Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
As part of its anti-terror program, the United States State Department routinely offers rewards for information leading to the capture of murderers of Americans around the world. However, there continues to be one general exception to the rule ? Americans killed by Palestinian terrorists.
According to the Zionist Organization of America, twenty-one American citizens have been murdered by Palestinian Arab terrorists in Israel since the signing of the Oslo accords in 1993, and at least 70 more Americans were killed prior to 1993. The Israeli government has identified, by name, 23 terrorists involved in some of these killings; all 23 are being sheltered by Yasir Arafat's Palestinian Authority regime.
Although more than four months have passed since a senior State Department official promised to offer rewards for information leading to the capture of Palestinian Arab killers of Americans, no such rewards have yet been offered.
Assistant Secretary of State William Burns made the promise when the testified at a Congressional hearing on July 26, 2001. Asked about the fact that the State Department's web site offers rewards to capture killers of Americans overseas, except when the killers are Palestinian Arabs, Burns replied: ''The administration shares the concern of many Members of Congress and many Americans about the importance of finding a way to address this on the web site, and we are going to do that. We're looking now at exactly how we do that on the web site, but we will move ahead and find a way of advertising on the web site.'' When the issue was raised again, Burns replied: ''As I said, sir, we are going to find a way to put it on the web site.''
Yet more than four months have passed, and the State Department's web site for the rewards program still does not offer any rewards for the capture of Palestinian Arab killers of Americans ? despite the fact that, in the wake of the Arab terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, the State Department pledged to do everything possible to capture foreign terrorists who murder Americans.
Because of the State Department's conspicuous failure to offer rewards or take any other serious steps against Palestinian Arab killers of Americans, leading Members of Congress recently introduced legislation, known as the Koby Mandell Act of 2001 (S. 1377 & H.R. 2098), to establish a special office within the Justice Department to focus on this issue. (Mandell was a 13-year-old boy from Maryland brutally murdered by Palestinian Arab terrorists in May 2001.)
The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), AIPAC, and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations all strongly support the bill.
It deserves all of our support.
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Myth #1: It is easy to be a B’nai Noach. It is extraordinarily hard to be a B’nai Noach.
The question of anti-Semitism in Europe today is truly tied to the issue of immigration.
Polls indicate that the Palestinians are much more against a two state solution than the Israelis.
Emigration from Israel is at an all-time low, far lower than immigration to Israel from Europe.
Leon Klinghoffer’s daughters: “‘Klinghoffer’ is justified as ‘a work of art’…This is an outrage.”
Do you seriously think that as you kidnap our children we should medically treat and help yours?
Sometimes collective action against the heinous acts of the majority is not enough. The world should not only support the blockade of Gaza; it must enforce the dismantling of Hamas.
The Arab Spring has challenged Jordan with the task of gradual reform with regard to its monarchy.
Israel offered Syria the entire Golan Heights, only to find that the Syrians were demanding MORE!
Israeli hasbara too can be described at best as pathetic, at worst non existent.
A ‘good news’ story from the Nepal avalanche disaster to warm your heart. Take out your Kleenex.
Journalists see the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as morality play: Israel=evil; Palestine=innocent
Warsaw Ghetto: At its height, the Nazis walled in some 500,000 Jews within the1.3 square mile area.
While police officers face dangers every day on the job, Jews also face danger in their daily lives.
That key is the disarming of Hamas and the demilitarization of Gaza – as the U.S., EU, and others agreed to in principle at the end of Operation Protective Edge.
Given the vitality of Hamas, Israel can hardly rely on the commitments, even if sincere, of PA President Mahmoud Abbas for its security.
Is the president oblivious to polls saddling him with some of the lowest presidential popularity rankings in recent history?
There is not even a hint of recognition that Hamas deliberately fires rockets at civilian targets in Israel while storing arms and rocket launchers among its own civilians in Gaza.
No one with any sanity would dream of rationalizing or justifying the depredations perpetrated on the Arab world by ISIS.
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