May 2008

A Syrian Golan will become a terror base, expert says
Posted on Friday, May 30, 2008
Predicts downfall of Assad regime and occupation by terrorists in the Golan
Former president Johnson had strong connection to Israel
Posted on Friday, May 30, 2008
Recordings show LBJ standing up for the Jewish state because it ‘was right’
Under fire himself, Olmert visits southern towns hit by rockets
Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2008
PM says he will not resign, but party members and other politicians already jockeying as if new elections are on the horizon
US wants UN to search in Syria for nuclear facilities
Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2008
Reports that US has identified three specific sites it wants to be investigated
Dr. J tours raises awareness of needy children in Israel
Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2008
Meets with Israeli president
Committee formed to end incitement in PA textbooks
Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2008
A peace deal between Israel and Palestinians must include textbook revision
Israel’s exports to Arab countries on the rise
Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2008
Export potential to Arab and Muslim countries is $1 billion
Barak calls on prime minister to step aside
Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Echoing sentiments of many parliament members a day after damaging testimony against Olmert, former PM Barak publicly calls on the premiere to step down for the sake of the country.
Amnesty report criticizes Israel, Palestinian Authority
Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2008
But report takes Israel to task for measures it has taken to protect Israeli civilians
Israeli celebration at NY's famed Apollo Theater
Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Several events celebrating Israel’s 60th scheduled in NY for the next two months
'Kassam communities' continue to grow
Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Housing not readily available in the south despite rocket attacks
Prisoner swap between Israel and Hizballah close
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Rumors swirling regarding whether transfer is to be and on the fate of two kidnapped soldiers
Knesset Member: Death penalty for giving up Israeli land
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Fiery statement draws rebuke from other ministers
Carter says Israel has 150 nukes, condemns blockade on Palestinians
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Once again, former US president shows himself against Israel
Israeli intelligence says Syria continuing to arm Hizbollah
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Despite ‘peace’ talks, weapons still flowing to Israel’s enemies
Tourism up 41 percent from last year
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2008
60th anniversary celebrations brought thousands extra visitors
Saudi king invites Jews, Christians for interfaith dialogue
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Stunning gesture from country ruled by Sharia law
U.S. math prof. donates winnings to Palestinian university
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Winner of Wolf Foundation prize says education is the alternative to chaos
Olmert: It is delusional to believe in ‘greater Israel’
Posted on Monday, May 26, 2008
Jewish and Christian Zionists apparently ‘delusional’ according to PM’s statements
Iranian-born Israeli accused of spying for Iran
Posted on Monday, May 26, 2008
Suspect detained and questioned upon arriving in Israel
Israeli security chief: Hamas long-range rockets just a matter of time
Posted on Monday, May 26, 2008
Diskin warns that Ashdod is in rocket range and Iranian assistance to Hamas continues
Army pulls noncombat soldiers out of Gaza area
Posted on Monday, May 26, 2008
Many residents and politicians protest the move saying it sends signal that terrorism has won. Military says. 'why jeopardize soldiers' lives?'
Israel offers new 'West Bank' withdrawal map
Posted on Monday, May 26, 2008
Behind closed doors, talks are ongoing. Israel offers to withdraw from 91 percent of West Bank - not enough for Palestinians, according to reports
Golan-Giveaway debate raging in Israel
Posted on Sunday, May 25, 2008
Several parliamentarians blast Olmert for considering Golan-for-peace deal with Syria, but some support the notion. Olmert refuses to “dialogue” in the media.
