Category Archives: Middle East

Masada

According to the ‘Hebron Accords,” one of Israel’s obligations is the further arming of Arafat’s army. The weapon chosen to distribute to the terrorists is called the ‘mini-Ingrim.’ This gun is similar to the Israeli Uzi, except that it is deadlier. It shoots more bullets faster than the Uzi. It shoots single rounds, and is also automatic, like a machine gun.

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The Bastardization of Netanyahu

A frequent topic of discussion lately, especially among visitors speaking with us in Hebron, is the following question: Are we better off bringing down the government and suffering a possible return of the left, led by Sarid, Balin etc.; or, should we suffer Netanyahu’s continued rule, come what may, because we don’t have any choice? The two sides of the

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Happy Endings

I have received a number of responses to my last article, “May 10, 1999.” Those responses relate to the “overly optimistic” conclusion of the essay. Therefore, I would like to clarify: The article was written as a result of questions put to me relatively frequently in Hebron, by tourists and journalists alike. I suppose others also pose the question to themselves,

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The Rules of the Game

Last Thursday was the declared Arab-palestinian ‘catastrophe day,’ mourning the fiftieth anniversary of the declaration of the State of Israel. The Arafat propaganda machine worked overtime, depicting the ‘catastrophe’ whereby one people’s celebration is another people’s lament. The promotion worked well; world media published accounts of Israeli independence at the expense of displaced Arabs. (I will not go into a

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Shedding Darkness

Yesterday evening a meeting between the Attorney General‘sstaff and the Jewish Community of Hebron leadership took placein Jerusalem. Among those present were Attorney GeneralElyakim Rubinstein, chief prosecutor Edna Arbel, andprosecutors Talia Sasson and Navah ben Oor. Those attendingon behalf of Hebron included MK Hanan Porat (NRP), Chairman ofthe Knesset Committee for Law and Justice, Noam Arnon, RabbiHillel Horowitz, Avraham ben

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Collaborative Lynch

The past few days have witnessed new heights in attempts to annihilate Hebron’s Jewish Community. That is very strong language, I know, and I’m sure some of your think I’m exaggerating. Unfortunately, I’m not. “The Jewish settlement in Hebron, which was established three years ago…was a mistake from the start and the price that Israel has had to pay for

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A Message to Americans

The following letter has been distributed over email lists during the last few days:JOIN OUR WELCOME RALLY to demonstrate to the Prime Minister a great show of support.THE NATIONAL UNITY COALITION INVITES YOU TO ATTEND A WELCOME RALLY AND ADDRESS WITH OUR HONORED GUEST AND KEYNOTE SPEAKERPRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHUMon., January 19th, 1998 – 3:30 to 6:00 PM at the

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