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  Socialist Action newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
The Israeli press is full of speculation about a conflict between the political and military wings of Hamas and between the local leadership and the leaders living in exile in Syria.
Israeli forces arrested a number of Hamas officials in the PA government and pulled the identity cards of others that allowed them to reside in East Jerusalem.
In the midst of this unbridled retaliation, Israeli planes were sent to buzz the palace of the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, threatening a new regional armed conflict.
www.socialistaction.org /foley50.htm   (1735 words)

 New Flare-up in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict as Palestinian Forces Feud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
At the end of October, war between the Israeli military and Palestinian armed groups, which had been in abeyance since the Zionist evacuation of Gaza, seemed to be igniting again.
The Israelis are continuing to isolate the economically deprived area.
The results of the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza thus resemble those of the Oslo Pact, which was supposed to set in motion a process leading to Palestinian self-rule.
www.socialistaction.org /foley28.htm   (1031 words)

 Middle East Report Online: The Israeli Election Campaign Avoids the Issues, by Joel Beinin
In the early stages of the campaign for the Israeli Knesset elections due to be held on January 28, there were no armed attacks by Palestinians on Israelis.
However, any Israeli illusions that Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's policies had succeeded in bringing about an end to armed Palestinian resistance to occupation were shattered on December 28 when gunmen belonging to Islamic Jihad killed four people at the yeshiva (religious seminary) of Otniel as they awaited a Sabbath dinner.
The local factors causing the collapse of the Israeli economy are the sharply increased cost of defending the settlements in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip and the withdrawal of foreign investment following the breakdown of the Oslo process at the end of 2000.
www.merip.org /mero/mero011403.html   (2127 words)

 israelinsider: security: Israeli jets hit Syrian radar post
Israeli Air Force jets destroyed a Syrian radar position in eastern Lebanon in an operation late last night.
The strike was the first by Israeli warplanes on Lebanese targets since Israeli forces withdrew from the southern part of the country in May. It was also the first time the Israeli army targeted Syrian positions since 1996.
Analysts and politicians saw the attack as a clear and needed signal to Syria, which supports the Hizbullah operations in southern Lebanon.
www.israelinsider.com /channels/security/articles/sec_0030.htm   (384 words)

 Israeli Leaders - Literally Criminals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
This article by Israeli dissident Reuven Schossen demonstrates his continuing courage and willingness to put himself on the front lines of the ongoing effort to prevent Israeli criminal policies from increasing their reach.
The list of criminal acts by Israeli leaders from most parties is incredibly long and varied.
All Israeli banks were nationalized in the early eighties after the collapse of the inflated stock market, which especially involved the banks' shares.
www.rense.com /general73/sisl.htm   (1045 words)

 BBC News | Middle East | Israeli MP calls for strike against Iran
The Israeli member of parliament, Ephraim Sneh - who is a leading member of the Israeli Labour Party and still serves as a general in Israel's reserve forces - said in a TV interview on Sunday, that international efforts to block Iran's development of long range missiles and nuclear weapons have failed.
Israelis recall that in 1980 Israel destroyed Iraq's nuclear research centre in a conventional air strike.
A week ago, four Israeli parliamentarians on a visit to Washington are reported to have told American officials that Israel could not currently defend itself against missile attacks.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/181309.stm   (496 words)

 CNN - Facing scandal, Israel's president may lose some privileges - January 24, 2000
He also says the money he received from Sarousi is less than the $453,000 alleged by Yoav Yitzhak, the Israeli journalist who broke the story last month.
Israeli newspapers Monday joined criticism by politicians from the left and the right that Weizman has not been forthright in answering the specific charges against him.
Before the scandal broke last month, hawkish legislators had blasted Weizman for his active involvement in the peace process, saying he was damaging the integrity of a position that was supposed to be above politics.
archives.cnn.com /2000/WORLD/meast/01/24/israel.weizman/index.html   (781 words)

 Why Israeli Politicians Lie - Reader comments at DanielPipes.org
Thank you for having the courage to expose the way Israeli Politicians intentionally lie to the Jewish Majority in order to win their votes.
This is the reason many people have such a low opinion of politicians, and often do not even bother to vote, knowing in advance that the politicians will betray them with impunity once they get elected.
The politician will then be committed to vote according to his election promises, for the term of his elected office.
danielpipes.org /comments/15840   (404 words)

