t want speeches but rather acts. The masses have to translate this political discourse into action. [Let me be] loud […]


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The Oslo Wedding Hall

Wednesday, May 30th, 2001

It is impossible not see the horrible tragedy at the “Versailles” wedding hall in Jerusalem as metaphor for the current condition of all of Israel. Musses of people dancing happily while standing on a thin shell with no underpinnings, whose support beams have all been removed by corrupt criminals and irresponsible fools. Dancing unknowingly in […]


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Securing Peace

Wednesday, May 30th, 2001

President Bush better handle on the Middle East than his own Secretary of State. Amid fresh reports of Arab-Israeli violence, Colin Powell is in hand-wringing mode-endorsing wise men’s reports, conceiving frameworks and timelines, appointing special envoys, praising good, denouncing bad. Meanwhile, the President enunciates general principles (like, “We will stand up for our friends in […]


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Action Alert:Move the US Embassy From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem!

Sunday, May 27th, 2001

May 31st is the deadline for President Bush’s decision to fulfill his campaign promise and relocate the American Embassy to Jerusalem. Therefore, AFSI urges everyone to call the White House and request that S.1322, an act to provide for the relocation of the United States Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, be implemented IMMEDIATELY. S.1322 states […]


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To Whom does Haifa belong?

Sunday, May 27th, 2001

In an article entitled "To Whom does Haifa belong?" in the PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, columnist Kheiri Mansur repeats Palestinian accusations that Israel forges history and archeology to falsely establish the Jewish right to Israel. But this article expands these accusations to include Haifa, which is part of pre-1967 Israel. "The latest historical forgery committed […]


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Why Arafat will not stop his war.

Sunday, May 27th, 2001

On May 6, the Israeli navy intercepted a Lebanese ship headed for Gaza. It carried a full cargo of weapons, including Katyusha rockets and Strella antiaircraft missiles. These are not weapons of protest. These are not weapons for demonstrations. These are weapons for all-out war. The Katyushas can reach the most densely populated parts of […]


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Hebron’s Jewish Residents: Holding on Despite Terrorists in the Hills, Leftists in the Police, and Would-Be Evacuators on the Mitchell Committee.

Friday, May 25th, 2001

Like most months, April was up-and-down for the Jewish residents of Hebron. They got no further in their struggle to convince the Israeli government to take back the surrounding Abu Sneineh hills from where, Palestinian snipers catch Jews in the cross hairs, and their struggle with the left-wing police assigned to their city seemed to […]


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Miracles, Miracles and More Miracles

Thursday, May 24th, 2001

Last week the sky was lit up with the bright glow of tens of bon fires. Kfar Darom’s Lag B’Omer celebrations began with a large community bonfire. The children, of course, were in charge of gathering the wood while the adults were put to work making falafels and setting up the wood so that it […]


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Israel set to abandon China Phalcon deal

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2001

Israel set to abandon China Phalcon dealBush administration adamant that $250 million sale be canceled Israeli officials are set to formally discuss ending a contract to sell China a Phalcon airborne early-warning aircraft after the Bush White House voiced strong opposition to the plan. Geostrategy-Direct, a weekly military intelligence newsletter, said yesterday that the Bush […]


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