Written by Meir Elran
The National Home Front Exercise: The Improved Preparedness is not Enough
On June 19-23, 2011, the national home front exercise took place for the fifth consecutive year. The objective of the annual exercise is to improve the preparedness of the civilian front and its components – the various ...
Written by Right Side News
This past week sporadic rocket fire and mortar shell attacks continued from the Gaza Strip. One rocket and two mortar shells fell in the western Negev.
Written by P. David Hornik
On Thursday a possibly last, straggling member of the abortive flotilla, a French yacht called the Dignity, set sail—against all odds—for Gaza. Its dignity was soon compromised when, trying to refuel in Crete, the Greek coast guard detained it. The yacht had all of eight passengers on board.
Written by Guy MilliÃ¨re
Israelis to whom I spoke during a recent visit there all said the same thing: the Muslim world is a proven enemy, but they are now facing a second enemy that shows more and more its true face: the European Union and its main members.
Written by Seth Mandel
The headline itself was unremarkable: “Clinton cautions Netanyahu not to antagonize Palestinians.” The text of the story wouldn’t raise any eyebrows either—Clinton tells Netanyahu that he shouldn’t hold up tax payments to the Palestinian leadership despite their support for terrorism, and there is ...
Written by Doron Almog
Thirty-five years ago today (July 4, 1976), an Air France flight was hijacked and diverted to Entebbe Airport in Uganda. Shortly after landing, all of the non-Jewish passengers were released and the remaining Jewish passengers were held hostage. One week after the hijacking, I commanded the first ...
Written by Khaled Abu Toameh
It was a very hot weekend for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. That is why thousands of them preferred to enjoy their time on the clean beaches, swimming, sunbathing, riding horses, sailing, smoking water pipes and barbequing.
Written by Dick Morris
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) maintains a list of “specially designated countries” (SDCs) that “have shown a tendency to promote, produce or protect terrorist organizations or their members.” The folks from these nations get special scrutiny when they enter the U.S.
Written by Steven Plaut
The assault against Israel involves a war of words and concepts which are just as deadly as the vicious episodes of terrorist violence that punctuate daily life in the Jewish State. A propaganda narrative casting Israelis as “Nazis” who are perpetrating a Jewish version of the Final Solution ...