Monthly Archives: August 2008

Jewish Settlement is Legal

Editor’s Note: Now that Secretary Rice is visiting Israel again, there is increased pressure on Israel to "freeze settlement activity" and disband Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. This article by Eugene Rostow from 1991 is still relevant today. Eugene … Continue reading

Posted in Middle East Report, Opinion, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Jewish Settlement is Legal

EU Supports Conflict

EU aid to Palestine is funding the conflict By Daniel Hannan, Telegraph UK, August 22, 2008 See Also: Money for Palestinians The EU is to increase its aid to the Palestinian Authority by €40 million, in order to pay the … Continue reading

Posted in Middle East Report, Opinion, Recent Posts | Comments Off on EU Supports Conflict

No More Concessions

Enough with the gestures See Also: Learning From a Child Israel should stop treating Palestinians as child who must be constantly appeased By Udi Label, YNet News, August 22, 2008 Anyone who tries to type the word “gestures” in a … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Middle East Report, Opinion, Recent Posts | Comments Off on No More Concessions

Legislator Promotes Shale Oil

Hatch, Bishop pitch oil shale development to legislators Hatch talked about how developing oil shale will require far less water and land than ethanol production. He said the entire process of oil shale production, even without carbon capture technology, emits … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative Energy, Clean Coal, Climate Change | Comments Off on Legislator Promotes Shale Oil

Coexistence Festival

Pieces of coexistence Largest mosaic wall to be built at Gilboa Coexistence Festival; head of regional council wants Guinness Company to declare unique feat a world record By Yuval Amir, YNet News, Agust 21, 2008 A mixed group of young … Continue reading

Posted in Middle East Report, Monotheistic Religions, News Articles, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Coexistence Festival

Coexistence Role-playing

The play’s the thing By David Brinn , THE JERUSALEM POST, Aug. 20, 2008 "My dream is to see a Peace Child bicultural arts center, which would include teachers’ courses, productions, cultural series in the evening – a way to … Continue reading

Posted in Middle East Report, News Articles, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Coexistence Role-playing

Arabs Need More Tolerance

Ayoon Wa Azan (All Parties Are Undermining the Palestinian Cause) By Jihad el-Khazen, Al-Hayat, August 20, 2008 I need to tell such readers that at the root of the current Arab crisis lies the rejection of other people’s opinion, the … Continue reading

Posted in Islam, Middle East Report, Monotheistic Religions, Opinion, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Arabs Need More Tolerance

Technology For Dyslexics

Ginger’s spellchecker helps dyslexics get it right By Karin Kloosterman, Israel 21C, August 18, 2008 Spellcheckers on computer software did to language what calculators have done to math, unless you are one of the 15 percent of Americans who suffer … Continue reading

Posted in Education Report, Recent Posts, Science and Technology, Special Education | Comments Off on Technology For Dyslexics