Category Archives: Gaza

The Tragedy of the Palestinians

The United Nations reports that 177 Palestinians have been killed since Operation Protective Edge began a week ago. A quarter of the victims have been children. Palestinian medical sources say that some 1,280 people have been wounded. All of this … Continue reading

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Israel and Hamas – News from Israel

DATELINE: Hod Hasharon, Israel Sunday, July 13, 2014 – 8.30 PM In less than two hours’ time Israelis and Gazians will be glued to their TV sets to watch the FIFA World Cup final between Germany and Argentina. Time will … Continue reading

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Sudan, Iran, and Gaza

In the aftermath of Operation Pillar of Defense, the role of Sudan in helping Iran ship weapons to Hamas is becoming clearer. There is now a full blown alliance between Iran, Sudan, and Hamas.  Hamas leaders have publicly thanked Iran in recent … Continue reading

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The Ceasefire and Thoughts about the Future

Below is the text of the Ceasefire Agreement as Announced Today. Commentary follows the text of the agreement. Following is the verbatim English text of the ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza that was reached on Wednesday with … Continue reading

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Why There May Be No Ceasefire

Today, leaders around the world called for Israel to avoid escalation of the conflict in Gaza as Israeli bombing raids continued and rockets poured forth from Gaza. As I noted in my articles over the past few days, this conflict … Continue reading

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Why is This Conflict Different from All Other Conflicts

In the days when Hamas and Islamic Jihad were lobbing home made mortars and Ketushah rockets into Israel by the hundreds, things were bad. It was obvious that normal life in places like Sderot in the south near the Gaza … Continue reading

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The Situation in Israel and What the Future Holds

We Are For Israel strongly supports the ability of the nation of Israel to defend its population and offer our prayers and blessings for the well-being of its people at this time of crisis. As I write this, rockets are … Continue reading

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The Perfidious BBC

BBC World News claims on its website that it “brings global audiences impartial news.” Nothing could be further from the truth. In its One-Minute World News update today (Sunday) reporting on the recent flare-up between Israel and Gaza, it stated that … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Drift to Islam

First results coming out of the Egyptian elections indicate, as Middle Eastern political analysts had predicted, that the Islamic Brotherhood has taken some forty percent of the vote with the radical Salafi al-Nour party having won a further 20%. These … Continue reading

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BBC Doublespeak

A BBC newsflash reported on Friday that “the body of an Italian peace campaigner”, who had been taken hostage in Gaza, had been found. Vittorio Arrigoni, a pro-Palestinian activist, was abducted last Thursday. After his Palestinian captors had released a … Continue reading

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