Keyword: shalom

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  • "Nobody's Shalom" / A modern Parable of The Good Samaritan

    10/16/2011 12:09:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10/16/11 | Julian Dulce Vida
    "Nobody's Shalom" - World Premiere Laemmle Sunset 5 Hollywood California Written and Directed by Jullian Dulce Vida Academy Qualified for Live Action short category Oscar race 2008
  • Jewish woman wins Arab poetry contest using pseudonym

    05/25/2009 1:40:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies · 997+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 5/25/2009 | Toby Axelrod
    Using a pseudonym, a Jewish woman won an Arab poetry contest in Holland. Tuvit Shlomi, 28, who works at the Center for Information and Documentation on Israel and attends an Orthodox synagogue in The Hague, won the prestigious El Hizjra Prize, a poetry award designed to promote the culture of Arab immigrants to Holland, particularly those from Morocco.
  • Ancient Synagogue Discovered in Ramallah Area

    02/07/2006 5:15:26 AM PST · by SJackson · 21 replies · 1,039+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | Feb 07, '06 | Scott Shiloh
    Three weeks ago, Israeli police found a mosaic floor in an Arab car. The Antiquities Authority has confirmed that the floor be belongs to a previously undiscovered synagogue in the Ramallah area. Researchers from the Israeli Antiquities Authority believe that the mosaic formed part of an ancient synagogue floor because it contained depictions of Jewish symbols, such as the base of a menorah (a seven branched candelabrum), a lulav (palm branch), and dates. Another, no less interesting feature of the mosaic, are the words “Shalom (peace) on Israel” which are inscribed on it. At first, researchers thought the thieves had...
  • Shalom: Hamas win will lead to chaos

    01/26/2006 6:49:46 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 11 replies · 520+ views ^ | 1-26-06 | Ilan Marciano
    Shalom: Hamas win will lead to chaos Former foreign minister says Hamas elections victory 'an earthquake,' adds win 'sets us back 50 years' Ilan Marciano Hamas' overwhelming elections victory is "an earthquake that will set us back 50 years and lead the entire region to chaos," former Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said after learning of the surprising Palestinian election results. "The writing was on the wall," Shalom told Ynet" "I warned (Ehud) Olmert in our first meeting after he assumed the post of acting prime minister. For months I attempted to prevent Hamas participation in the elections. We initiated a...
  • Barghouti´s Popularity Spurs Campaign to Free Him

    11/26/2005 7:31:55 PM PST · by Esther Ruth · 4 replies · 295+ views
    :// ^ | 02:38 Nov 27, '05 / 25 Cheshvan 5766 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Barghouti´s Popularity Spurs Campaign to Free Him 02:38 Nov 27, '05 / 25 Cheshvan 5766 By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu Meretz/Yahad, a potential coalition partner for PM Sharon, has called for the release of jailed terrorist Marwan Barghouti. Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom vowed he will stay in jail. Barghouti won a landslide victory Friday in Ramallah in the Palestinian Authority (PA) primaries leading up to the January 25 legislative elections, taking 96 percent of the votes. He is likely to lead the list of candidates for the ruling Fatah party despite his imprisonment. Barghouti is serving multiple life terms in an...
  • Low turnout mars Sharon-less Likud committee event

    11/24/2005 12:17:29 PM PST · by anotherview · 1 replies · 357+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 24 November 2005 | Gil Hoffman
    Nov. 24, 2005 18:47 | Updated Nov. 24, 2005 21:25 Low turnout mars Sharon-less Likud committee event By GIL HOFFMAN The Likud central committee convenes Minister without portfolio Tzahi Hanegbi Photo: Ariel Jerozolimski The first Likud central committee meeting without Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was intended to be a showcase of party unity in the post-Sharon era, but instead it will be remembered for its low turnout. When the event was supposed to start at 5 p.m., the room was nearly empty. It started an hour late and finished shortly thereafter. Organizers said after the event that 911 central committee...
  • Likud To Choose New Leader. Committee approves December primaries