French Court Confirms: Al-Dura Report Faked
Posted on Sunday, May 25, 2008
Exonerated publisher says French TV station should apologize for its anti-Semitic libel
Likelihood of Olmert indictment high, but not for months
Posted on Sunday, May 25, 2008
After questioning on Friday, Olmert indictment “only a matter of time: according to a law-enforcement source. Any indictment wouldn’t come till end of summer though
US Professor denied entry into Israel
Posted on Sunday, May 25, 2008
Authorities considered him a security threat because of anti-Israeli views and a recent meeting with Hizballah
Spanish reality TV show filmed in Israel
Posted on Sunday, May 25, 2008
Aim is to combat anti-Semitism
Gov’t to redistribute gas masks
Posted on Sunday, May 25, 2008
Defense Ministry says the distribution is not in response to possible hostilities
Israelis fear Olmert about to surrender Golan
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2008
Prime minister accused of meeting Syrian demands to divert attention from legal woes; Israelis say "no" to surrender of Golan
Gaza terrorists ram border crossing with bomb truck
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2008
Truck packed with four tons of explosives blows hole in wall around Gaza's Erez Crossing terminal; no Israeli soldiers wounded
Prehistoric cave found in Israel
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2008
Said to be richest prehistoric find in Israel in over 50 years, containing flint tools and the remains of animals no longer present in the region
Olmert announces talks with Syria, accused of covering corruption probe
Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Syrians say Olmert has already agreed to give up Golan; prime minister accused of trying to divert attention from bribery scandal
New US-trained Palestinian police bested by handful of terrorists
Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Hundreds of "elite" US-trained and equipped Palestinian troops repeatedly repelled by small groups of terrorist gunmen; have to seek help from IDF
Palestinian motorist runs down Israeli soldier
Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Another soldier wounded in Palestinian mortar attack near Gaza; Arab stone throwers attack civilian Jewish motorist near Ramallah
Another Arab journalist admits Israel not to blame for Palestinian refugees
Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Top Palestinian correspondent following growing trend in laying blame for refugee issue where it belongs - with the Arab states
Al Gore: Israel should lead renewable energy movement
Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Gore given $1 million prize by Israelis for environmental efforts; Gore says Israel uniquely positioned to lead move away from fossil fuels
Report: US to attack Iran this year
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Senior US official reportedly tells senior Israeli official that Bush determined to attack Iran before end of his presidency
Obama: More compromise from Israel key to peace
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Democratic candidate says Israel must recognize that Jews in Judea and Samaria are hindrance to peace
Elections in Israel this year, say Barak and Netanyahu
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Opposition leader, chief coalition partner say Olmert's days are numbered; PM urges his own increasingly restless party to remain loyal to him
For Hamas, a ceasefire is not a ceasefire
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Top Hamas leader in Lebanon says group will continue attacking Israel, even if Jerusalem agrees to Egyptian-brokered ceasefire
Palestinian suicide bomber killed at Israeli checkpoint
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Incident highlights why Israeli military checkpoints are a necessity to protect Israeli civilians from Palestinian terrorist threat
Israeli leftists admit Gaza pullout was a mistake
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Israel's most left-wing newspaper says it can no longer ignore that Israeli occupation was better for Gazans than Hamas or Palestinian Authority rule
Poll: Palestinians don't support two-state solution
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2008
Most Palestinians still identify with Yasser Arafat's long-term strategy of accepting a Palestinian state on part of the land in order to 'liberate' it all at a later date
Israelis reject Gaza truce, Olmert to accept it anyway
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2008
Poll shows most Israelis want to continue and escalate war on Hamas, but Olmert agrees to accept truce deemed dangerous by military leaders
France confirms talks with Hamas
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2008
French FM says Palestinian terror group seems "more flexible than before," though it still won't recognize Israel's right to exist
Bush's biblical references rile Palestinians
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2008
Arabs miffed after Bush speaks to Knesset of Jewish people's divine mandate to the Land of Israel, Jewish-Christian 'bonds of the Book'
Israeli lawmakers angered by secrecy of talks with Palestinians
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2008
Knesset members insist that Olmert stop flaunting democracy, allow parliamentary oversight of negotiations with Arabs
Google gets cozy with Israeli alternative energy companies
