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IDF officer killed in tunnel collapse in southern Gaza

Tuesday, November 30th, 2004

An Israel Defense Forces officer was killed Monday and another officer lightly injured when a tunnel dug by Palestinians collapsed under the Philadelphi Route on the Egypt-Israel border. Captain Moshe Taranto, 23, from Ashdod, was working on further exposing a tunnel that was dug from the Egyptian side of Rafah in the direction of the […]


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Expect the Unexpected

Tuesday, November 30th, 2004

In Israel, today is known as “kaf-tet b’November”. Kaf-tet, two letters of the Hebrew alphabet, represent in Hebrew the number 29. In other words, the 29th of November. That’s today’s date, so what’s so special about it? As far as I know, there aren’t any other days in the Gregorian calendar known by their Hebrew […]


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Symposium: Terror and Poverty: A Connection?

Tuesday, November 30th, 2004

Is Islamist terrorism rooted in economic inequality and social injustice? To discuss this question with us today, Frontpage Symposium has assembled a distinguished panel. Our guests today are: Mustafa Akyol, a political scientist, columnist and writer of the Muslim faith. He is a director at the , based in Istanbul; Salim Mansur, a Muslim writer […]


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Campaign Underway: Soldiers Say They Won´t Evict Jews

Monday, November 29th, 2004

“Our goal is not to win the clash between soldiers and residents [during an evacuation of Gaza and northern Shomron], but rather to prevent it in the first place.” So says Noam Livnat, the driving force behind a grassroots movement to garner soldiers’ signatures on an “I Won’t Evict Jews” petition. This morning, Women in […]


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New PLO Head And So-Called “Moderate” Abbas Demands “Right OfReturn” – Would Mean Flooding Israel With Millions Of Arabs

Sunday, November 28th, 2004

NEW YORK- Palestinian Arab leader Mahmoud Abbas (.Abu Mazen.) has publicly demanded the .right of return. . the right of millions of Arab .refugees. from around the world to flood into Israel. Abbas is Arafat.s successor as chairman of the PLO. He co-founded the terrorist Fatah movement with Arafat, and has now been nominated by […]


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Is there a Cure for National Madness?

Sunday, November 28th, 2004

Both Great Britain and the United States have sent emissaries to Israel to .encourage. the Jewish State to withdraw from Arab populated towns in order to enable a smooth election process for the PLO. Israel, of course, needs no such encouragement as she is very desirable to see a new PLO leadership to whom it […]


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Anti-Semitic Attacks Top US Hate Crimes Report

Thursday, November 25th, 2004

Tuesday’s UN resolution, blanketly condemning religion-based violence, lumped anti-Semitism together with Islamophobia and Christianophobia. A report released by the FBI just one day earlier, though, illustrates the fact thatJews and Jewish institutions are the most-favored targets for hate crimes in the United States. The FBIs Hate Crimes Statistics 2003 report, released on Monday, documents 927 […]


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Israeli Response to Syria: “First Stop Terror”

Thursday, November 25th, 2004

The United Nation’s Middle East peace envoy Terje Larsen, who is set to leave his position in the near future, met with Assad in Damascus yesterday. Larsen told reporters afterwards that the Syrian dictator is “willing to go to the table without conditions” and “has an outstretched hand to his Israeli counterparts.” A spokesman for […]


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New Website Monitors PA Arsenal

Thursday, November 25th, 2004

Known as WeaponSurvey.com, the site contains photographs as well as a variety of detailed information on the production and smuggling of weapons by local Arabs, ranging from landmines to missiles and rockets to chemical and biological agents. The site is the brainchild of Aharon Etengoff, who served in both the Photography & Film and the […]


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Abbas begins campaign, takes hard line on `right of return’

Wednesday, November 24th, 2004

RAMALLAH, West Bank – The interim Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, told parliament on Tuesday that he’ll follow in Yasser Arafat’s footsteps and demand that Israel recognize the ”right of return” of Palestinian refugees, a hard-line position that has contributed to failed peace efforts in the past. Abbas’ remarks were seen as the start of his […]


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