    11/24/2005 9:27:13 AM PST · by anotherview · 14 replies · 410+ views
    Yediot Ahranot ^ | 24 November 2005 | Attila Somfalvi
    Likud to Choose New Leader Likud Committee approves December primariesAmid growing tension among candidates for Likud leadership, ominous polls ahead of March general elections, Likud Central Committee convene in Tel Aviv Thursday to approve December 19 as date for leadership contest Attila Somfalvi Closing in. Mofaz Photo: Gil Yohanan A positive campaign. Netanyahu Photo: AFP Amid the growing tension among the candidates for Likud leadership and the ominous polls ahead of the March general elections, the Likud Central Committee is convening in Tel Aviv Thursday to approve the date for primary elections for party chairmanship and to determine the ordering...
  • Shalom Wants EU to Have Authority, Not Just Observer Status

    11/01/2005 12:35:55 PM PST · by Esther Ruth · 8 replies · 246+ views ^ | 17:53 Nov 01, '05 / 29 Tishrei 5766
    Shalom Wants EU to Have Authority, Not Just Observer Status 17:53 Nov 01, '05 / 29 Tishrei 5766 ( Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom announced that European Union overseers at the Rafiah Crossing in southern Gaza must have authority and not just be deployed in an observer status. Shalom insisted the EU monitors must have decision-making authority, including the ability to take action at the crossing should the need arise. Talks between Israel and the EU regarding the border crossing will be headed by Vice Premier Shimon Peres. Published: 15:59 November 01, 2005 Last Update: 17:53 November 01, 2005
  • Pakistan - Kasuri ‘to meet Israeli minister’ [Israel and Pakistan to establish diplomatic relations]

    09/01/2005 1:29:42 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 7 replies · 438+ views (Pakistan) ^ | September 1, 2005
    ISLAMABAD, Aug 31: Pakistan and Israel are all set to have the first overt high-level political contact on Thursday. In what is seen as a major diplomatic development the foreign ministers of the two countries will meet in Istanbul, informed sources told Dawn on Wednesday. The meeting between Foreign Minister Khurshid Kasuri and his Israeli counterpart Silvan Shalom is taking place in response to Israel’s keenness to establish contact with Pakistan, it is learnt. However, there is no official word on the crucial meeting yet. Foreign Office spokesman was not available for comments when Dawn tried to contact him...
  • Cypriot Foreign Minister Iacovou to visit Israel

    05/15/2005 1:35:24 PM PDT · by anotherview · 3 replies · 261+ views
    Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs ^ | 15 May 2005 | Foreign Ministry Spokesman
    Cypriot FM Iacovou to visit Israel 15 May 2005Talks will be held on the subject of the peace process and other regional and international topics. (Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman) George Iacovou, Foreign Minister of Cyprus, will arrive in Israel tonight (Sunday, May 15) for an official visit (May 15-17) as the guest of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Silvan Shalom. In addition to meeting with his Israeli counterpart, the visiting foreign minister will meet with President Moshe Katsav, Vice Premier Shimon Peres, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Commerce Ehud Olmert, and opposition...
  • Rice urges Israel to avoid unilateral steps on Jerusalem

    02/06/2005 12:53:43 PM PST · by anotherview · 547 replies · 5,024+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | 6 February 2005 | Aluf Benn, Haaretz Staff, and Agencies
    Last Update: 06/02/2005 20:55 Rice urges Israel to avoid unilateral steps on J'lem By Aluf Benn, Haaretz Correspondent Haaretz Staff and AgenciesPrime Miniser Ariel Sharon and U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice ahead of their talks in Jerusalem on Sunday. (AP) Condoleezza Rice laying a wreath at the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem on Sunday. (Reuters) U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Sunday met with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom and President Moshe Katsav, and urged them to maintain the status quo over Jerusalem, and avoid taking any unilateral steps on the disputed capital which...
  • Swiss Foreign Minister to visit Israel

    02/06/2005 12:21:27 PM PST · by anotherview · 206+ views
    Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs ^ | 6 February 2005 | Foreign Ministry Spokesman
    Swiss Foreign Minister to visit Israel 6 Feb 2005The Foreign Minister of Switzerland, Micheline Calmy-Rey is interested in learning directly about developments in the peace process, and to meet with the Israeli public. This is Ms. Calmy-Rey’s first visit to Israel. (Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman) The Foreign Minister of Switzerland, Micheline Calmy-Rey, will arrive in Israel for a visit on Sunday, February 6, as a guest of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom. During the course of the visit, Minister Calmy-Rey will meet with the President of Israel Moshe Katsav, Vice Premier Shimon Peres, Vice Prime...
  • French Foreign Minister to visit Israel