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2008
Internet giant co-founder says may be considering buying up one or more Israeli leaders in field of alternative energy
Israel used belly dancer to torture me, says Palestinian man
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2008
Young Palestinian security prisoner recently released tells papers of horrific ordeal at hands of Israelis who employed Iraqi belly dancer
Dow Jones: Israel an economic miracle
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2008
Top financial publication acknowledges miraculous nature of Israel's rapid growth into a world economic powerhouse
Israel: Ceasefire on our terms, or Gaza invasion
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008
After Gaza missile hits Israeli shopping mall, even weak Olmert government may have no choice but to go to war against Hamas
Israeli celebrations have Muslim world hot and bothered
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008
As Israeli celebrates 60 years, Muslim leaders from Iran to Egypt insist the Jewish state remains on a path to destruction
Palestinians know rocket fire is bad, but support it anyway
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008
Poll shows most Palestinians support ongoing rocket fire on Israel, even though the attacks are harmful to the 'Palestinian cause'
Palestinians conflicted: Claim mall missile, or accuse Israel
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008
Hamas and Jihad initially claim missile attack on Israeli mall, but Palestinian news later accuses Israel of having fired missile itself
Palestinian missile hits Israeli shopping mall
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008
At least 14 wounded when Hamas missile tears through roof of crowded mall; among victims are mother and young daughter
Israelis tell Bush why they oppose a Palestinian state
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Open letter explains to president that Palestinian state in Judea and Samaria most likely to be terrorist entity, igniting regional confrontation
Gaza rockets prompt exodus from Israeli village
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008
40 families to leave small southern Israel kibbutz that has repeatedly come under attack by Gaza-based Palestinian rocket crews
Palestinians: Olmert lying about peace progress
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Olmert tells visiting foreign dignitaries major progress made in peace talks; Palestinians say the prime minister is making things up
Einstein letter denounces God and the Bible
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008
World's greatest thinker wrote to fellow scientiest shortly before his death that he viewed Bible as a nice collection of fairytales
Call to worship draws thousands in Jerusalem
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Estimated 5,000 Israelis and foreign Christians attend massive Jerusalem worship event described by most as 'earthshaking'
Bush tries to prop up Olmert and Abbas
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008
President arrives in Israel, insists that both Olmert and Abbas are honest, strong leaders who can bring lasting peace to the region
Joh Voight: Palestinian terrorists are barbarians
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008
During visit with Israeli terror victims, acclaimed American actor says Israel should not negotiate with the Palestinians
Gaza missile kills elderly Israeli woman
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Missile strikes as 70-year-old woman is visiting sister who came from US; death is second fatality caused by Gaza rockets in three days
Hizballah takeover of Lebanon may benefit Israel
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008
Ex-IDF chief notes that if Hizballah is sole ruler of Lebanon, Israel would have easier time attacking targets in event of future war
Israel rejects insufficient Egyptian truce proposal
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008
Deal would not halt Hamas arms smuggling and fails to call for release of abducted Israeli soldier; Barak warns major Gaza op coming
Iranian missiles hit southern Israel city
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008
Katyushas land near apartment building, in national park, cause no injuries or structural damage; IDF says Gazans now firing more mortars
Israel to build new Temple Mount bridge
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008
Construction of new bridge for Christian and Jewish visitors expected to elicit frenzied and even violent reaction from Muslims
Gaza rocket narrowly misses busload of Israeli kids
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008
Packed school bus has windows blown out by Palestinian rocket; children miraculously unharmed; weekend rocket barrage causes widespread damage
Hizballah has made Lebanon an Iranian vassal
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008
Israeli deputy PM says Lebanon must now be viewed as Hizballah state after group uses military might to force government concessions
American celebrities wish Israel 'happy birthday' in Times Square
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008
Massive screens set up in New York City's main hot spot repeatedly play clips of top celebrities honoring Israel's modern independence
New Israeli security system will read terrorists' minds