 Congressman Mark Steven Kirk - 10th District of Illinois
Six days after the most recent surge of violence gripped the Middle East, thousands of families, politicians and lunchtime passers-by congregated Monday in Chicago’s Federal Plaza in a show of support for Israel, a nation they say must defend itself and its people from terrorism.
Waving Israeli and American flags and signs that read, "We Stand with Israel," an estimated 5,000 people prayed and cheered as Jewish leaders and politicians heralded Israel’s right to defend itself.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Monday said fighting would end only when two captured Israeli soldiers were freed, rocket attacks by Hezbollah on Israel stopped and the Lebanese army deployed along the border.
www.house.gov /apps/list/hearing/il10_kirk/Israelrally.html   (279 words)

 Winds of Change? -- In These Times
Israeli history has shown that the course of national politics can do an about-face in 24 hours.
The candidates of the two major parties are sitting Prime Minister Ariel Sharon for the center-right Likud Party and former general and Haifa Mayor Amram Mitzna for left-of-center Labor.
According to an early December poll by the Israeli daily Ha’aretz, the Likud list was expected to take the premiership and almost double its seats in the Knesset, the Israeli legislature.
www.inthesetimes.com /theittlist/site/main/article/winds_of_change   (767 words)

 List of Israeli politicians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
Abba Hushi (1898–1969), politician and mayor of Haifa 1951–1969.
Moshe Sneh (1909–1900), Israeli politician, leader of Hagana
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Israeli_politicians   (1303 words)

 Enter the Israeli Arabs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
But to the surprise of many Israelis, these passions have also spread to Israeli Arab towns in a manner that was not witnessed even during the years of the intifada beginning in the late 1980s.
But there is more to the mobilization of Israeli Arabs than affinity with other Palestinians: the pain of coming of age as Israeli citizens.
But the issues politicians exploit obviously resonate with the Arab public in Israel, even as most are not militant.
www.brookings.edu /views/op-ed/telhami/20001004.htm   (727 words)

 Israel21c   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
Israeli innovation is on display for the world to see this week at the Telecom 2006 conference in Tel Aviv.
Israeli volunteers helped victims of the deadly tsunami in South Asia, pitched in after Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf region of the United States, and are involved in numerous ongoing efforts to battle disease and poverty around the world.
Israeli company developing 'smart valve' to minimize human error during blood transfusions and IV infusions
www.israel21c.org /bin/en.jsp?enPage=HomePage   (661 words)

 Shalom - The Jewish Peace Fellowship Newsletter
The history of the house which serves as the site for this unique initiative is a microcosm of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, for the two families who call the house "home" symbolize the two nations that have been fighting for decades over their common homeland, a land both consider holy.
Without the confidence that Israeli society supports whever the army is doing, neither the army nor the government will be able to continue with their illegal actions for very long.
It was during this time that the Israeli Council for Israeli-Palestinian Peace (ICIPP) decided to broaden the impact of its activities by establishing an English-language newsletter, The Other Israel, published bimonthly, to provide extensive coverage of the diverse struggles waged by the Israeli peace movement.
www.jewishpeacefellowship.org /Resources.htm   (4131 words)

 Israeli military court orders the release of 18 Hamas politicians
In his decision, the military judge questioned the timing of the arrests, noting that the men were permitted to run for office and serve in the Palestinian government for months before their detentions.
He said the politicians should be freed on bail while their trials continue.
Israeli human rights lawyer Leah Tzemel, who is not involved in the case, said the army's court system rarely disputes the military's cases against Palestinians.
www.freenewmexican.com /news/49073.html   (526 words)

 Israeli Nuclear Threats and Blackmail
He argues that the cost of an Israeli first strike on sources of the nuclear, chemical and biological threats may be lower than waiting, hopefully, for the elimination of these threats by other means or the possibility that political agreements will reduce the likelihood of their use.
As the Israeli bomb comes out of the basement, open discussion, even in Israel, is occurring on why the Israelis feel they need an arsenal not used in at least two if not three wars.
The Israelis are supported and egged on in their expansionism and intransigence by the "Armageddon Lobby," thirty million "Christian Zionists" who believe Israel must expand to its Biblical borders in order to bring on Armageddon and the return of Jesus Christ.
www.carolmoore.net /nuclearwar/israelithreats.html   (5285 words)

 Blackmail, Bribes, a Pardon & -- Indictment?
When I saw the list of Israeli politicians who personally intervened with Clinton to pardon him, and when I noted another man whose case they had ignored, it was clear that the Rich matter was a cross section of leftwing corruption, there and here.
It is quite possible that these and other Israeli ultra leftists received money from Rich not only through his donations to various "One Israel" (the new, disguised name of the Labor Party) fictional campaign and charitable organizations.
Aside from money, these Laborites are linked by the Israeli they ignored, Jonathan Pollard, now serving the 16th year of a life sentence for a crime, treason, he did not commit and with which he was not even charged.
radicalacademy.com /genarrettessay14.htm   (1745 words)

