General Sneh Predicts Israel Attack on Iran

Apr 16, 2010 No Comments

16th April, 2010 We may have to cut President Obama some slack over his inactivity regarding the threat of a nuclear weapon in Iran. My compassion comes from these stories. Headline: “US: Iran could have Uranium for one Bomb in a Year.” Ynet (14th April, 2010). They quote the head of the U.S. Defence Agency […]

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Another Poll; Another Story

Apr 15, 2010 No Comments

15th April, 2010 Whew! Thanks for the emails. Apparently most of you agree there is something very strange about the American Jews and their surveyed support for President Obama. Dr Aaron Lerner and the new Maager Mochot Poll tell a very different story. Very specific questions were asked in the Maagar Mohot Survey, headed by […]

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Obama Wins U.S. Jews’ Approval

Apr 15, 2010 No Comments

15th April I have made no secret of my admiration and support for Israel and the Jewish people. Let me make it very clear. I have never claimed to understand them. A survey recently released by the American Jewish Committee has added to my confusion. According to the new report 57 percent of surveyed Jews […]

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Feeling Down? Time for Praise Songs.

Apr 14, 2010 No Comments

By Ron Ross (14th April, 2010) Life is turbulent for so many today. Many experience the instability of extreme ups and downs. In the midst of the battle the search for answers can cover a wide spectrum of possibilities. When writing about it all, the Jerusalem-based analyst Michael Freund says, “The only place Israel can […]

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Middle East Peace Talks Frustrate Obama

Apr 14, 2010 No Comments

14th April, 2010 Was it pressure from within his own party of Democrats? Was it pressure from the American people? Was it a sudden case of reality that inspired President Obama to show frustration over the prospect of peace in the Middle East? Immediately after the Obama Nuclear Forum, the President displayed angst over the […]

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Palestine or Hamastan, That is the Question?

Apr 13, 2010 No Comments

13th April, 2010 I know, I should be writing about the Obama Nuclear Forum but I figured there will be an army with something to say about that very important gathering. Instead I chose to focus on the meeting of just two men. Fathi Hamad and Suflan Abu Zaida met in the Gaza Strip recently. Local […]

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Seven ways to defend Jerusalem

Apr 12, 2010 No Comments

We cannot and must not sit back and passively watch events unfold. Each of us has a role to play to ensure that Jerusalem is never divided again  
 
 On Saturday, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad threw down the gauntlet. Speaking to Christian pilgrims during Easter celebrations in Bethlehem, he vowed that Israel’s capital would be […]

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Netanyahu: Lessons From the Holocaust

Apr 12, 2010 No Comments

The Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at Yad Vashem (Israel’s Holocaust Memorial) in a moving ceremony marking Holocaust Memorial Day (12 April). He mentioned six million Jews whose memory ‘burns in our hearts.’ Netanyahu was critical of the silent response to Iranian threats. “The world accepts Iran’s declarations of annihilation and we still don’t […]

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Students Against ‘the Year of our Lord.”

Apr 12, 2010 No Comments

University students really enjoy ‘pushing the envelope.’ A group who attend Trinity University, San Antonio, are lobbying trustees to drop ‘Our Lord’ from their diplomas. I visited the Trinity University website (http://web.trinity.edu/) and found the ‘Diploma Language’ debate was a major item which stimulated a more in-depth and even more inclusive discussion. Their story says, […]

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Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Day

Apr 11, 2010 No Comments

12th April, 2010 is Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Day. This week the Institute for Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism and Racism Report unveils alarming statistics. In the wake of Operation Cast Lead, 2009 recorded 1,129 violent incidents as opposed to 559 in 2008. In a story published 10th April Ynet said: “The Institute’s head, Prof. Dina Porat, […]

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