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The Cousins Bielski

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

By Leslie Bell The Cousins Bielski , Leslie Bell You survive for a purpose that’s bigger than yourself. – Lt. Yehuda Bielski In September I attended a special screening of the movie “Defiance” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan. The film attempts to depict the formation of the Bielski partisans and some of […]


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Torah’s tale is kept alive

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Nearing the somber 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht, Los Angeles Jews celebrate the story of a Torah that was pieced together from scattered texts smuggled into a Nazi labor camp. By Duke Helf November 07, 2008 in print edition B-1 During World War II, Jewish inmates of the Yanov labor camp in occupied Poland defied their […]


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Media Campaign against Hevron Peace House

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu (IsraelNN.com) Israel media on Wednesday escalated a campaign against Jewish rights to the Peace House in Hevron following a High Court ruling that the more than 20 families there must leave. Voice of Israel government radio news anchorwoman Estie Peres, who previously has faced complaints of an anti-religious and anti-nationalist bias, […]


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Ha’aretz Tales on Building Permits Grow Taller

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

With each telling, Ha’aretz’s falsehood on building permits for east Jerusalem Arabs becomes further inflated, despite the fact that editors were provided with corrective information. Thus, on May 17, 2006 Jonathan Lis falsely claimed: “Since 1967, almost no building permits have been issued for the eastern part of the capital” (“More demolitions carried out in […]


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IDF Contradicts Olmert’s ‘Waiting for Army’ Claim

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu (IsraelNN.com) Outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert misled the government and the public by claiming that he is waiting for the IDF to make recommendations before acting against rocket and mortar attacks on Israel, according to an IDF statement that contradicted Olmert’s statement to the Cabinet. Olmert told the Cabinet Sunday, “Following […]


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What is J Street?

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

By Morrie Amitay Founder, Washington Political Action Committee The current election cycle witnessed the creation of “J Street” and the J Street PAC. J Street describes itself as the “political arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement” seeking to “change the direction of American policy in the Middle East and to broaden the public and policy […]


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THE ACRE STORY INSIDE OUT

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

William Mehlman Q: What does it take to get the Israeli police to enforce the law in Arab population areas? A: Try a pogrom. Did an inebriated 48 year-old Jamal Taufik deliberately shatter the solemn calm of a Yom Kippur eve in Acre, gunning his car, radio blaring, into Ben Ami Avenue, the main thoroughfare […]


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Flood the White House with Phone Calls: Free Pollard Now!

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

J4JPnews release – November 17, 2008 On Friday Nov 21st Jonathan Pollard will enter his 24th year in prison. On Sunday Nov 23rd Ehud Olmert will be meeting with President Bush for the last time. On Thursday Nov 27th the American people will celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday – a holiday traditionally associated with Presidential clemencies. […]


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Olmert: I’ll Let 250 More Terrorists Go Free

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

by Hillel Fendel (IsraelNN.com) Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has promised to release yet another 250 terrorists from prison, as a goodwill holiday gesture to PA chief Mahmoud Abbas. Olmert made the promise in a meeting with Abbas in Jerusalem on Monday afternoon. MK Ruby Rivlin (Likud) said about the news of the planned release, “We […]


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COEXISTENCE: THE MYTH

Monday, November 17th, 2008

by Seth J. Frantzman There are riots between Jews and Arabs in the Israeli town of Acre. Already the chorus of voices has told us that “for years the people of this mixed city coexisted.” Now we hear that a ‘spark’ has set off an ‘explosion’ of ethnic violence. We have heard this before. We […]


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