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July 19, 2014
Dennis Prager explains "The Middle East problem":
Mr. Prager is right on: the solution may be hard, but the problem is simple: one side wants the other side dead.
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Israel News (www.israelnn.com) reports that thousands of Palestinians celebrated yesterday's bombing of a cafeteria that killed 7 unarmed civilians and injured over 90 (click here for more info on the bombing).
Many of the victims were foreign students - here's a partial list:
Benjamin Blutstein, 24, from the United States
Marla Bennett, 24, from San Diego, California
Dina Carter, 37, immigrated to Israel from North Carolina
Janice Ruth Coulter, 37, from New York
David Gritz, 24, An American citizen who lived in Paris
Here are a couple of pictures of the injured and the cafeteria after the bombing (warning - some of these pictures are very graphic):
And here's how thousands of Palestinians celebrated the above barbarism:
Young Palestinians celebrate the
deliberate murder of unarmed civilians
Israel News reports:
Thousands of Arabs living in PLO-controlled Gaza City took to the streets last night to celebrate the deadly bombing at Hebrew University. Music blared from speakers as Arabs, both young and old danced and sang into the late hours of the night. Several men climbed on to the roof of a car and threw candy into the crowd. The scene was reminiscent of the party that erupted in the Arab street throughout Yesha (Judea, Samaria, and Gaza) following the September 11, 2001 attack on America.
The Jerusalem Post reports:
In Gaza City, thousands of Palestinian men, women and children celebrated on Wednesday night in the wake of the bombing attack at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, which killed seven people, five Americans and two Israelis, and injured 97, media sources reported.
Faces of the victims has published the story of Dvora Karim, 73, a grand-mother of 3 and great-grandmother of 1 that was among the 29 unarmed Israeli civilians killed by a Palestinian genocide bomber on 3/27/2002.
Dvora Karim, 73, killed
by a Palestinian genocide bomber
Dvora, who immigrated to Israel from Iran, married Michael Karim, and the couple lived for many years in Bet Shemesh. They moved to Netanya 20 years ago. Dvora was active in WIZO, and worked with young children in a Na'amat nursery.
I copy her full story below.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that a Palestinian homicide/suicide bomber blew himself near a bus stop in Jerusalem, killing a 2-year-old baby and 6 others, and wounding more than 40 unarmed Israeli civilians.
The Fatah's "Raed Karmi Branch" of the Aksa Martyrs Brigades took responsibility for the attack, in a telephone call to Abu Dhabi satellite TV, and Hizbullah's Al-Manar satellite TV, in Lebanon.
The Fatah is an umbrella group of Palestinian organizations that report directly to Yasser Arafat. This is the second homicide/suicide bombing executed by one of Arafat's terrorist groups in the last 24 hours - the Palestinian Authority's condemnation of these murders is simply ridiculous.
I copy the full article below.
Last week I traveled to Orlando, Florida, for a business trip. One afternoon I had a bit of free time and I decided to visit the Kennedy Space Center, about 50 miles from Orlando.
This place is amazing! It’s basically NASA’s launch headquarters, and as their website says: “It’s the only place on Earth where you can tour launch areas, meet an Astronaut, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, and even view a launch!”. For more information on the Kennedy Space Center, click here.
An Astronaut greets visitors at the
entrance of the Kennedy Space Center
One of the attractions of the visitor complex at the space center is an actual full-sized Space Shuttle, where we can see how astronauts live and work while flying through space! Another exhibit is an “Astronaut Memorial”, a giant “space mirror” high-tech national monument dedicated to our fallen heroes. For more information of the visitor complex at the Space Center, click here; for more information on the Astronaut Memorial, click here.
Ilan Ramon, Israel's first Astronaut
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Among the astronauts who have perished is Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut. Seven astronauts, including Ilan Ramon, were killed on February 1st 2003, when the space shuttle Columbia broke up about 38 miles above Texas on its way to Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Astronaut monument includes a picture of Ilan Ramon and a description of his professional career and duties aboard the Space Shuttle. There’s even a small Israeli flag on a drawing of a space shuttle!