    02/06/2005 12:12:59 PM PST · by anotherview · 4 replies · 268+ views
    Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs ^ | 6 February 2005 | Foreign Ministry Spokesman
    French Foreign Minister to visit Israel 6 Feb 2005French FM Michel Barnier will visit Israel to learn at first hand about developments in the peace process. (Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman) The Foreign Minister of France, Michel Barnier, will arrive in Israel for a visit on Sunday, February 6, as a guest of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom. Aside from meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom, Michel Barnier will meet with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Vice Premier Shimon Peres. The visit is intended to enable Foreign Minister Barnier to learn at...
  • (Israel's Foreign Minister) Shalom welcomes Luxembourg FM Asselborn

    01/19/2005 11:42:55 AM PST · by anotherview · 1 replies · 413+ views
    Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs | 19 January 2005
    FM Shalom welcomes Luxembourg FM Asselborn 19 Jan 2005 FM Shalom greets FM Asselborn at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem. (Flash 90) Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom welcomes Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn to Jerusalem It is my pleasure to welcome the foreign minister of Luxembourg and president of the European Union, my friend and colleague, Jean Asselborn, here to Jerusalem. Close relations between Israel and Europe are a strategic asset to both sides. The recent conclusion of the Joint EU-Israel Action Plan within the framework of the ENP has given practical expression to this truth. I...
  • (Israeli politics:) Former settler voice appointed Shalom's spokesman

    01/18/2005 2:30:04 PM PST · by anotherview · 1 replies · 189+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 16 January 2005 | HERB KEINON AND YAAKOV KATZ
    Jan. 16, 2005 20:42 | Updated Jan. 18, 2005 22:17 Former settler voice appointed Shalom's spokesman By HERB KEINON AND YAAKOV KATZ Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom, whose duties include selling the disengagement plan to the world, named as his spokesman Tuesday someone who up until last week was one of the plan's most recognized opponents: Yehoshua Mor-Yosef. Mor-Yosef, who left his position as spokesman for the Council of Jewish Communities in Judea, Samaria and Gaza earlier this week over disagreements regarding what he viewed was the radical turn the anti-disengagement movement was taking, will be replacing Moshe Debi, who has...
  • (Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan) Shalom: PA needs to back words with actions

    12/22/2004 9:10:19 AM PST · by anotherview · 1 replies · 225+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 22 December 2004 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Dec. 22, 2004 18:04 | Updated Dec. 22, 2004 18:38 FM Shalom: PA needs to back words with actions By JPOST.COM STAFF In an interview with Army Radio Wednesday evening, Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said that despite positive rhetoric, the Palestinian Authority has as of yet done nothing to reduce terrorism. Although the late Yasser Arafat was replaced with an apparently more moderate leadership which has claimed willingness to return to the negotiating table, Shalom said that they are sending a positive message but will ultimately be tested by their actions, not by their words. "The attempts to harm us...
  • Shalom: PA trying to buy time until US elections

    10/17/2004 11:47:20 AM PDT · by SmithL · 6 replies · 335+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 10/17/4 | HERB KEINON
    Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat is dictating to the PA a policy intended to buy time until the US elections in November, Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom told the cabinet Sunday. Shalom said Arafat's hope is that the results of the elections will create a new political situation that, with the assistance of the European Union, will allow him to improve his international position and make him once again a viable Palestinian negotiating partner. Shalom said he opposes recent UN and EU initiatives to give Arafat "freedom of movement." In my opinion," Shalom told the cabinet, "the only freedom of movement...
  • Shabbat Shalom and Gmar Hatima Tov ( -- Palestinian Terrorism on Yom Kippur)

    09/24/2004 11:58:36 AM PDT · by anotherview · 24 replies · 713+ views
    Israel, Zionism, Politics, and Aliya (blog) ^ | 24 September 2004 | Caitlyn M. Martin
    Friday, September 24, 2004 Shabbat Shalom and Gmar Hatima Tov by Caitlyn M. Martin Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar and the most solemn day in the Jewish year, starts at sundown this evening. (As of this writing it has already started in Israel.) For Jews around the world it is a time of fasting, prayer, and repentance. In Israel everything shuts down for Yom Kippur, from television and radio stations, to public transportation, to all non-emergency government services. Most Israeli Jews, even those who normally consider themselves secular, will be in a synagogue for Kol Nidre...
  • Shalom: Mole affair is exaggerated 'media nonsense'

