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Fact 259: "On May 27 2002, Ruth Peled, 56, of Herzliya and her infant granddaughter Sinai Keinan, aged 14 months, of Petah Tikva were murdered by a Palestinian homicide/suicide bomber who detonated himself near an ice cream parlor outside a shopping mall in Petah Tikva. 'If Ruthie had known that Sinai was killed, she would not have wanted to live." Her daughter Chen said, 'I would need 30 years to write about my mother. It was 30 years of love, friendship and happiness. Not every mother is also a friend.'"
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TwinCities.com reports that racist bastards have burned down a Jewish center in Paris, France:
Fire swept through a Jewish community center in eastern Paris early Sunday after arsonists broke into the building and scrawled swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans inside.
Although the freaks that burned down the center painted Neo-Nazi swastikas, Voice of America (www.voanews.com) reports that an Islamic group proudly claimed responsibility for the racist attack:
French authorities are studying a claim of responsibility by a previously unknown Islamic group for a fire Sunday that destroyed a Jewish community center in Paris.
Between Nazi bastards, Islamic fascists and European leftists, Israel and Jews across Diaspora countries have a lot of enemies.
Luckily today we have the State of Israel - a place where Jews can find refuge, and a country that has institutions and an army dedicated to the defense of such persecuted folks.
I copy both articles below.
O site Brasileiro Pletz.com (www.pletz.com) tem um bom artigo que pergunta porque a esquerda apoia incondicionalmente os árabes-palestinos em sua guerra contra Israel?
A esquerda fala de sua paixão pela democracia (“a voz do povo…”). Mas é exatamente em Israel que a democracia funciona plenamente, em contraposição ao que ocorre com todos os que o consideram como inimigo: países árabes e islâmicos. Arafat é um líder autoritário, ditador corrupto, mas a esquerda o adula, protege e defende.
Para ler o artigo completo clique abaixo.
The Middle East Media Research Institute (www.memri.org) has published a study that clearly shows how Saudi Arabia continues to fund and support the mass murderers from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Hamas:
The following is the introduction to a report on the Saudi royal family's financial support to the Palestinians from 1998 through 2003. [...]
My girlfriend, who was born in America, once told me that she didn't believe "our friends, the Saudis" could support terrorism. The Saudis have spent millions with their PR campaigns, while at the same time promoting their racist and violent Islamic doctrine of "wahhabism".
This is similar to Yasser Arafat, who speaks of peace in English to the Western media, while calling for "Jihad" (holy Islamic war) against the Jews", and for a "million martyrs" (homicide bombers) to march into Jerusalem.
We're on to you, Islamic terrorist freaks - we know your double game, and we won't let you get away with it anymore.
I copy the full study below - it's well worth the read.
Fox News (www.foxnews.com) reports that the Palestinian homicide/suicide bomber that blew himself up in Jerusalem yesterday killed a 5-year-old girl and her Grandmother.
5-year-old Gal Eizenman killed by a
Palestinian homicide/suicide bomber
Hours before her death in a suicide attack, 5-year-old Gal Eizenman was jumping around, a blond bundle of joy at a children's musical performance organized by her grandmother Noah Alon, 59.
May God bless their memory. I copy the full article below.
The Palestinian terrorist group Islamic Jihad (holy war) tried to murder dozens of women and children by packing a boat full of explosives and searching for a civilian target. An Israeli patrol boat spotted the terrorists' dinghy and made sure the Palestinian murderers did not get anywhere:
Four IDF Navy sailors were wounded late Friday night after two Palestinians sailed their fishing boat up to a patrol boat off the Gaza Strip coast and detonated an explosive device, Israel Radio reported.
Israel built an electronic fence around Gaza, stopping all Palestinian homicide/suicide bombers from carrying on their attacks. A similar fence is being built around the West Bank - soon it'll be much harder for Arafat and his thugs to commit their daily murders.
I copy the full article below.
Front Page Magazine (www.frontpagemagazine.com) has published an excellent article by Julia Gorin on how interesting it is to be a Jew in
I, a Gen-Xer more or less, have lived to see the day when Islamic militants attack the World Trade Center, and fingers point at Israel. I have lived to see a world where an Israeli prime minister is indicted for war crimes because Christians killed Muslims in Lebanon. I have lived to see an era that has Palestinians genocide-bombing Israelis up to four times a week and people blaming Israelis. I’ve made it to a place in time where Muslims storm a Christian church in Bethlehem, and a priest inside scolds the Israeli military for the ensuing destruction. I’m living in a time when newspaper opinion pages can drop the word "Israelis" altogether to openly ask, "How many times in a lifetime are we going to fight for the Jews?" I have made it to a time in which there is civil debate on TV over whether terrorism against Jews counts as terrorism. [...]
I copy the full article below.
The Middle East Media Research Institute (www.memri.org) has translated a sermon that was delivered last Friday (11/8/2002) in the main mosque of Baghdad. This racist and fascist rethoric was also broadcasted on Iraqi television:
"...Brothers, today more than ever before, we need the grace of Jihad of the soul... particularly in this difficult hour in which the Islamic nation [is] experiencing, an hour in which it faces the challenge of [forces] of disbelief of infidels, Jews, crusaders, Americans and Britons. They challenge Allah, His Book, His Prophet, they challenge you the believers. They believe that their castles will protect them from Allah. They think that with their bombs, planes, missiles and advanced [weapons] they will scare us. By Allah, no!!! You [the West] are the real terrorists. We will scare you with the help of Allah. We stand strong; Allah will not allow the infidels to overcome the believers. Who are you, Oh foreigners. Who are you, Oh descendents of pigs and apes, to scare Muhammad, who is supported by Allah, as well as by Gabriel and the [other] Angels...??? Who are you, anyway, Bush [you] little dwarf to threaten Muhammad and his descendents!!?? We challenge you with our words, before challenging you with our weapons. Who are you to threaten us, our feelings and our holy places??!!" [...]