I have published many stories on Ilan Ramon, since he was and always will be a source of inspiration and hope for me and many others. Here are some articles:
* [NASA sends first Israeli astronaut into space](/blog/archives/000591.html)
* [Israeli Astronaut takes with him into space a small pencil drawing made by a 14-year-old](/blog/archives/000510.html)
* [Tragedy over Texas skies: seven astronauts killed in explosion of space shuttle Columbia](/blog/archives/000608.html)
* [Video: Ilan Ramon, first Israeli astronaut, and crew from space shuttle Columbia see Israel from space](/blog/archives/000617.html)
* [Address by Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon on the arrival of Ilan Ramon's coffin](/blog/archives/000618.html)
* [How Israel destroyed Iraq's nuclear reactor (built by the French) in 1981](/blog/archives/000622.html)
* [Iraq calls shuttle space Columbia explosion "God's vengence"](/blog/archives/000609.html)
If you have a chance to visit the Kennedy Space Center, don’t hesitate! It’s 50 miles from Orlando, a bit more than the other Disney parks, but it’s worth every second. It was the highlight of my trip and I wouldn’t think twice about returning to Orlando just to visit the Space Center again.
I have added below over 40 pictures I have taken of the Space Center, including the Astronaut Memorial museum, a visit to the Space Shuttle, and more.
Faces of the Victims has published the story of Morel Derfler, a 41-year-old father of two who was deliberately murdered by a genocide bomber from the Islamic Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.
On September 9, 2001, three Israelis were killed and dozens of Sunday morning commuters were wounded when a suicide bomber exploded in the train station in Nahariya, an Israeli city.
Morel Derfler, 41
Father of 2
Murdered by the Hamas
Morel Derfler, a professional photographer, traveled to Nahariya on Sunday morning with his relative by marriage, architect Dr. Yigal Goldstein to work on a project in the nearby town of Shlomi. A terrorist carrying a bomb waited near the train station in Nahariya until the train arrived from Tel-Aviv. As the passengers were exiting the station, he detonated the bomb. Morel Derfler and Yigal Goldtstin were two of the three people killed in the explosion, in which some 90 were injured.
To send condolences or to donate to Inbal Weiss's family, please click here.
I also copy below an article with more information on the suicide bombing.
The New York post (www.nypost.com) has a story about a 92-year-old woman who survived the German Nazis but whose 8-year-old grandson did not survive the Palestinian Nazis:
NINETY-two year old Zhenya Axelrode lost her husband and sister in World War II but managed to save her daughter Kira from hunger and worse when the Nazis invaded Ukraine.
The Nazis that besiege us today speak Arabic, and they hide behind Islam simply to better fool the liberals and the left.
Thanks to Israpundit for the link - I copy the full article below.
MSNBC (www.msnbc.com) reports that President Bush and the United States mean what they say when they call for the ousting of chairman Yasser Arafat and his thugs from the Palestinian Authority.
“THE U.S. RESPECTS democratic processes, but if a leadership emerges that does not deal with terrorism, the U.S. cannot deal with that,” [national security adviser Condoleezza] Rice told NBC’s “Meet the Press,” suggesting that the United States would not deal with Arafat even if he were elected in free elections.
I copy the full article below.
The Los Angeles Independent (www.laindependent.com) reports that a pack of anti-Semitic bastards kicked and beat up 2 people in Los Angeles, California. These braindead morons did this while screaming "Kill the Jews!":
Two Jewish patrons of Good Bar, a nightspot already under fire for poor security and numerous criminal incidents, were assaulted near the club early Sunday morning by 10 to 15 men in what officials at the West Hollywood Sheriff's Station are calling a hate crime.
The hostility and violence against Jews seems not to be omni-present in California. But that is simply because most of us don't have any external signs of being Jewish - if I was a religious Jew and wore a kippa, I am convinced some bleeding-brain leftists and Islamic fanatics would not hesitate in attacking me.
I copy the full article below - don't expect to find it in the Los Angeles Times nor the San Francisco Chronicle.
O senador José Alencar, candidato à vice-presidente na chapa de Luís Inácio Lula da Silva, disse em uma entrevista no início do ano que a solução para o conflito entre israelenses e palestinos seria Israel se mudar de lugar. Mas semana passada ele esteve presente na sede da Congregação Israelita de São Paulo para as comemorações de Rosh Hashana junto com toda a equipe do PT.