    08/30/2004 11:34:03 AM PDT · by yonif · 11 replies · 304+ views
    Haaretz ^ | August 30, 2004 | Nathan Guttman
    Officials confirmed Monday that a senior Israeli diplomat in Washington met several times with Larry Franklin, a Pentagon analyst being investigated by the FBI on suspicion he passed classified information on Iran to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. However, Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom - denying allegations of espionage - said such meetings are commonplace and the two governments routinely share secrets. "Israel and the United States have intimate ties ... and the information being exchanged is much more classified than any conversation that may have taken place," Shalom told a joint news conference with his German counterpart, Joschka Fischer....
  • EU says it would reconsider position on PA if (Palestinian Prime Minister) Abu Ala resigns

    07/22/2004 8:46:30 AM PDT · by anotherview · 6 replies · 349+ views
    Ma'ariv ^ | 22 July 2004 | Gil Horev
    EU says it would reconsider position on PA if Abu Ala resigns After meeting FM Shalom in Jerusalem, EU foreign affairs chief Solana says if Abu Ala ends up just as Abu Mazen, conclusions could be drawn. Gil Horev Solana (right) and Shalom today in Jerusalem (Foreign Ministry photo). If Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qorei (Abu Ala) resigns we would have to reconsider our position regarding the Palestinian Authority, European Union foreign affairs chief Javier Solana has stated. During a press conference he held with Foreign Minister Sylvan Shalom after a joint meeting this (Thursday) afternoon in Jerusalem, Solana said,...
  • Israeli adviser: Egypt proposing Mideast peace conference

    07/22/2004 8:00:59 AM PDT · by anotherview · 1 replies · 243+ views
    CNN ^ | 22 July 2004
    Israeli adviser: Egypt proposing Mideast peace conference Thursday, July 22, 2004 Posted: 5:42 AM EDT (0942 GMT) JERUSALEM (CNN) -- Egypt is proposing a Mideast peace conference in October, according to Moshe Debi, an adviser to Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom. The October talks would include Israeli and Palestinian foreign ministers, as well as foreign ministers from the "Mideast Quartet" -- the United Nations, the United States, the European Union and Russia, Debi said.
  • Shalom blasts EU 'hypocrisy'

    05/15/2004 8:51:27 PM PDT · by yonif · 9 replies · 160+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May. 16, 2004 | HERB KEINON
    Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom jettisoned diplomatic niceties and labeled a European Union condemnation of the IDF's demolition of buildings in Rafah as "hypocrisy" and "callousness." "There is no limit to the callousness and hypocrisy that found its expression in the statement of the Irish presidency of the EU," Shalom said in a statement. The EU statement, issued by Irish Foreign Minister Brian Cowen, called on Israel to immediately halt the demolition "of Palestinian homes" in Rafah. Cowen's statement said that the Quartet, at its meeting on May 4 in New York, "called on Israel to take steps to respect the...
  • (Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan) Shalom meets Pope

    12/11/2003 10:45:49 AM PST · by anotherview · 144+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 11 December 2003 | HERB KEINON
    Dec. 11, 2003 Shalom meets Pope By HERB KEINON Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom met Pope John Paul II in the Vatican Thursday and praised senior representatives of the Church for speaking out against anti-Semitism in general and anti-Semitism in the Arab world in particular. Shalom said there is a need for Israel and the Vatican to work together to fight the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe and around the world. "We should not leave anti-Semitic statements without a response," Shalom said. "Verbal terror leads to violence and to the types of terror attacks we are seeing in Israel and around...
  • Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom extends condolences to Turkey and the United Kingdom