This thing with "pigs and apes" seems to be a common theme with Islamofreaks - click here to see how the Iman of the Mosque of Mecca in Saudi Arabia also uses such enlightened arguments.
I copy the full translation below.
The BBC has an article that describes how Ilan Ramon will become Israel's first astronaut and how he'll celebrate the Sabbath in space:
Ilan Ramon, Israel's first Astronaut
Israel's Science Ministry has said it is investigating ways to allow Colonel Ilan Ramon, the country's first astronaut, to cast his ballot [for the 2003 Israeli elections] aboard the space shuttle Columbia, scheduled to lift off on 16 January 2003.
To find out how Ilan Ramon will be able to celebrate Sabbath in space, see below. I also copy an information page on Ilan Ramon from Nasa's website.
Update 2/3/2003: Here are some related articles to the incredible stories of Ilan Ramon and Petr Ginz -
NASA sends first Israeli astronaut into space (1/16/03)
While checking my logs, I just found out that a couple of people reached FactsOfIsrael.com by searching on Google for:
"chicken keeping in cold climates"
Maybe it's because of this, but it's probably this.
Shana Tova everybody. ;-)
Reuters AlertNet (www.alertnet.org) reports that Israel is ready to retaliate if Iraq chooses to fire Scud missiles targetting Israeli civilians.
Israel is more able to retaliate against Iraqi missile attacks now than during the 1991 Gulf War and has prepared new intelligence and anti-missile defence systems, an Israeli politician said on Monday.
Iraq launched dozens of Scud missiles against Israel after the US first attack on Iraq during the Gulf war. Yasser Arafat fully supported Iraq during the 1991 Gulf War and many Palestinians were seen dancing on their roofs while the Scuds were landing in the Israeli cities. Israel never retaliated.
I lived in Haifa in 1991 when I was attending college at the Technion, Israel's Institute of Technology (similar to MIT).
There was much fear that Sadam Hussein was going to launch gas attacks against the Israeli civilian population so daily, during every attack from Iraq, all civilians, including kids, babies and women had to wear gas masks and run to the bomb shelter.
I copy the full article below.
I have just finished implementing TrackBack, a new feature of Movable Type.
It basically allows the adminsitrators of sites that run Movable Type to link their entries and articles automatically. Instead of just adding a link manually to an entry in another site/blog, I can link my entry to the remote entry automatically.
If anyone links to one of the articles on FactsOfIsrael.com you'll see "TrackBack (1)" below - you can then click on "TrackBack (1)" and get the list of related articles.
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The Jerusalem Post's feature "This day in history" reports on October 26, 1407, when jews are burned alive in Cracow, Poland:
1407: Jews are persecuted in the Cracow Accusations, one of the first blood libels to be recorded in Poland. The Jews try to defend themselves and ultimately take refuge in the Church of St. Anne which is surrounded and then set afire. Any children left alive are forcibly baptized.
I copy below an article that gives more info on the anti-Jewish blood libels in Europe.
Danie Pipes (www.danielpipes.org) has a good analysis on how the latest Palestinian efforts to destroy Israel have backfired and how Israel is winning the war on Islamic terrorism:
A day after Israeli troops killed its second leader within a single month, the Islamist terrorist organization Hamas put on a brave face. The Israelis "are dreaming" if they think this would weaken Hamas, announced Ismail Haniyeh to a crowd of over 70,000 mourners at the funeral for Abdel Aziz Rantisi. "Every time a martyr falls," Haniyeh insisted, "Hamas is strengthened."
I have my doubts on whether Palestinians, and currently most Muslisms, will ever recognize the State of Israel and not wish and act for her destruction.
That said, while Israel is strong and continues her war on Palestinian terrorism, they don't have a choice but to live in reality: Israel exists and is here to stay.
Found this on the excellent LGF. I copy the full article below.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that a Jewish Supremacist has opened fire on a crowd in an Arab Muslim town in Israel and killed 4 innocent people:
A far-right activist who was AWOL from his army unit murdered four Israeli Arabs and wounded 12 on Thursday evening when he opened fire while riding in an Egged bus in the northern city of Shfaram. He was then lynched by an angry mob.
This bastard is no different than the Islamic Supremacists from Al-Qaeda and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.
Even though the murderer's Mother allegedly warned the Police and the Army and asked the authorities to taker her sons's gun before the terrorist attack, we should deal with Jewish Supremacist thugs in the same way that we deal with Islamic Supremacist thugs.
I sincerely hope that the Israeli army destroys his house and his family's house in the same way that houses are destroyed after an Islamic Supremacist murders innocent people.
Ariel Sharon, Israel's Prime Minister, and all members of Israel's parliament (the Knesset), have condemned this murder of innocent civilians. Israel's Defense Minister, Mr. Shaul Moffaz, has also refused to allow the murdering bastard to be buried in one of Israel's military cemeteries (due to a request from some of the families of current buried soldiers).
I copy the relevant articles below.
The Simon Wisenthal Center (www.wiesenthal.com) reports that Hizbullah's television station is now openly racist:
The Hizbullah is an Arab Muslim terrorist organization based in Lebanon and financed by Iran. It has proudly taken responsibility for the deliberate murder of dozens of women and children.
France refuses to define Hizbullah as a terrorist organization (click here for more details).
Hizbullah follows in the racist ways of Egyptian television which, a few months ago, decided to broadcast a series based on the "Protocols of Zion". For more information on this Egyptian racist show, click here. For more information on the racist document "The Protocols of Zion", click here.
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