August 2009

Netanyahu gets serious about halting wave of violence
Posted on Sunday, August 30, 2009
Prime minister implements new plan to increase legal punishments, introduce more police into the public
Israel bombs terrorist tunnel in Gaza
Posted on Sunday, August 30, 2009
Tunnel nearly one mile long was to be used to infiltrate southern Israel; someome bombs Hamas security facilities in Gaza City
Israeli company develops disintigrating plastic bottle
Posted on Sunday, August 30, 2009
While not the first, Israeli company goes a step further by making bottle's label biodegradable as well
US eases demands, but Israelis still don't trust Obama
Posted on Friday, August 28, 2009
Washington says won't impose conditions, will let Arabs do it instead; Israelis still see Obama as overtly pro-Arab
Police deal with volatile Muslim prayers in Jerusalem
Posted on Friday, August 28, 2009
Five Arabs arrested, one Israeli officer wounded as 90,000 Muslims pour into Jerusalem's Old City
Israeli man who entered Lebanon returned home
Posted on Friday, August 28, 2009
Man described as 'mentally ill' jumped border fence on Tuesday; returned following days of questioning by Lebanese authorities
Report: Obama leverages Iran to extract Israeli concessions
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Obama will put heavy pressure on Iran only if Israel halts all Jewish construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem
Jewish prayers on Temple Mount 'a violation of international law'
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Head of Arab League incensed after learning small group of Jews held brief prayer session at Judaism's holiest site
Mortars in Ashkelon, stabbing in Hebron
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2009
First mortar attack from Gaza in months leaves one Israeli wounded; Palestinian youth shot in Hebron while attacking soldiers
Simulated earthquake in Israel's Negev region
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Seismologists set off 80 tons of explosives in southern Israel; sensors as far as France pick up 'earthquake'
Netanyahu: Jerusalem is ours, deal with it
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2009
Israeli PM to carry firm message on control of Jerusalem to European leaders, but offer to freeze Jewish settlements
Israelis: Obama does not support us
Posted on Sunday, August 23, 2009
Only 12 percent of Israelis think US under Obama supports the Jewish state; down significantly from other presidents
Israel-Sweden tensions build over libelous article
Posted on Sunday, August 23, 2009
Netanyahu demands condemnation of newspaper story accusing IDF soldiers of harvesting organs; Stockholm refuses
Iran appoints terrorist as defense minister
Posted on Sunday, August 23, 2009
Ahmad Vahidi wanted by Interpol for direct role in 1994 bombing of Jewish center in Argentina
Israelis urged to buy 'Blue and White'
Posted on Sunday, August 23, 2009
Industry and Trade Ministry to launch major campaign to get Israelis to buy locally-made products
'I am not afraid of the Americans,' declares Israeli minister
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2009
Senior Israeli minister says US cannot pressure Jews into leaving 'West Bank', urges rest of gov't to follow his example
Israelis remind US of its land-grabbing past
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2009
Dressed as Native Americans, Israelis insist Obama has no more right than they to dictate where people will live
Ahmadinejad election proves Mideast wants crazy leaders
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2009
Syrian leader Bashar Assad says reelection of his Iranian ally shows the two nations should continue their policies
Huckabee: There can be no Palestinian state here
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Popular Republican candidate says 'unrealistic' to have Arab and Jewish states west of Jordan River
Israel: Settlement freeze has been in place for months, nothing new
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Netanyahu's office notes he has not approved any new Jewish homes in Judea-Samaria since taking office
Swedish newspaper prints blood libel against Israeli soldiers
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Featured story citing Palestinian sources says Israeli troops kidnap Arabs and harvest their organs
Netanyahu to freeze Jewish construction, settlers furious
Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Netanyahu and Barak agree to comply with Obama's demands, even in Jerusalem; right-wing threatens to oust Netanyahu
Gaza group denies Al Qaeda link after being defeated by Hamas
Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Al Qaeda-inspired Islamic group tries to seize control in parts of southern Gaza, but is defeated in bloody street battles
Huckabee visits Jerusalem, endorses Jewish construction
Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Former and possibly future presidential candidate says Washington has no right to tell Jews where they can and cannot live
Israeli troops shoot Egyptian officer along Sinai border
Posted on Monday, August 17, 2009
Egyptian officer fails to identify himself to Israeli border patrol, instead cocks his weapon
Arab thugs beat Jewish man to death
Posted on Monday, August 17, 2009
Israeli Arab youngsters attack Jewish man and his family on Tel Aviv beach; local Arab village appalled by incident
Israeli doctors downplay threat of 'swine flu'
Posted on Monday, August 17, 2009
Most Israeli hospitals won't even test for swine flu, since severity and treatment are identical to 'regular' flu
US Democratic lawmakers say Abbas biggest impediment to peace
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009
Large delegation of US Democrats blames Abbas' refusal to meet Netanyahu as real reason peace process is stuck
Police suspect Israeli soldier kidnapped near airport
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009
Media blackout means few details, but roadblocks have been set up in case reports are accurate
Palestinian gunmen attack Jewish motorists
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009
Two Israelis wounded when passing car opens fire on them, shattering windows
GUEST COMMENTARY: Why the biblical feasts still matter
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009
Many ministries use drama and illustrated messages to convey something significant. In a similar way, the feasts of the Lord act as illustrated sermons directly from God’s heart to ours.
