Monthly Archives: February 2008

Danger for Palestinian Christians

Palestinian Christians live in constant fear Father Raymond J. De Souza,  National Post,  February 19, 2008 JERUSALEM -Here with an item from last week’s news that you might not have heard about: Unidentified gunmen blew up the YMCA library in … Continue reading

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Palestinian Hatred

Will they ever love their children enough? By Gil Troy, Israel Insider, February 18, 2008 In early February, I wandered into a coffee shop directly across from Concordia University’s main building in downtown Montreal. As I entered, I saw a … Continue reading

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Fighting for Sderot

Rocketing Toward War By Richard Cohen, Washington Post,  February 19, 2008 SDEROT, Israel — Rockets launched from the nearby Gaza Strip fall here almost daily. These Qassams are crude devices that hardly ever kill people, although they have, and hardly … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Conference Opens

The Jerusalem Conference February 19-20 2008    Adar 1, 13-14 5768 Regency Hotel, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem The Jerusalem Conference openly deliberates core issues that will determine Israel’s future as a viable modern democratic Jewish State. The Jerusalem Conference provides a broad … Continue reading

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Complexities of Language

No Easy Answers In Evolution Of Human Language ” Language is almost certainly the result of a far more complex and subtle interplay among a variety of factors, Berwick says, and it may never be possible to connect it to … Continue reading

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Ethnic Crisis in Kosovo

Independence crisis in Kosovo: Comments from Indiana University professor Press Release, Indiana University, Feb. 14, 2008 The Serbian province of Kosovo is poised to declare independence, perhaps within days. The U.S. and most European states are strongly in favor, but … Continue reading

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Hamas Harms Palestinians

Hamas Must Stand Down By Osama Al Sharif, osama@mediaarabia.com, February 13, 2008 Hamas, the staunchly anti-Israel Islamist movement, which has been governing Gaza ever since its bloody showdown last June with the PNA, is looking increasingly like a spent force. … Continue reading

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Christians Fund bomb Shelters

For Immediate ReleaseInternational Fellowship of Christians and Jews February 11, 2008Sderot Inaugurates Renovated Bomb Shelters, Funded by Christians – Rabbi Eckstein Announces Plans to Upgrade 400 Shelters in Ashkelon As Qassam rocket barrages from Gaza continue to strike the embattled … Continue reading

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