Regarding Olmert’s Use of “Never Again”: “To Talk The Talk, You Gotta Walk the Walk”

Olmert: ‘Never Again’

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Prime Minister Ehud Olmert declared at a Knesset meeting Sunday that Israel would not stand by and allow the world to ignore a threat to the Jewish people.

ֲ“We won’t let the world forget again, through indifference and silence, the threat to the Jewish people,ֲ” he said. Olmertֲ’s remarks were made in reference to the growing concern that Iran will complete its nuclear development of a weapon of mass destruction and make good on President Mahmoud Ahmadinejadֲ’s vow to wipe the State of Israel off the map.  [...]  Click here to read more.

Regime’s Obligation to Former Gush Katif Residents Procedes at Slower Than Snail’s Pace

A Step Forward [??] for One Gush Katif Community, by Hillel Fendel (Israel National News)

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A proposal to expand a central-Israel moshav for families expelled from Netzer Hazani has been submitted. Elsewhere, Katif expellees already settled in Shomeriya say they still have no phone lines.

The expelled families of Gush Katif continue to suffer the ups and downs of the bureaucratic process of building them permanent homes in place of the ones the government destroyed in the summer of 2005.

The families of Netzer Hazani were given reason for hope, while those of Atzmonah-Shomeriya and Shirat Hayam scored a minus. [...]  Click here to read more.

Shabbos, Motsei Shabbos Sunday War News that the Regime, Their MSM Don’t Want You to Know

Caroline Glick: “If We Want to Win, We Need to Fight.”

Making the Case Against Genocide, by Caroline Glick (Jerusalem Post)

“Esteemed friends of Israel, such as Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz and former Canadian Justice Minister Irwin Cotler, could get no information from the Foreign Ministry, the Prime Minister’s Office, the Defense Ministry or the IDF’s Spokesman’s Unit. No one could be bothered to talk to them. No one had time to help them help Israel.”

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is an evil man. But he is not a stupid man. Indeed, he is smart and fastidious. He understands power and how to get it. And he understands that the purpose of a nation’s foreign policy is to sell ideas and messages and to build coalitions that enable a state to achieve its national aims. Due to his understanding and his abilities, Ahmadinejad has achieved significant success in advancing his policy aims of defeating the United States, destroying the State of Israel, and acquiring nuclear weapons. [...]  Click here to read more.

MUST READ: Olmert, Kadima in Top Secret Talks to Hand Yehuda, Shomron to European Task Force

Kadima Proposes Handing Judea and Samaria to Europe, by Aaron Klein (World Net Daily)

For context, click Blockbuster: Convergence Disguised as “Peace Agreement” Being Secretly Prepared by Olmert Regime to Be Sprung on the Jews.

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A member of PM Ehud Olmert’s Kadima party proposed transferring control of Judea and Samaria to a European task force until the establishment of a Palestinian state.

Following the establishment of the state, the strategic territory would be handed to security forces associated with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. [...]  Click here to read more.

‘Lamed-Heh’ March: Meaningful Action or More Yesha Council Symbolism Over Substance?

Gush Etzion Promoting Image with ‘Lamed-Heh’ March, by Anshel Pfeffer (Jerusalem Post)

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About 600 soldiers and high-school students marched throughout Thursday night in the Jerusalem Hills, recreating the route taken 59 years ago by the fabled “Lamed-Heh” (the Hebrew letters representing the number 35) who were killed in battle on their way to help relieve the siege on Gush Etzion during the War of Independence.

This is not just a lesson out in the field. The battle of the Lamed-Heh, four months before the state’s establishment, is still material for historical dispute and also has current and future political relevance. [...]  Click here to read more.

A President Peres Would Pardon Barghouti

Barghouti Pardon a Campaign Issue

Commentary;

This is essentially a repeat of Peres’ statement of 3 months ago. Leftist Elitist message to the Islamic enemy; terrorism, murder and kidnapping pays — handsomely! MB

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A number of foreign diplomats have been asking candidates for the Israeli Presidency whether they would be willing to pardon Tanzim head and convicted murderer Marwan Barghouti. A popular Arab leader seen as key to peace in the region, Barghouti has been in Israeli prison since being convicted for participating in the murder of five Israelis. There is speculation that he will be freed as part of a deal for the release of kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit. [...]  Click here to read more.

Olmert’s Continuing Lebanon Delusions

Olmert Says Lebanon War Was a Success, by Ronny Sofer (Ynet)

For context on some of the glaring failures last summer’s Lebanon action, click here, here and here.

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Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Thursday evening that the second Lebanon war was a success.

Olmert spoke at a meeting with the Israel Defense Forces General Staff members, where he heard the lessons drawn from the war and praised Resigning Chief of Staff Dan Halutz .

The major conclusions and findings of the various teams that investigated the failures of the war were presented to the prime minister at the meeting. Former IDF Chief of Staff Dan Shomron, who examined the work of the General Staff, came to the meeting to present its actions during the war. [...]  Click here to read more.