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The Ruth family: The boys were hidden with Christian families, and their parents succeeded in regaining them. The girls died in Auschwitz.

Friday, February 28th, 2003

AMSTERDAM – On February 10, the unveiling was held of the new plaque on the old building that stands a few hundred meters away from the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam. “Megadlei yetomot ma’asim tovim – Raising Orphans Good Deeds.” Elma Verheij, a non-Jewish journalist from Vrij Nederland (Free Netherlands, a weekly established by members of […]


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Holiday Greetings from Yasser Arafat to Saddam Hussein

Friday, February 28th, 2003

On February 5th, 2003, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat sent a telegram to Saddam Hussein in honor of the ‘Id. The following is the text of the telegram as reported by the Iraqi newspaper Al-Jumhuriya(1): “President Saddam Hussein, may Allah protect him, received a congratulatory telegram for ‘Id Al-Adha [The Feast of the Sacrifice] from Mr. […]


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Car Bomb Thwarted And Other Successes

Friday, February 28th, 2003

A car that was about to be blown up in the Netanya area was discovered early this morning in Tul Karem. IDF forces found a 20-kilogram explosive next to the car, and suspect the Islamic Jihad of planning the attack. In Shechem, IDF forces destroyed the home of a Tanzim terrorist, who was killed last […]


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Reclaiming The Palestinian Brand

Thursday, February 27th, 2003

Who owns the “Palestinian” brand? The answer may resolve the crisis more efficiently than war and better than a forced American peace treaty. Before 1948, Palestine was a singular idea. It represented the hopes and dreams of the Jewish people for their own state. Palestine was the word used by secular Jews like Theodore Herzl […]


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FINAL COALITION AGREEMENT SIGNED

Thursday, February 27th, 2003

The coalition agreement of the Likud, Shinui, the National Union, and the National Religious Party was signed in the Knesset this afternoon. The coalition will number 68 MKs. The new government will not be sworn in until tomorrow or Monday, however, because the final distribution of the Cabinet portfolios has not yet been completed. The […]


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MORE “HUMAN SHIELDS” IN IRAQ THE VIEW FROM INTERNATIONAL LAW

Thursday, February 27th, 2003

As an essential defensive war with Iraq approaches, the United States and its allies should anticipate Saddam Hussein’s renewed placement of civilians directly in harm’s way. This insidious placement, as President Bush warned on February 10th, would express what is popularly known as “human shields.” Apart from its obvious indecency, such practice is always a […]


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Election Analysis: The Incredible Shrinking Israeli Left

Wednesday, February 26th, 2003

There is no sound so delightful as the whimpering of leftists in the morning. There is no message so hope-inspiring as the screams of outrage from the world and the accusations that Israelis have voted against “peace.” There are grounds for all of us to recite a collective Hagomel blessing, for the Jewish people has […]


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A Kansas Bar Takes a Stand

Wednesday, February 26th, 2003

Esam Sohail, of Kansas, USA, told Arutz-7 about a “small, basically hole-in-the-wall college tavern” called the Field House, in Wichita, and how the patrons and owners took a stand to help Israelis injured by Arab terrorists. Last summer, Sohail recalls, the Field House patrons “black and white, WASP and Arab-American, philosopher and pest, had enough […]


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Israel Navy Rescues Egyptian Boat Yesterday, Turkish Crew Today

Wednesday, February 26th, 2003

Israel Navy Headquarters in Haifa received a call yesterday for help from an Egyptian cargo boat headed from Egypt to Lebanon. The boat, which met up with stormy weather about 50 kilometers west of Haifa, radioed for help and asked to anchor in Haifa’s harbor. A special Israel Navy rescue boat was dispatched towards the […]


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Hevron News

Tuesday, February 25th, 2003

Noam Arnon, spokesman for the Jewish Community of Hevron, made the following presentation on Arutz-7 today: “We’re used to arrests here, and even violent arrests, but yesterday’s arrest of Adi Kolani was probably one of the most violent. One of the boys who founded Givat Elazar – a hilltop near Maaleh Hever named after terrorism-victim […]


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