Motzei Shabbat (After Shabbat) I left my posting abruptly yesterday because of the advent of Shabbat and want here to follow through. But it’s tentatively only, because indeed events are in the process of unfolding and we have to see what tomorrow and the ensuing days will bring. Quite frankly, …Read More »
Arlene from Israel – Prayer and Positive Energy.
That is what that amazing woman Rachel Frankel, mother of Naftali, is asking of all of us. Not coincidentally, this dovetails with what I wanted to ask today as well. Investing energy in anger about the boys’ kidnapping, focusing on fear for them and other negative thoughts is not constructive …Read More »
Israel Advocacy Update. CHASING HAMAS.
Written by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. It has now been twelve days since three Israeli teens, Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel were kidnapped in Gush Etzion while making their way home from their respective Yeshivot. The search, being coordinated by the IDF is …Read More »
Arlene from Israel– “The Struggle Goes On”
June 16, 2014 This is not an uncommon refrain for me these days: This posting must be short because other considerations are pulling at me. I did want to follow through a bit more about the search for the three kidnapped students. But, unfortunately, the very same matter that has …Read More »
Arlene from Israel – Real but Painful Progress.
A couple of very significant pieces of information have been uncovered in the extensive IDF/Shin Bet operation for the rescue of the three kidnapped students (emphasis added): “Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu opened Sunday morning’s cabinet meeting with dramatic revelation over the kidnapping of three Israeli yeshiva students, saying that the …Read More »
News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’ – National Anguish.
June 14, 2014: National Anguish. Motzei Shabbat (after Shabbat) And fear. And fury. And a terrible sense of déjà vu. Late Thursday evening, three boys disappeared. Eyal Yifrach 19. Naftali Frenkel 16. Gilad Sha’ar 16. At this point in time, it’s impossible to piece together …Read More »
ISIS claims responsibility for the disappearance of three Israeli teens.
ISIS by all accounts has claimed responsibility for the disappearance of three Israeli teenagers. Or should we call them children? Two of the boys are 16 years old and attend the Mekor Chaim Yeshiva High School in the area. The third is 19. When Arab teenagers this age are …Read More »
Hamas Admits Being Behind ‘Terror Tunnel’
Gaza’s “military wing”, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, admits it masterminded terror tunnel that led from Gaza into an Israeli kibbutz. By Elad Benari – Israel National News The so-called “military wing” of Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, has admitted that it masterminded the “terror …Read More »
Arabs ‘Down Under’
Here in Australia, we aren’t the only people ‘down under’ in the world, as the name of this site suggests. In Gaza ‘down under’, the Gazan Arabs are working hard like little ants scurry and tunnelling every which way in their daily lives. Maybe they think they are moles or …Read More »
HAMAS’ TERROR TUNNEL; FOR ISRAEL IT’S A CATCH-22.
Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 17th. October 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director.. This week Israel made public its discovery of an underground terror tunnel leading from Gaza into Israel, before blowing it up on Tuesday. Built by Hamas, the tunnel lead from Khan Yunis in the …Read More »