Monthly Archives: January 2009

Volunteers help southern Israel

Emergency Campaign for Victims in Southern Israel Press Release, One Family Fund, January 11, 2009 Since December 19, Israeli communities are coming under fire from Palestinian rockets and missiles. Kassam rockets, mortar shells and Grad Missiles are falling on Ashkelon, Ashdod, Netivot, Kiryat … Continue reading

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Blood libel continues

What’s Behind Western Condemnation of Israel’s War Against Hamas? By Efraim Karsh, JCPA, January 11, 2009 With a unanimity that has become all too familiar, politicians, the media, NGOs, and church leaders across the globe took their cue to denounce … Continue reading

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Hamas rockets civilians, Israel aids civilians

Israel Increases Humanitarian Effort to the Gaza Strip Reprinted from Israeli Embassy, Washington DC January 8, 2009 Cessation of IDF Offensive Activities in Gaza to Take Place for the Second Consecutive Day (Communicated by COGAT – Coordination of Government Activities … Continue reading

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Arab Press Fuels the Flames

Despite evidence to the contrary, Arab press writes about Israeli “genocide, massacre, brutality, and tyranny” Editor’s Note: Opinions about the Gaza conflict vary widely around the world. Here are a few excerpts. The following links are from Israeli newspapers, provided … Continue reading

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Life near the Gaza border

Life on a Kibbutz 3 miles from Gaza border By Sandi Friedman, Cleveland Jewish News,  January 7, 2009 I am a former Clevelander living on Kibbutz Sa’ad in Israel, home to approximately 700 permanent residents. In addition we have two … Continue reading

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A Chelme Mayse

On the Lighter Side: The Wise Men of Chelm Resolve World Crises By Israel Zwick, CN Publications, January 5, 2009 Editor’s Note: Prior to World War II, there was a town in Eastern Europe called Chelm. The elders of the … Continue reading

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What’s behind the protests

Protesting Against Israel or Hating Jews? By Richard Cravatts, Israel Insider, January 4, 2009 So the careless talk about the so-called “occupation” of the West Bank and previously of Gaza, or disputes over the 1967 borders, or the division of … Continue reading

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Palestinians should blame themselves

Hamas is Bringing Disaster Upon the Palestinians: Lafif Lakhdar Renowned Arab Thinker Lafif Lakhdar: Hamas Is Bringing Disaster upon the Palestinians Memri.org, January 4, 2009 “Instead of demonizing the other, it is preferable to examine oneself and understand the mistakes … Continue reading

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