Thuggery Respects Nothing.
1. Hamas members stole a Nobel Peace prize from the Gaza City house of former PA Chairman Yasser Arafat. The prize was awarded to Arafat for his role in the Oslo Accords (Better known now as an ‘Oslo War’).
2. Hamas thugs broke into a Greek Orthodox church in Gaza, stole its contents, and set on fire an adjacent monastery. They also attacked a school for nuns.
3. Islamists in Gaza destroyed a cement statue for the Unknown Soldier, a memorial to Palestinian and Egyptian soldiers killed in the fight against Israel in 1948, because they see the depiction as a violation of strict religious laws.
4. Seven Arab youths were arrested for lighting several fires in the Ein Yael forest in the southern part of Jerusalem.
Remembering One of the Greatest Jews. Jews around the world are commemorating the 13th anniversary of the death of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. He is generally known simply as the Rebbe. The seventh leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch dynasty, he is described as "the one individual more than any other singularly responsible for stirring the conscience and spiritual awakening of world Jewry."
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Humanity Prevails. In spite of Hamas intention, Israel allowed the transfer of more than 840 tons of flour, meat and other foodstuffs, as well as 24,000 gallons of milk and 6,600 gallons of cooking oil this week. It also has kept up sales of fuel and maintained the supply of electricity and water. (In return Israel has been receiving rockets!)
Food for Thought. by Steven Shamrak
Over 70% of Gaza residents support Hamas which, as does the Fatah movement, aims to destroy Israel. Isn’t it the time to end Arab occupation of the Jewish lands, starting with Gaza? Just suppressing Hamas in Gaza will not stop terror, but prolong it. Swift ejection of a hostile population, from the all of Gaza to Sinai, is the only viable option! Everything else has already been tried and failed.
The Glimpse of the Future! - Christians can only continue living safely in Gaza if they accept Islamic law, including a ban on alcohol and on women roaming publicly without proper head coverings. Christians in Gaza who engage in "missionary activity" will be "dealt with harshly," "I expect our Christian neighbours to understand the new Hamas rule means real changes. They must be ready for Islamic rule if they want to live in peace in Gaza," said Sheik Abu Saqer, leader of Jihadia Salafiya. The threats come two days after a church and Christian school in Gaza were attacked following the seizure of power by the Hamas terror group.
Never Ending Stupidity. Ehud Olmert, the Israeli prime minister, said that Israel (him) would be prepared to take more risks for peace with the (Arab) Palestinians now that Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, had formed a (illegal) government without Hamas. Promising to bolster Abbas, whose Fatah forces (the same blood-thirsty terrorists) were routed by the Islamist Hamas group in the Gaza Strip, Olmert said: "We will cooperate with this government (which is seeking annihilation Israel), we will defreeze monies that we kept under our control because we did not want these monies to be taken by Hamas to be used as part of a terrorist action" (Is freeing other funds for terror better option?)
Game of Inhumane Cruelty. Pro Al Quaida group kidnapped a British correspondent Alan Johnston three months ago and threatened on Sunday to kill him (again) in a video broadcast by the Al-Jazeera satellite TV channel, after Islam Shahwan, a spokesman for Hamas' militia, made empty promises that Johnston would be freed "very soon." (About a month ago, the group announced that it had killed Johnston. Now Hamas, in order to show its ‘humane face’, is gloating and playing a cruel psychological game!)
Transfer PA Cash to Negev Residents, not Fatah. MK Aryeh Eldad (National Union-NRP) called upon the government to take the tax money it intends to transfer to Fatah and instead give it to residents of the western Negev in order to protect their homes and rehabilitate their businesses. “We are talking about justified war reparations instead of transferring more money to terrorism,” Eldad said.
Why Tel-Aviv is not Enough? Thousands of religious Jews demonstrated in Jerusalem last week against planned gay parade in Jerusalem. Around 10,000 people attended, - and it was relatively calm for such a heated issue. A smaller demonstration was also held in Bnei Brak. (Why is the self-hate so strong that it requires the desecration of the Jewish holiest city?)