Segundo o senador, ele não disse o que disse por mal...
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that over 50 graves in the Jewish sector of Rome's largest cemetery were vandalized by unknown assailants.
In contrast to similar occurrences, investigators found no symbols or graffiti claiming responsibility for the attack and are as yet unable to identify the perpetrators. However, the vast scale of the desecration points to a well-organized and long-planned anti-Semitic raid to be carried out on the night of Tisha Be'av.
The Canadian Ottawa Sun (www.canoe.ca) reports that a racist bastrad tried to burn down a synagogue in Ottawa:
A CHILDREN'S class had to be relocated yesterday morning after an arsonist tried to torch a Jewish community library in the west end of the city.
Anti-Semitism, or hate and hostility of Jews, is definitely not omnipresent. That said, try to wear a kippa (Jewish skullcap) around Berkeley, California, or any European city for a month and let me know what happens. Thank God for the State of Israel, a place where all persecuted Jews can turn to when needed.
I copy the full article below - thanks to LGF for the link.
I just read an article on Ha'aretz that proves once again how much Arafat, the Palestinian leader, is still involved in terrorism.
Although we've been receiving reports for weeks now, this time the evidence has been compiled into a booklet, which includes documents gathered during operation "Defensive Shield", Israel's incursion into Palestinian towns. It also includes testimony from Marwan Barghouti, who directly reported to Arafat and was involved in numerous terrorist attacks.
Arafat personally approved the transfer of funds to suicicide bombers, and hard evidence of close cooperation of Arafat's groups with the Islamic Jihad and Hamas was also found.
Also mentioned in the report is the financial contribution of Saudi Arabia and Iraq to Palestinian terrorism - for example, family of suicide bombers receive $25,000 from Sadam Hussein.
Below I link to the Ha'aretz article and to IDF's (Israel's army) website. All documents have also been published by the IDF.
The Washington Times (www.washingtontimes.com) has published an article that describes how Israel has arrested and brought to trial Marwan Barghouti, Arafat's "security" chief, responsible for many terrorist attacks that killed hundreds of Israeli and American unarmed civilians and injured thousands.
By the middle of October 2000, Mr. Barghouti had become the head of a joint coordinating body including all of the leading Palestinian radical groups: Fatah; Hamas; Islamic Jihad and the PFLP. The groups began working together in carrying out attacks on Israelis.
I copy the full article below.
The Middle East Media Research Institute (www.memri.org) has translated a Muslim sermon delivered on Palestinian television.
In this Friday "sermon" the Imam (something like a Muslim priest) calls for the "anihiliation of the Jews" and supports genocide bombers (he calls them "martyrs"):
The following are excerpts from a Friday sermon delivered by Palestinian Authority Imam Sheikh Ibrahim Madhi at the Sheikh 'Ijlin Mosque in Gaza City, broadcast live on April 12, 2002 by Palestinian Authority television.
This garbage was put on air on Palestinian national television, which is funded by the European Union and completely controlled by Arafat and his thugs.
I copy the full translation below.
The National Post (www.nationalpost.com) has a great article on how the Israeli left is coping with its dreams of peace being shattered by Palestinian hatred and refusal of any compromise.
In Israel, the terms "right" and "left" seldom refer to economics or the welfare system. "Right" usually means approaching negotiations with suspicion and supporting settlements in the disputed lands. "Left" means a good-hearted eagerness to negotiate with the Palestinians, an attitude that may be revived eventually but has now become so unpopular that it seems almost quaint. [...]
Being someone that voted for Meretz and Labor in the past (see the democracy page for details), this article touched a nerve.
Today I also believe that the only way to achieve peace is to negociate from a position of force. Only when the Palestinians truly understand that terrorism, hate and barbaric acts will lead them nowhere will they accept the existence of Israel.
Often you hear strong personal feeling behind their words, and nowhere more than with Hirsh Goodman. "I supported Oslo," he said. "I supported talking with Arafat. The greatest disappointment was to discover that despite everything I've believed, everything I've promulgated, that asshole never gave up terror."
"Land for peace" is over, "Peace for land" might work. I copy the full article below.
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