Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Caveat: I am affiliated with Z Street and was also
a board member of the Israel Communities Development Fund
In a REVIEW & OUTLOOK column in the Wall Street Journal, entitled The IRS's Foreign Policy, we read that "Emails show a political motivation behind tax-exempt scrutiny" by America's tax authorities. The actions of the IRS should be found a...
Saturday Jul 26, 2014
Hamas, that's who.
You are doubtful? Read:
"...A similarly cavalier approach to child labor and tunnel fatalities damaged the movement’s standing with human-rights groups, despite government assurances dating back to 2008 that it was considering curbs. During a police patrol that the author was permitted to accompany in December 2011, nothing was done to impede the use of children in the tunnels...
Friday Jul 25, 2014
We have a military operation in Gaza from whence come rockets.
And we have tunnels.
But in Jerusalem, last night, Islamists entered the Temple Mount above ground, right through the gates.
Five policemen sustained light wounds from fireworks thrown during riots that broke out in Jerusalem's Temple Mount and ten Arab youths were arrested on suspicion of involvement...
Thursday Jul 24, 2014
This does read like our situation here in Israel?
Israel threatened Gaza on Sunday with “irreversible consequences” after a man was killed by a shell fired across the border from Khan Yunnis, an incident Jerusalem described as aggression that must be met with a response – raising the threat of further Israeli intervention in the crisis in the country.
Although both sides have reported cross-border shootings in...
Monday Jul 21, 2014
One of Hamas' demands was that their salaries be payed.
it turned out that the new unity government did not intend to pay the salaries of most Hamas government employees in Gaza and decided to make do with paying the salaries only of the PA’s workers... it [became] clear to the organization’s leadership that as a result of the reconciliation its control over the funding of its supporters is in danger....