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Who Is Coming to Israel This Week?

Thursday, October 31st, 2002

(IsraelNN.com) During the coming week 884 new immigrants are expected to arrive in Israel. Of these 278 are from Ukraine, 207 from Russia, 180 from Argentina, 92 from the Central Asian Republics of the former Soviet Union and the Southern Caucasus, 53 from Ethiopia, 35 from France, 10 from the USA and the rest from […]


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Sharon’s Sorta Withdrawal from Ramallah May Have Given Israel “Wiggle Room”

Thursday, October 31st, 2002

While most observers believe Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon released the siege on PA leader Yasir Arafat’s decimated Mukata Compound in Ramallah because the US gave the command, others say the redeployment was part of a well thought out plan. According to this theory, Mr. Sharon temporarily gave up expelling Mr. Arafat so that Israel […]


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Ignore Hate Today, Die Tomorrow

Wednesday, October 30th, 2002

Even if you squeeze your hands over your ears, you will still hear it. Breaking glass, burning synagogues and diplomats making filthy anti-Semitic remarks mean that a sickening number of people around the world, many in high office, would have no great objections if the concentration camps arrived again, and would even take pleasure in […]


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Sharon Sees A Potential Threat Along the Northern Border

Tuesday, October 29th, 2002

(IsraelNN.com) Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee that the situation along the northern border is being carefully monitored, adding events could result in the border becoming another hostile front. Sharon confirmed security forces continue to monitor Hizbullah activities, as well as Syrian support for the terror organization, […]


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Argentinean Immigrants Celebrate in a Warm Sukka

Monday, October 28th, 2002

Cecilia Cohen has rarely had the opportunity to spend Sukkot in a sukka. In her native Patagonia in Southern Argentina she explained that her family had built a sukka several times in her childhood, but with her home city of Comodoro Rivadavia continually buffeted by end of winter high winds, sitting in the booth was […]


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Three Killed In Ariel Terrorist Blast

Monday, October 28th, 2002

Three soldiers were killed in the gas station outside Ariel late this morning when a human bomb blew himself up close to a group of soldiers. The Palestinian terrorist was spotted before the explosion, some soldiers wrestled with him, and one or two even shot him – but he still managed to detonate his bomb. […]


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Letter to Putin

Sunday, October 27th, 2002

Dear Mr. President: I feel obliged to write to you regarding the ending of the hostage standoff crisis at the Moscow theater in which 750 hostages were being held by a group of Chechen peace activists. Mister President, I am horrified and shocked. Have you not learned anything at all from my own campaign to […]


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Three Iranian Jews Freed

Sunday, October 27th, 2002

Three Jews imprisoned in Iran over three years ago on charges of spying for Israel have been released; five others remain in prison. Javid Beit Yakov, 42, sentenced to nine years in prison, and Judaism teachers Farzad Kashi, 32, and Shahrokh Paknahad, 24, who received eight-year sentences, were released yesterday. Israel has consistently denied that […]


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Strong Words From Peres At EU Gathering

Friday, October 25th, 2002

Foreign Minister Shimon Peres pulled no punches at a meeting with members of the European Union parliament in Brussels last night. In response to a question about Israel’s alleged violations of Palestinians’ human rights, asked just a day after an Arab suicide bomber murdered 14 Israelis, Peres said, “Nobody in Europe has ever experienced a […]


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Egyptian Army in Action

Friday, October 25th, 2002

Egypt has concluded what it called a “major military exercise” in the Sinai Peninsula. Middle East News Line (MENL) reports that the 10-day exercise was conducted by the Third Army in southern Sinai, and was meant to determine combat skills and integrate new weaponry and systems for Egypt’s ground forces. The exercise, dubbed “A’asar-2002,” was […]


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