    11/20/2003 2:28:14 PM PST · by anotherview · 3 replies · 195+ views
    Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs ^ | 20 November 2003 | Foreign Minister's Bureau
    Jerusalem, November 20, 2003 FM Shalom extends condolences to Turkey and the United Kingdom (Communicated by the Foreign Minister's Bureau) Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Silvan Shalom expressed his deep shock over the attacks in Istanbul today (November 20, 2003). He extended condolences on behalf of Israel to the government and peoples of both Turkey and the United Kingdom. Foreign Minister Shalom stated, "Democtratic countries will not surrender to terrorism. They will fight againt it wherever it strikes. Terror is a global phenomenon and the community of nations must unite against it while ensuring the values of...
  • Cabinet Communique (Todays's Israeli cabinet meeting in the wake of the Istanbul bombings)

    11/16/2003 11:35:45 AM PST · by anotherview · 157+ views
    Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs ^ | 16 November 2003 | (Israeli) Cabinet Secretariat
    Jerusalem, November 16, 2003 Cabinet Communique (Communicated by the Cabinet Secretariat)At the weekly Cabinet meeting today (Sunday), November 16, 2003: 1. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon sent condolences in the name of the Government and people of Israel to the families of those who were murdered in the double terrorist attack yesterday (Saturday), November 15, 2003, in Istanbul, and also sent his best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery to those who were wounded. The Prime Minister said that we have seen yet again that terror knows no boundaries, does not differentiate between religion or blood and that its purpose...
  • Israeli FM Silvan Shalom arrives in Istanbul - lays a wreath in memory of the victims

    11/16/2003 11:31:44 AM PST · by anotherview · 2 replies · 196+ views
    Diplomatic Contacts ©GPO/Moshe Milner FM Silvan Shalom lays a wreath in memory of the victims at the Neve Shalom Synagogue in Instanbul (Nov 16, 2003) Nov 16: FM Silvan Shalom arrived in Istanbul on Sunday morning to visit the scenes of Saturday's bomb attacks on two synagogues and to meet with his Turkish counterpart, Abdullah Gul and leaders of the Istanbul Jewish community. He will continue to Brussels and Vienna to meet with foreign ministers of the EU-member states to discuss anti-Semitism and recent events in Europe. The site then links to this Ha'aretz article:Last Update: 16/11/2003 16:24 Shalom says...
  • (Israeli FM) Shalom: France, Belgium giving $7 million to 'Geneva' group (AXIS OF WEASELS ALERT)

    10/26/2003 10:35:16 AM PST · by anotherview · 2 replies · 152+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 26 October 2003 | HERB KEINON
    Oct. 26, 2003 Shalom: France, Belgium giving $7 million to 'Geneva' group By HERB KEINON France and Belgium have pledged $7 million to the developers of the "Geneva Initiative" freelance peace plan drawn up by Israeli and Palestinian former government officials and politicians, Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said Sunday. Shalom told the weekly Cabinet meeting that the government has registered protests with the two countries for their support of this unofficial, non-government venture. He did not elaborate at the meeting on the nature of the protest. The initiative's developers, led by Yossi Beilin, were in Europe last week seeking support....
  • Statement by Silvan Shalom following meeting with German Foreign Minister

    10/23/2003 6:24:55 PM PDT · by anotherview · 153+ views
    Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs ^ | 22 October 2003 | Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom
    Statement by Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom following meeting with German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer Berlin, October 22, 2003 (Communicated by the Foreign Minister's Media Adviser) Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom with German FM Joschka Fischer in Berlin (Oct 22, 2003) I have just concluded a very constructive and important meeting with my good friend, Foreign Minister Fischer. Our discussions covered the full range of issues, including bilateral relations between Israel and Germany, the Middle East peace process and other regional issues of mutual concern. The Foreign Minister updated me on his visit to Tehran this week. I reiterated the cardinal importance...
  • Shalom condemns growing anti-Semitism in Muslim world

    10/22/2003 2:46:45 PM PDT · by yonif · 3 replies · 123+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Oct. 22, 2003 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom, on a visit to a former concentration camp on Wednesday, denounced growing anti-Semitism in the Muslim world after Malaysia's prime minister told a summit of Islamic countries that Jews ruled the world. Visiting an exhibit on the Jewish prisoners held at the former Sachsenhausen concentration camp north of Berlin, Shalom said the camp demonstrated the consequences of failing to stand up to anti-Semitism. Some 200,000 people - political prisoners, Poles, Soviet POWs as well as Jews, were imprisoned at Sachsenhausen under the Nazis and tens of thousands died. "Today we are dealing with a new...
  • Israel: Palestinian terrorists out to harm peacemakers

