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Past the seventh step

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

David Wilder March 03, 2010 It’s difficult to know where to start: Adam and Eve, Abraham and Sarah, King David, the Maccabees, Herod the Great, Bar Cochva, Rabbi Malkiel Ashkenazi, Menucha Rachel Shneerson Slonim, Rabbi Moshe Levinger, or perhaps my three month old granddaughter Hadar. Actually, probably the best beginning is with Baibars, Sultan of […]


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Court Rejects Motion to Save Beit Yehonatan

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

by Gil Ronen (Israelnationalnews.com) The Jerusalem District Court for Administrative Matters rejected Tuesday a motion filed by the residents of Beit Yehonatan against the plan to evict them and seal the building. The residents have filed an appeal against the decision. Beit Yehonatan is a five story structure in the overwhelmingly Arab Shiloach (Silwan) neighborhood […]


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Egypt Portrays Israel as Enemy in Training Maneuvers

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

by Avi Yellin (Israelnationalnews.com) The Egyptian military completed large scale training maneuvers in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday. The official Middle East News Agency said the weeklong maneuvers – code-named “Badr-2010″ – included an exercise to cross the Suez Canal as well as a simulation of an offensive thrust deep into what is termed as […]


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Israel has the better title in the territory of what was Palestine

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Professor, Judge Schwebel, the former President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) explains why Israel has the better title in the territory of what was Palestine, including the whole of Jerusalem: “(a) a state [Israel] acting in lawful exercise of its right of self-defense may seize and occupy foreign territory as long as such […]


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If It’s A Mess, You’ll Find Brzezinski

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

By: Arnold S. Mazur Date: Tuesday, May 18 2010 Former president Jimmy Carter’s controversial twining of Israel and the “apartheid” epithet created quite the fuss, as has the Biden construction affair and its aftermath of bloodying the Israeli nose. Unsurprisingly, if leaky reports are true, lurking in the background of both stories is the second-rate […]


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ZOA Criticizes Obama’s Counter-Terror Adviser Brennan For Calling Jerusalem By Arabic Name Al-Quds

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Brennan wants U.S. to speak to Hizballah ‘moderates’ The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has drawn attention to remarks by John Brennan, Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security, in a speech in which he referred to his favorite city as “al-Quds, Jerusalem.” Al-Quds is the Arabic name for Jerusalem and an “Al-Quds Day,” originally […]


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Quick Takes: News You May Have Missed

Monday, May 24th, 2010

By: Aaron Klein If Israel and the Palestinians fail to reach an agreement to create a Palestinian state, the Obama administration will look into imposing a solution on the parties, a senior Palestinian Authority negotiator told this column. The PA negotiator, speaking by telephone from Ramallah, said the Obama administration told the Palestinians that the […]


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Egypt’s military ends maneuvers in Sinai Peninsula

Monday, May 24th, 2010

By ASSOCIATED PRESS www.jpost.com/Home/Article.aspx?id=176217 CAIRO — Egypt’s armed forces on Sunday afternoon ended large scale military maneuvers in the Sinai Peninsula, which borders Israel. The official Middle East News Agency said the weeklong maneuvers, code-named “Badr-2010,” included an exercise to cross the Suez Canal as well as a simulation of an offensive thrust deep into […]


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Weekly Commentary: A Suggestion To President Obama: A Real Confidence Building Measure

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

Dr. Aaron Lerner Date: 20 May 2010 President Obama and his team repeated for the umpteenth time this week that he is committed to Israel’s security. The Palestinians have given him a golden opportunity to translate that commitment to action. This week PA head Mahmoud Abbas presented the U.S. envoy to the peace process, Senator […]


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IDF’s Friday: Tunnels Bombed, Two Terrorists Killed, Scout Hit

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

by Rachel Sylvetsky (Israelnationalnews.com) Israel Radio reported that the IDF killed two Palestinians who tried to infiltrate Israel from the Gaza strip on Friday near Kibbutz Nirim. IDF scouts discovered the attempt to enter Israel and alerted units who were sent to the area. The military spokesman’s office confirmed an exchange of fire on Friday […]


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