Archive for the ‘Israel’ Category

a post-Assad Syria

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Challenges for Israel

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Burgas – London – Burgas

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Turning Back!

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Illegal Immigrants

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

In Israel

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Syria’s violence Spills over borders

Friday, June 8th, 2012

 
For more than a year, and particularly in recent months, the “Syrian crisis” has dominated Middle East news.  (more…)

A Nation Comes Together As One Family In Grief

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

 
On Wednesday morning, the bodies of the four people killed in the shootings at a Jewish School in Toulouse, France, arrived in Jerusalem for burial, and the nation came together as one family in grief. (more…)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama

VISITS THE UNITED STATES

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A New Army in Israel?

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Wailing Wall Soldier, Jerusalem [Photo: Jacob Wodzynski]

Or a Return to the Old?

 
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WikiLeaks vs the Israeli Government, a New Battlefront?

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Assange Truth Will Out
 
The website Wikileaks, made claim this week, that the Iranian nuclear infrastructure has already been destroyed, in an attack orchestrated by Israeli and Kurdish fighters several months ago.  (more…)

Integrating the Haredim and not just on the Buses

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Israel Jerusalem Wailingwall
 
The delicate balance between the ultra-religious, national-religious, and secular Israelis has always been wrought, (more…)

Seeing Part of the Story

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Fake photo circulated on the Web
 
Israelis all over the country were putting up their defensive guards this week, as a photograph surfaced on www.facebook.com with the caption “An Israeli soldier holding down a Young Palestinian Girl”.  (more…)

Sanctioning Iran and where that puts Israel

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinajhad
 
Israelis are feeling that they finally have support when it comes to Iran, as sanctions introduced by the European Union this week include a ban on oil imports from the country.  (more…)

The Cost of Living and How it Depends on your Standards

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Market in  Jerusalem, Israel
 
Jews and Christians world over donate generously to the Israeli cause, (more…)

Division by Skin Color…Reality rears its Ugly Head

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Ethiopian Boys playing at an Israeli absorption Center [Vadim Lavrusik]
 
In what is quickly becoming a trend of protests throughout Israel (beginning with the tent protests which started in Tel Aviv last summer, and including the current gender equality campaign) another voice is now calling for attention. (more…)

The ‘Price Tag’ of Angering the Extreme Right, and who is Paying

Saturday, January 7th, 2012


 
A continuing spate of hate crimes claimed two Arab owned vehicles in Jerusalem this week, which were torched while parked overnight.  (more…)

NATO-Russian Faceoff Could Ensnare Israel

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Heightened Vigilance In Israel
 
TEL AVIV – President Barack Obama and his NATO partners remain delusional and are now probably quaking in their designer shoes over a potential military confrontation with the Big Russian Bear. (more…)

A Nuclear Iran: Could it be the incentive for Israel and the United States to Join Forces?

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

A Nuclear Israel and Iran
 
Israel has long expressed concern over Iran’s ongoing nuclear enrichment program, and the failure of other nations to intervene. (more…)

3 Years from Operation Cast Lead, Tensions in Gaza Escalating Once Again

Friday, December 30th, 2011

TENSIONS IN GAZA ARE ESCALATING ONCE AGAIN
 
It has been 3 Years since Operation Cast Lead, a 3 week offensive in Gaza which began in late 2008 and ended in January of 2009.  (more…)

When the News is all about The News

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

The Israeli Knesset, where a vote recently decided the fate of Channel 10

In an era when freedom of the media has become a hot button issue in many nations around the world and in particular, in the Middle East, Israel is fighting an apparently different and more internal battle.  (more…)

A Return to Rosa Parks? Women in Israel must also fight for their place on the bus

Monday, December 19th, 2011

A Return to Rosa Parks? Women in Israel must also fight for their place on the bus.
 
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently commented that the status of Israel as a democracy is in danger, due mostly to its increasingly worrisome treatment of women. (more…)

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