    10/15/2003 10:12:08 AM PDT · by anotherview · 1 replies · 172+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 15 October 2003 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Oct. 15, 2003 Israel: Palestinian terrorists out to harm peacemakers By JPOST.COM STAFF The deadly road bomb attack on US convoy in Gaza Strip, in which three Americans were killed (see story), has drawn a multitude of Israeli, Palestinian and American reactions: Israel: No one is immune to Palestinian terrorism Israeli officials said the attack underscored the need to dismantle Palestinian terror groups — a requirement of the stalled, US-backed "road map" peace plan that Palestinian leaders have refused to carry out. Officials said Palestinian terrorists are trying to harm even those out to help the Palestinian cause, and that...
  • Text of Silvan Shalom's address to UN General Assembly

    09/25/2003 4:13:06 PM PDT · by yonif · 1 replies · 118+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Sep. 25, 2003
    Following is the text of Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom's speech to the United Nations 58th General Assembly on Thursday, 25 September 2003, as released by the Government Press Office. Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to congratulate His Excellency, the Foreign Minister of St. Lucia, upon his assumption of the presidency of the General Assembly, and wish him much success. Mr. President, Until just one month ago, every person in this hall and every member of this organization joined us in the hope that the Middle East peace process might finally be back...
  • Shalom to UN: Supporting Arafat contradicts Mideast peace efforts

    09/22/2003 1:05:28 PM PDT · by yonif · 1 replies · 155+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Sep. 22, 2003 | THE JERUSALEM POST INTERNET STAFF
    Speaking before the United Nations' international conference on counter-terrorism, Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom on Monday denounced the recent UN resolution demanding Israel retract threats to remove Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat. "Ten years have passed since Arafat vowed to put a peaceful end to the conflict with Israel," Shalom said to the some 20 heads of state attending the conference. "In those ten years, 1126 Israelis were murdered in over 19,000 terror attacks, including 102 suicide bombings. "This is equivalent to the death of 56,000 Americans This massacre has got to stop." Shalom stressed: "Supporting Arafat contradicts all Mideast peace...
  • FM Shalom: World is naive to think Arafat will give up terror

    09/18/2003 7:36:37 AM PDT · by yonif · 3 replies · 130+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Sep. 18, 2003 | THE JERUSALEM POST INTERNET STAFF
    The international community is na ve to believe that Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat will independently relinquish control over the terror groups and the Palestinian security forces, Foreign minister Silvan Shalom said Thursday. Israel and the United State have called for the unification of the Palestinian security forces and it is one of the Palestinian's obligations under the US-backed road map peace plan. "The international community does not understand Arafat's mentality or that of the Middle East," Shalom said. "To ask him to relinquish control over the [PA] finances, security forces and the terror organizations is like asking him to jump...
  • (Israel's) Cabinet debates Arafat expulsion

    09/11/2003 8:10:32 AM PDT · by anotherview · 8 replies · 248+ views
    AP/The Jerusalem Post ^ | 11 September 2003 | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Sep. 11, 2003 Cabinet debates Arafat expulsion By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The security Cabinet debated Thursday whether to expel Yasser Arafat, and Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said a majority of his colleagues support the initiative. However, Shalom noted that Sharon might not put the issue to a vote because the United States is not expected to approve such a far-reaching decision. Sharon has vetoed the idea in the past because of Washington's disapproval. "We are in a situation in which [US] approval for this, in case we asked for it, would be almost impossible to obtain," Shalom told Israel Army...
  • (Israel's Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom) Expresses Condolences to Swedish Government and People

    09/11/2003 7:43:33 AM PDT · by anotherview · 1 replies · 183+ views
    Jerusalem, September 11, 2003 FM Expresses Condolences to Swedish Government and People (Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman) Minister of Foreign Affairs Silvan Shalom expressed today (September 11, 2003) the condolences of the government and people of Israel to the Swedish government and nation over the murder of Foreign Minister Anna Lindh. Foreign Minister Shalom asked that his personal sympathy also be expressed to the Lindh family for their loss. The Minister expressed outright condemnation of the criminal murder that took the life of a leader who guided Sweden’s foreign policy over the past five years. Any resort to such...
  • The Best Farewell Opus in the History of Free Republic!!

