As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Posted on: September 17th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Syria
JERUSALEM – High-ranking Israeli defense and intelligence officials scoff at the notion that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will divulge his entire arsenal of chemical weapons to UN officials.
Posted on: September 17th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The commander of the Free Syrian Army rebel group warns that Assad will continue to murder his own people.
Posted on: September 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to talk to Russia about a deal to destroy Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons. The Wall Street Journal, citing American and Middle Eastern officials briefed on the exchange, reported Monday that Netanyahu and Kerry spoke about the issue on Sept. 11. During the […]
Posted on: September 16th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Turkish planes shot down a Syrian Helicopter which Turkey claims was flying 2 kilometers inside their airspace, according to an AFP report on Monday. Turkey claims to have warned the Syrians a few times to exit their airspace, before hitting the helicopter with a missile. The helicopter reportedly crashed on Syrian soil.
Posted on: September 15th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he expects “the full destruction of the stocks of chemical weapons that the Syrian regime has used against its own people.” Speaking at a state ceremony at the Mt. Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem to mark the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, he added, “We hope […]
Posted on: September 15th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Israel has no information to confirm Syrian rebel claims that the Assad regime has sent part of its stockpile of chemical weapons to Iraq, Knesset Member and former Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman told Voice of Israel radio Sunday. However, the regime still is planning to ship the illegal weapons to Iraq and to Hezbollah, Free […]
Posted on: September 14th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
John Kerry's remarks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov after their meeting, at the Intercontinental Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland, September 14, 2013.
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Hezbollah
Assad continues to take advantage of Western gullibility. Syria has joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, but the Wall St. Journal reports Assad already has scattered the weapons in the country.
Posted on: September 13th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Israel has one life support. It starts with Yom Kippur.
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
John Kerry says an Israeli-Peace peace pact is “important to “regional security and stability.” ZOA says he is full of nonsense: Arab wars on Israel have nothing to do with their own internal problems.
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Nearly 700 rabbis and other Jewish communal officials were briefed by a top White House aide on President Obama’s Syria plans. The call Tuesday with Ben Rhodes, a deputy national security adviser, was organized by the Reform movement’s Religious Action Center and the Conservative movement’s Rabbinical Assembly and attracted 691 callers from all religious streams, […]
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Is Assad’s mind so twisted that he used chemical weapons again? Or are the rebels equally twisted enough to gas Assad’s soldiers and then accuse the regime. And does it matter anymore?
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Western officials are saying the UN team has collected a "wealth" of evidence confirming that nerve agents were used in the attack.
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel
JERUSALEM – With Israel’s media recounting the decisions made by high-ranking Israeli generals and then-Prime Minister Golda Meir on the eve of the Yom Kippur War 40 years ago this week, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to reassure Israelis that the country would not be caught unprepared again amid threats from Syria, Hizbullah and Iran.
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Al Qaeda brought down the Twin Towers 12 years ago. With the help of other terrorists, it is bringing down Mideast regimes, banking on chaos to spread its policy of destruction of the West.
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Syria
WASHINGTON – Pro-Israel officials rolled their eyes this week in response to the opposing spins about their support for President Obama’s drive to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad for his purported use of chemical weapons against his own people.
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Syria is ceasing to be its former self, and “the war and terror have divided that country into parts, into a number of countries,” President Shimon Peres said Wednesday. Speaking during a tour of Israel’s internationally-marketed Plasson plastics factory, President Peres stated, “The world cannot remain silent regarding the bloodshed and murder of children that […]
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Iran for years has been trying to get Russia’s advanced S-300 missile system that can down commercial airplanes. Putin, feeling his oats after leading Obama by the nose, is ready to supply the goods.
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Hezbollah
President Assad may have miscalculated the effect of the term "chemical warfare" on the collective consciousness of his Iranian allies.
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
President Obama asked Congress to delay a vote on whether to strike Syria while he consults with Russia over a deal that would end Syria’s chemical weapons program. “I have therefore asked the leaders of Congress to postpone a vote to authorize the use of force while we pursue this diplomatic path,” Obama said in […]
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