 CNN.com - Israeli Arab banned from running for Knesset - Dec. 31, 2002
The Central Elections Committee, which is made up principally of politicians from Israel's political parties, voted 21 to 18 with two abstentions to disqualify Tibi from the candidate list in the January 28 elections for the Knesset.
Marzel -- who heads the Kach Movement, which calls for a religious Israeli state and revenge against non-Jews -- has been banned from Knesset candidacy in the past.
Israeli Arabs make up about 20 percent of Israel's population of 6 million.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/meast/12/31/israel.politics/index.html   (469 words)

 Secular Blasphemy
Israeli politicians were enraged at the apparent show of widespread anti-Semtism in the EU, and the Brussels embassy issued a statement:
The poll caused red faces in the EU bureaucracy and among EU politicians alike.
Italy, which holds the rotating EU presidency, downplayed the importance of the poll, which had been stupidly requested by the European Commission in the first place.
blogs.salon.com /0001561/2003/11/04.html   (971 words)

 ABC News: Israeli Politicians Court the Downtrodden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
Israeli Politicians Race to Establish Credentials as the Voice of the Downtrodden
In this photo released by the Government Press Office Israeli Prime Minister, left, meets with Japan's ambassador to Israel Jun Yokota in Herzliya, Israel Thursday Nov. 24, 2005.
The hottest rhetoric comes from the Likud, a six-way leadership race led by Netanyahu is under way following Sharon's defection from the party to form a new list.
abcnews.go.com /International/wireStory?id=1344867   (412 words)

 EJP | News | Eastern Europe | Israeli politicians woo crucial Russian vote
Some 750,000 voters from among the 1.1 million Jewish immigrants who arrived from former Soviet states over the past 15 years hold the key to one fifth of the seats in the Israeli 120-member parliament, or Knesset.
As a result, politicians have been relentlessly wooing the "Russian vote" in recent months, promising to tackle social inequalities and placing Russian candidates high on their party slates.
Zeev Elkin, a former Russian immigrant who today numbered 17 on the Kadima candidate list, admits his party, which is poised to emerge as the big winner in the elections with nearly 40 seats, is having trouble in attracting Russian voters.
www.ejpress.org /article/news/eastern_europe/6891   (739 words)

 Amazon.com: In Pursuit of Peace: A History of the Israeli Peace Movement: Books: Mordechai Bar-On   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-28)
When the Israeli prime minister and the PLO chairman shook hands on the White House lawn in 1993, Israeli peace activists had good reason to celebrate this major step on the long road to peace.
In Pursuit Of Peace: A History Of The Israeli Peace Movement tells the story of the Israeli peace movement and the role it played in that pursuit of peace.
It is an eloquent, fascinating account of a remarkably diverse and determined cast of activists: from war-weary soldiers to hard-headed politicians careful scholars to impassioned artists.
www.amazon.com /Pursuit-Peace-History-Israeli-Movement/dp/1878379542   (724 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Apathy fear of Israeli Arab voters
The implicit message is that Israeli Arab citizens are being taken for fools if they vote for Zionist parties in Tuesday's Israeli elections.
Arab Israeli politicians fear voter frustration, a possible Islamic boycott and competition from Zionist parties could lead to a drop in the number of Arab representatives in the Knesset.
The decision to increase the threshold for Knesset membership from 1.5% to 2% of the national vote deepens the sense of worry among Arab politicians who rely on small percentages.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/world/middle_east/4850796.stm   (627 words)

 Israeli politicians go on trial - Iran Defence Forum
Israeli media say prosecutors have also begun drafting an indictment against scandal-hit President Moshe Katsav.
Mr Katsav denies all the allegations, which are the most serious ever made against an Israeli leader.
Correspondents say allegations of sleaze at the top of Israeli politics have shaken the establishment and caused dismay and disillusionment among already jaded voters.
www.irandefence.net /showthread.php?t=5324   (369 words)

 Israeli politicians are no different - Reader comments at DanielPipes.org
As is well known, usually this is confined to spending and taxation promises, that is they all promise lower taxes and spending and then go on to raise taxes and increase spending.
These reversals of campaign promises are usually excused by the politicians as being what they think is good or necessary for the majority of the public, although generally, whatever a politician does is usually in his own perceived self interest.
In Israel campaign promises are made to be broken, which is of course perfectly consistent with Middle Eastern ethics wherein treachery is also considered to be the greatest wisdom.
www.danielpipes.org /comments/15857   (392 words)

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