    08/13/2003 10:35:45 AM PDT · by A_perfect_lady · 231 replies · 619+ views
    My Beloved Mac | August 13, 2003 | a_perfect_lady
    Okay, probably not the best ever. But knowing how Freepers just love to shoot down a boaster, I figure this is bait they won't be able to resist. ;^)The Farewell Opus is a grand old tradition here at Free Republic, and there are certain rules one should follow, but I'm going to break some of them. FIRST... I'm supposed to moan about how Free Republic used to be so great, but now it's changed and become nothing but a feuding, controlling zionist forum, or Bush-lovers forum, or whatever.Not at all. I've been on FR since October 1999. I first appeared...
  • Shalom Accuses Int´l Organizations Of Harboring Terrorists

    05/24/2003 12:03:24 PM PDT · by yonif · 2 replies · 230+ views
    "Most of the international civil rights movements with offices in Gaza give refuge to Palestinian terrorist activists." So said this morning Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom, in an appearance before the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. He also said, "Abu Mazen won't be able to hide behind the excuse of Arafat for very long. It's up to him. If he doesn't do what he's supposed to, stop incitement in the official press and school system, he is liable to find himself in the same position as Arafat." Shalom told reporters afterwards that Abu Mazen had better start acting, and that...

    05/01/2003 4:02:01 PM PDT · by Luis Gonzalez · 42 replies · 413+ views
    Thin Air ^ | May 1, 2003 | Luis Gonzalez
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  • Shalom: Abbas' stance on Palestinian right of return 'extreme and uncompromising'

    04/07/2003 10:56:13 AM PDT · by yonif · 4 replies · 142+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 7, 2003 | NINA GILBERT
    Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom expressed skepticism on Monday about the chances of reaching a peace agreement with designated Palestinian Authority prime minister Mahmoud Abbas, saying he has an "extreme and uncompromising position" on the issue of the Palestinian "right of return." Shalom said the US and Europe view Abbas as a type of "messiah" who is bringing a new glimmer of hope. But Shalom said Abbas would be judged by both Israel and terror groups according to his acts. Speaking after meeting with the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Shalom said that if Abbas cracks down on terror, he...
  • Ties of faith and freedom

    04/01/2003 11:12:15 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 155+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, April 2, 2003 | Rep. Tom DeLay
    <p>Today in Washington, several hundred Christian pastors and activists will gather in support of Israel. They will not be marching in the streets, blocking traffic and assaulting law-enforcement officers at taxpayer expense. Instead, they are gathering to hear from national leaders who understand that faith binds their hearts with the nation of Israel. These people of faith have traveled long distances to be here in our nation's capital for today's Stand for Israel Washington Briefing and Banquet. They share the conviction that, at this crucial moment in history, Israel is our indispensable ally and brother in democracy, religious freedom and human rights. And they have come to Washington to learn how to demonstrate their support for America and for Israel in a peaceful and meaningful way. These are America's true advocates for peace.</p>
  • Sharon, Shalom agree to send Roni Milo to UK as ambassador

    03/27/2003 9:43:08 PM PST · by yonif · 7 replies · 221+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Mar. 27, 2003 | HERB KEINON
    Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom have agreed to appoint Roni Milo as Israel's ambassador to London. Milo, who failed to make it into the Knesset on the Likud list in the recent elections, will replace Zvi Shtauber, whose term in London was already extended once because of an inability by Sharon and former foreign minister Shimon Peres to agree on a candidate. The candidacy of Dalia Itzik dropped off the list of potential candidates after Peres left the foreign ministry late last year. Milo's appointment will be considered one of the 11 political ambassadorial appointments allowed...
  • Shalom to US on first trip as FM

    03/26/2003 1:36:31 PM PST · by yonif · 1 replies · 250+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Mar. 26, 2003 | HERB KEINON
    Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom will leave early Thursday morning for Washington, for his first trip abroad as Israel's foreign minister. Shalom is slated to address the annual AIPAC convention in Washington, in place of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Sharon was originally slated to address the conference, but cancelled because of the war in Iraq. During his visit, Shalom is scheduled to meet US Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Colin Powell, National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, Congressional leaders, and UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.