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008
Using biometric sensors, system can determine if individuals are intent on creating mayhem
Top Israeli ministers prepare for day after Olmert
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008
Kadima Party leaders jockey for position in anticipation of early party primaries; Olmert insists scandal is being overblown
Israel marks its pain, then erupts in joy
Posted on Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Moving annual narrative sees Israelis pour out their tears in mourning lost loved ones, then explode in national celebration over the independence those deaths have bought
Peres plays dumb over Gaza rocket threat
Posted on Wednesday, May 07, 2008
President claims he never imagined Gazans would fire more rockets after Israel left area, was caught off guard by Hamas electoral wins
Israel among first to aid Myanmar
Posted on Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Israeli Foreign Ministry sends initial aid shipment, putting together larger package to send in coming days
Peace process appears in trouble ahead of Bush visit
Posted on Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Rice fails to secure working document as Palestinians reject Israeli border proposal; Palestinians say Olmert's domestic troubles mean any deal likely to be overturned
US Secret Service 'raids' Israeli Knesset
Posted on Tuesday, May 06, 2008
American agents carefully inspect every inch of Knesset ahead of Bush visit, which president will address Israeli parliament
Gaza bomb maker was also UN school headmaster
Posted on Tuesday, May 06, 2008
UN agency overseeing schools embarrassed by revelation, has been repeatedly accused by Israel of putting terrorists on payroll
New York paper reveals details of Olmert corruption probe
Posted on Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Ignoring Israeli gag order, NY paper reveals name of US businessman involved in bribery case; Olmert's former aid ready to turn on him
One hurt in rocket barrage on Sderot
Posted on Monday, May 05, 2008
IDF officers slam government for not letting them effectively combat Gaza rocket threat, say citizens being put in danger for political considerations
Poll: Israelis happy with life in Israel
Posted on Monday, May 05, 2008
Over 90 percent of Israelis say life is good in Israel, 64 percent would never even consider leaving; majority says Six Day War victory greatest achievement
Foreign paratroopers arrive to honor Israeli army
Posted on Monday, May 05, 2008
150 paratroopers from 14 countries to take part in Memorial Day ceremonies, perform large Independence Day jump
Man takes Jewish youths hostage in Warsaw
Posted on Monday, May 05, 2008
Three Brazilian Jewish teens held in their hotel room by man who claims to have a bomb; police storm room shortly after
Gaza missile hits busy Israeli supermarket
Posted on Sunday, May 04, 2008
Missile fails to penetrate ceiling, saving lives of those inside; other rockets hit Sderot industrial zone, house and local cemetery
Rice here again, says Israelis are main hindrance to peace
Posted on Sunday, May 04, 2008
US secretary of state on yet another peace mission to region, singled out Jewish homes on Arab claimed lands as primary obstacle to peace
France wants piece of Gaza action
Posted on Sunday, May 04, 2008
Israel and Palestinian Authority reportedly embrace idea of EU-led force in Gaza, but Hamas threatens to treat it as foreign invader
Palestinians admit it's their own who oppress them
Posted on Sunday, May 04, 2008
Residents of Jenin applaud new Palestinian police effort to rein in the terrorist thugs and criminal gangs that oppress them
Palestinian official sinks Gaza power plant lie
Posted on Sunday, May 04, 2008
Media reports that Israeli fuel embargo results in Gaza power plant partially shutting down; Palestinian official reveals Israeli fuel still flowing
Diplomatic frenzy over updated Iran intel
Posted on Sunday, May 04, 2008
Top British paper reports that Israeli intelligence of high quality points to Iran acquiring nuclear weapons by the end of this year
Quartet blames lack of peace on Israel
Posted on Friday, May 02, 2008
Meeting in London, international body concerned with Middle East peace blames Jewish homes for standstill, ignores Arab terror
Olmert faces new corruption charges
Posted on Friday, May 02, 2008
Prime minister questioned for hours Friday morning over fresh allegations of misusing his office; police find new evidence in previous corruption case
Israel: Iran could have nukes this year
Posted on Thursday, May 01, 2008
Former IDF chief Mofaz cites updated intel assessment that puts Iranian acquisition of atomic weapons in coming months
Court permits Arabs to challenge Israel's existence on Independence Day
Posted on Thursday, May 01, 2008
Violent Muslim movement permitted to hold mass rally on independence day declaring Israel's rebirth a 'catastrophe'
Gaza rockets fall during Holocaust memorial ceremony
Posted on Thursday, May 01, 2008
Palestinians attack Sderot during event marking Nazi Holocaust; air forces strike kills one of Gaza terrorists involved in Shalit abduction
Israel marks Holocaust Day, youth say nation still under existential threat
Posted on Thursday, May 01, 2008
IDF chief leads 12,000 on March of the Living at Auschwitz; poll shows most Israeli youth fear they face existential threat
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