'Moderate' Fatah elects violent new leaders
Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Abbas' Fatah wraps up party convention by elevating its most violent activists to positions of power
Anti-Semitic Christians assail New York Jews
Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Members of hate-filled Kansas church show up in New York to picket local Jewish institutions
Israelis hunt for local mermaid
Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Northern coastal town offers $1 million to anyone who can prove that reported local mermaid really exists
US senators want to see concessions from Arabs, not just Israel
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Bipartisan group of lawmakers tells Obama that Israeli steps toward peace must be reciprocated by Arabs
Palestinian PM takes up residence in Jerusalem
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Fayyad has owned property in eastern Jerusalem for years, but only took up full-time residence there since becoming PM
Abbas says terrorist against Israel is legitimate
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Hailed as a 'moderate' who has eschewed violence, Abbas lets his true colors show at Fatah convention
Hamas, UN spar over who has possession of Gaza ambulances
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Israel and Hamas say the terror group has taken 3 UN ambulances, but UN officials vehemently deny those claims
Iraqi terrorists enter Gaza as conflict with US wanes
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Israeli defense officials believe as US winds up its involvment in Iraq, terror groups will shift focus to Jewish state
Rocket hits southern Israel, Hamas gets Tel Aviv in its sights
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009
First Gaza rocket attack in over a month; Hamas tests missiles capable of hitting Greater Tel Aviv area
LEGAL VIEW: Messianics and Homosexuals embroiled in heated law suit
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Frustrated homosexuals sue Messianic village, but will Israel's legal system protect the community's religious sentiments?
Republican congressmen visit Israel, blast Obama
Posted on Thursday, August 06, 2009
Group insists president should be focusing on Iranian nuclear threat rather than the construction of a few Jewish homes
US insists Israel let Arabs squat in Jerusalem
Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2009
Obama Admin officially rebukes Israel over eviction of Arab families illegally occupying Jewish-owned property
'Moderate' Palestinian youth educated in hate
Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2009
At Fatah-sponsored graduation ceremony, Palestinian youth say all of Israel belongs to them, that they will fight
UN mission in Southern Lebanon has failed, Hizballah ready to fight
Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2009
Terror group has 40,000 rockets in southern Lebanon ready to fire on Israel; IDF officials say war could be coming
Israel could be hit hard by swine flu
Posted on Monday, August 03, 2009
Health Ministry head expects quarter of all Israelis to contract virus, 700 to die from it this winter
'Moderate' Fatah to vote on radical new platform
Posted on Sunday, August 02, 2009
Platform of Mahmoud Abbas' party to reject 'Jewish' state, call for violence and ties to Iran
2 dead in attack on Tel Aviv gay center
Posted on Sunday, August 02, 2009
Unidentified gunman attacks Tel Aviv community center for homosexual youth
Israel defends Gaza invasion
Posted on Sunday, August 02, 2009
Government issues report answering outlandish international charges of war crimes and abuses
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