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The Evolving Security Scene in Eastern Jerusalem: A View from the Arab Neighborhoods

23 Tevet 5772 – January 18, 2012
We already know what happens when the Arabs control our holy sites. The Jordanians, who should never have been awarded part of Jerusalem in the first place, did not allow access to Har Hazeisim or for that matter the Kosel despite signing the Armistice Agreement of 1948 which explicitly provided access to Jews.

Thank You, Hamas

21 Tevet 5772 – January 16, 2012
Is Islam the solution for hunger? Unemployment? Ignorance? Violence? Poverty? Illness? Neglect? The leaders of the Islamist movements, like the leaders of the nationalist movements, shout one thing and mean the opposite.

Reflections on National Jewish Reality

21 Tevet 5772 – January 15, 2012
We too cannot be so capricious of nature, so weary of our national responsibility, as to give away what is, in truth, not ours alone to barter... We cannot be so selfish as to sacrifice a holy heritage for what is, at best, transitory expediency.

Evacuation of Mitzpe Avichai – Beyond the Pale

18 Tevet 5772 – January 13, 2012
"They arrived in the middle of the night. It was brutal. I woke up after they broke down the door and were already in the living room."

The Rise of Hamas & “Death to Jews!”

17 Tevet 5772 – January 11, 2012
Until recently, most of the Arab countries had boycotted Hamas. But now many Arab leaders are competing who will embrace Hamas stronger than the other.

2011: The Year of the Arab Winter

16 Tevet 5772 – January 10, 2012
This year six Arab countries experienced severe shocks that brought about the fall of some rulers or serious threat to their rule. The process began at the end of 2010, and continues until today.

Rabbi Dov Lior – A Quintessential Jewish Patriot

15 Tevet 5772 – January 9, 2012
Rav Dov Lior is not only a Torah scholar; he is quintessential Jewish patriot, whose allegiance is pledged fully to God, Torah, the People and the Land. His courage in speaking the truth is undeniably tangible, without regard for any public controversy or dispute.

Iran Rattles Saber At US in Strait of Hormuz

11 Tevet 5772 – January 5, 2012
Following imposition of new sanctions regime, Islamic Republic threatens American navy.

Iran – The Failed Islamic Revolution

9 Tevet 5772 – January 4, 2012
The Islamic Revolution in Iran has failed to achieve its goals, whether in the domestic, regional or global sphere. Their last chance for salvation is the nuclear project, which still wins support from China and Russia.

Iran: What Will Germany Do Now?

7 Tevet 5772 – January 1, 2012
Is the German government going to consider 0.5% of Germany’s exports more important than solidarity with the West and the special relationship with Israel?

An Interview With Philanthropist Extraordinaire Sheldon Adelson

3 Tevet 5772 – December 28, 2011
In September 2011, Forbes magazine ranked Sheldon Adelson the 8th richest man in America and 16th in the world.

MUST READ: Why Jerusalem is “Holy” for the Muslims

26 Kislev 5772 – December 22, 2011
The question that confronts us today is whether Judaism and Christianity will submit to the Islamic religious narrative, which invalidates Judaism and Christianity, and appropriates their holiness, their prophets and their "founding fathers" unto itself.

Hamas Overtakes the Palestinian Authority in Jordan

24 Kislev 5772 – December 20, 2011
Given Jordan's substantial Palestinian population, the Palestinian question remains integral to the country's public discourse. The Hamas meeting showcases Amman's warming relations with the terrorist group, as well as its cooling relations with Israel.

Score Another Victory For Israel’s Radical Left

22 Kislev 5772 – December 17, 2011
Bank Leumi, the National Bank of Israel, initiated a campaign, called Two Million Good Reasons, aimed at rewarding Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with funding for their efforts on behalf of the good of society.

Sane And Insane In Norway

19 Kislev 5772 – December 14, 2011
Last month, two court-appointed forensic psychiatrists concluded that ideological mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik — who killed 77 Norwegians in July — is insane. Other experts disagree.

Was Gingrich Right about Palestine?

Contrary to political correctness, Palestinian Arabs have not been in the area west of the Jordan River from time immemorial; no Palestinian state ever existed, no Palestinian people was ever robbed of its land and there is no basis for the Palestinian “claim of return.”

Egypt’s Rising Crescent Moon

17 Kislev 5772 – December 12, 2011
The most important question is how will the new Egyptian government conduct itself, when for the first time in modern Egyptian history ("Since the days of Pharaoh", in the words of the head of the elections committee) it represents the people in a fair way.

What, Me Pessimistic? Egyptian Election Outcome is Worse Than I Expected

5 Kislev 5772 – November 30, 2011
Should we feel good that democracy has functioned and that the people are getting what they want? Or should we feel bad that the people want a repressive dictatorship, the repression of women, the suppression of Christians, conflict with Israel, hatred of the West, and the freezing of Egyptian society into a straitjacket that can only lead to continue poverty and increasing suffering?

Iran: On the conflicting reports on new blast near Esfahan

3 Kislev 5772 – November 29, 2011
Local officials are offering different explanations for the blast that rocked Esfahan (also spelled Isfahan) a few hours ago. It will be some time before there is enough information to make a good assessment, but a few things can be said now.

Fatah’s true colors exposed

28 Heshvan 5772 – November 24, 2011
On November 24 Palestinian Authority Chairman and Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to meet Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal in Cairo.

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