Synagogue Hit by Qassam rocket. Two people were wounded and a synagogue damaged in a fresh barrage of Qassam rocket-fire on Sderot last Wednesday night. Islamic Jihad said the rockets were new and improved versions of Hamas’s Qassam, and called "al-Kuds," the Islamic name for Jerusalem. (As usual, no condemnation by UN Human Rights Council.)
The Same Old Game. Members of the UN's new human rights watchdog on Tuesday formally agreed to continue their scrutiny of Israel while halting investigations into Cuba and Belarus. The second move calls for Israel's activities in the Palestinian territories to be permanently reviewed until it withdraws from the West Bank. (Genocide by Sudan in Darfur, human rights abuse by Hamas in Gaza; neither concerns the international anti-Semitic puppets!)
Quote of the Week:
"The Palestinians are like crocodiles, the more you give them meat, they want more.” - Ehud Barak, Prime Minister of Israel at the time - August 28, 2000, Reported in the Jerusalem Post.
Syria Getting Ready for War. Russia has begun delivering five MiG-31E jets under a US$1 billion deal. The contract with Syria will be the first export deal for the MiG-31E, an interceptor fighter capable of flying at nearly three times the speed of sound and simultaneously shooting several targets at ranges of over 110 miles away. Syrian parliament member Muhammad Habash confirmed that Syria is indeed engaged in active preparations for a war with Israel, saying that the Syrian government has removed the Government and State Archives from the Damascus area. (Arabs do not joke about war!)
EU is still Paying Hamas Salaries. An EU aid program plans to continue making payments to tens of thousands of Palestinian government workers and pensioners in Gaza, EU officials said on Sunday. The EU's Temporary International Mechanism provides allowances to more than 77,000 government workers and pensioners, 60% in the West Bank and 40% in Gaza.
Katyushas are Fired from Lebanon. Three Katyusha rockets were fired against Kiryat Shemona from Wadi Taiba Sunday, June 17th, by an Arab Palestinian terrorist group called Ansar Allah based in near Sidon, Lebanon. This was ordered by Syrian military intelligence as the first in a series. Hizballah intelligence officers supplied the rockets and pinpointed the launching site to make sure they struck the Israeli town. (Israel must free Jewish land from Arab occupation. There is not one who can be negotiated with. If not Fatah, Hamas, etc, there will always be many other Arab terror groups to fight Israel!) Two rockets were fired from Hamas controlled Gaza on Sunday morning, wounding three and damaging two houses. (While Olmert is making ‘gestures’ to the PA again!)
PLO Kidnapping Cell is Busted. Israel has arrested 12 members of a cell that planned to kidnap American citizens in Judea and Samaria. The cell from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a PLO faction. The cell also planned to attack a synagogue in Modiin, a town of 60,000 between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
One or Four States Solution – Part3.
by Steven Shamrak
For some sinister reason, the international press, guided by hypocritical international, political and business interests is portraying Fatah as a moderate alternative to Hamas. People have forgotten the killing of the Israelis athletes during the Munich Olympic games and string of plane and ship hijackings perpetrated by Fatah in the past. The existing endless suicide bombings and the barrages of Qassam rocket and shells sent toward Israel by the military wing of Fatah are ignored or played down.
In reality there is no difference between Hamas, Fatah or any other so-called Palestinian organization. For quite a while the Palestinian National Charter - the official PLO doctrine - has not been checked. Make a decision yourself if this is a "moderate" organization which accepts a two state solution, recognizes Israel and rejects violence and terrorism.
Article 2: Palestine, with the boundaries it had during the British Mandate, is an indivisible territorial unit. - This is in line with the League of Nations resolution for Palestinian mandate as the land was allocated for the Jewish state and it did include Jordan!
Article 9: Armed struggle is the only way to liberate Palestine. Thus it is the overall strategy, not merely a tactical phase…
Article 10: Commando action constitutes the nucleus of the Palestinian popular liberation war… During the last 56 years, all peace options, except for a Jewish one, have been tried many times! They produce only an escalation of violence and terror, not just for Jews but for Arabs as well. One solution – the Jewish state, as it was designated by League of Nations, on the Jewish ancestral land is the only option that can bring peace and end to the conflict. Why is it systematically ignored? Why is the creation of Eretz-Israel considered as extreme, but the facilitation of Israel’s destruction, through giving up Jewish land to enemies, not?