Wednesday War News: Israel Pumps Diesel to Gaza Power Plant as Kassams, Mortars, Infiltrations Continue; IDF Nabs 8 Terrorists, Auto, Soldiers Escape Molotov Terror Attacks, Pipe Bomb Found in Jericho

Clinton on Iran Attack of Israel; NOT Words of Ally

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Commentary;

During the heated campaign between Hillary Clinton and Barack Hussein Obama for the Democratic candidacy for US President, Clinton has made a number of statements specifically directed toward the Jewish vote, particularly during the run-up to Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary. This author takes great issue with one of these statements in particular.

Before the masses of American Jews take Hillary Clinton’s recent statement; If Iran attacks Israel, the US could ‘totally obliterate them’ as a great achievement and an expression of unshakable alliance with Israel, this author feels compelled to harken back to the great American actor/comedian Jimmy Durante, who during his act, would grab his hat, shake that monstrous nose and bellow; [...]  Click here to read more.

Tuesday War News: IDF Offs 3 Gaza Terrorists, Gaza Terrorists Attack IDF, Kassam Lands in Eshkol Regional Council; UN Punks Out of Raid on Hezbollah Gun Runners; 20 Terrorists Nabbed, Arab Youth Arrested for Throwing Stones

Pesach 5768: Personal Framing of Yetziyot Mitzrayim

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by Moshe Burt

Rav Chaim Zev Malinowitz spoke before Pesach saying that to truly feel Pesach, we need to put ourselves in a mindset of feeling the Yetziyot Mitzrayim as if we were there eating the Seder meal, the Korbon Pesach, the Matzah — the bread of affliction which was baked in haste because of the haste of departure from Mitzrayim. This author sat pondering this proposition in Shul before Ma’ariv welcoming Pesach and gave over these thoughts at the Pesach seder as well as during the day meal. [...]  Click here to read more.

Monday War News: Kassams Continue Hitting Sderot, Ashkelon, Negev, APCs Permitted to PA While One Used at Kerem Shalom; Rock Attacks, Arrests in Yesha

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2 Kassams Fired at Ashkelon From Gaza Strip; No Casualties

Kassam Fired From Gaza Lands Near Sderot; None Wounded

Kassam Rocket Explodes near [Sha’ar HaNegev] Regional Council Leader

IDF Braces for More Attacks [Via APC Like Used at Kerem Shalom, Like Russian Ones Israel Permits to PA] From Gaza, by Yaakov Katz (Jerusalem Post)

Excerpt;

Defense officials said Israel did not plan to alter an earlier decision to permit the PA in the West Bank to receive 25 APCs from Russia, despite the use of an armored vehicle in the Kerem Shalom attack. The decision to transfer the APCs was made by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert several months ago following a request by Russia to supply the vehicles to Fatah forces in the West Bank to bolster PA President Mahmoud Abbas. [...]  Click here to read more.

Shabbos, Pesach War News: Dozens of Rockets, Shells From Gaza, Kerem Shalom Attack Injures 13 Soldiers and More

Bibi: Abbas-Olmert Agreement Will be Voided

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Commentary;

This would certainly be a neat trick if Netanyahu, who would not void Oslo when he became Prime Minister in 1996 and who in fact handed 80% of Hevron to the PA, not to mention his vote in favor of expulsion of his Jewish brethren, finally has the moral courage and backbone to void and totally expunge all record of any Abbas-Olmert agreement. MB

Netanyahu Says Any Abbas-Olmert Agreement Will be Voided, by Ezra HaLevi (Israel National News)

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Likud Chairman and former Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says any agreement reached between PM Ehud Olmert and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is null and void. [...]  Click here to read more.

Will Olmert Deep-Six Comptroller’s Ordered Testimony on Pollard?

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Commentary;

It will be interesting to observe what legal appeals shenanigans Olmert attempts to avoid compliance with the State Comptroller’s ordered testimony in the investigation of the Pollard affair. MB

Lindenstrauss Issues Court Order for PM to Testify About Pollard

Full Text;

State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss has issued a court order against Prime Minister Ehud Olmert which would force the premier to testify before the comptroller on the matter of Jonathan Pollard and his continued incarceration in the United States on charges of spying for Israel, Channel 2 reported on Thursday. [...]  Click here to read more.

Friday War News: Iran Smuggles to Gaza by Sea, Kassam Lands in Ashkelon, Infiltration Attempt at Crossing Foiled; Poison Terror Plot Mastermind Killed, 19 Terrorists Nabbed, Beit Omar Rock Attack

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‘Iran Smuggling Arms Into Gaza by Sea’, by Yaakov Katz, Herb Keinon (Jerusalem Post)

Kassam Lands in Ashkelon Industrial Area; No Casualties

IDF Foils Gaza Infiltration Attempt at Kerem Shalom Crossing, by Yaakov Katz (Jersalem Post)

Excerpts;

Shots were reportedly fired at three Palestinian gunmen who moved into the Palestinian side of the crossing. One of the gunmen was shot and killed, and one injured. The third gunman fled the scene, and was being pursued by IDF troops.

The IDF believed that the men were trying to infiltrate the Israeli side of the crossing in order to carry out an attack.  [...]  Click here to read more.

Thursday War News: Negev in 2nd Day of Heavy Rocket Bombardment, Barak Resumes Gaza Fuel Shipments; Hezbollah Plans Mass Rear Attack by Israeli-Arabs; 26 PA Islamic Terrorists Nabbed, Terrorist Gunmen Killed Near Jenin