First order of concern: I have learned from Chaim Silberstein, father of Shira Ish-Ran, that she has had extensive surgery on the site where the bullet entered her abdomen during the terror attack outside Ofra. She is in a lot of pain and facing a long recovery and rehabilitation. He …Read More »
Terror, Tunnels & Transporation:A Jihadi State on the Trans-Israel Highway?
A video from the Israel Institute for Strategic Studies. THE DANGERS OF A PALESTINIAN STATE TO ISRAEL’S MAJOR TRAFFIC ROUTES Please help us spread the message!!!Read More »
Tunnels and bus explosions, but the world remains silent.
There is a superstitious belief within our office that it should never be said that things are quiet in Israel. An example is this article which I came across last week. It mentioned that the terrorist stabbing attacks that have been an all too regular occurrence over the last six …Read More »
World duped again:Gaza cement not used for rebuilding Houses
Surprise! The cement going to Gaza is not being used for its intended purpose… After a desperate plea to the international community, PA President Mahmoud Abbas was able to secure pledges of over 5 billion dollars to rebuild Gaza after Operation Protective Edge. Now, Qatar donors are admitting that most …Read More »
Egypt to Attack Gaza?
An item published today by JNS.org claims the Egyptian media reported on Sunday that the army has been given a green light to strike Gaza. The report says the Egyptian government’s legal adviser sanctioned the legitimacy of an attack in Gaza following a Supreme Court decision on Saturday to label …Read More »
Israel: Life goes on.
Israel Advocacy Update. Written by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. It is usually around this time of year that I write a piece summing up the year in Israel, filled with highs and lows, the difficulties and the triumphs. As I reflect on 2014, it …Read More »
An Open Letter to Mahmoud Abbas.
Mr. Abbas, I am sorry to say, you have destroyed all hope of a Palestinian State under your leadership. You are in the 9th year of your four year term, and you have still failed to create change. You have stolen from the Palestinian public, amassing over $100 million dollars …Read More »
Arlene in Israel – Potentially a Huge Turn-Around.
Today I am feeling a far greater certainty that our government is going to see through this war to its necessary end. That our prime minister is working with resolve, looking first at the people of our nation and not over his shoulder at Obama, or the UN. Another 16,000 reservists …Read More »
Israel Advocacy Update:No Light at the end of Hamas’ Terror Tunnels.
Written by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia. “You have no idea how scary it is to realise we have no idea what is underneath us”. So began a conversation with a friend who lives in one of the Kibbutzim on the border with …Read More »
‘Arlene in Israel’ – Keep Going, Keep Going!
Motzei Shabbat (After Shabbat) I mentioned in my last post the intention to return to the issue of ceasefires, and I will do so below. But I begin by noting that my greatest fear in this very necessary war we are waging now is that it should be terminated prematurely …Read More »
‘Arlene in Israel’ – Ground Invasion into Gaza Begun.
It is very very necessary, this invasion – which has been ordered by Prime Minister Netanyahu. So let’s stop here for a prayer for the thousands of Israel’s soldiers who are now inside Gaza. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/15289#.U8g8IZvlrIW ~~~~~~~~~~~ I just heard an interview with Col. Richard Kemp, former commander of British forces …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 »