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  • U.S. suspends move of embassy to Jerusalem

    06/04/2008 3:25:28 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 24 replies · 229+ views
    UPI ^ | June 4, 2008 | Staff
    As the American Israel Public Affairs Committee met in Washington, U.S. President George Bush Wednesday suspended plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. The White House released a memo to the secretary of state ordering a six-month suspension in preparations for moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv. The order also coincided with a visit to the Oval Office by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. "I hereby determine that it is necessary, in order to protect the national security interests of the United States, to suspend for a period of six months" plans to move the embassy, the president's...
  • Murdered teens remembered [Dolphinarium Terror Attack, May 31, 2001]

    06/01/2008 5:12:11 PM PDT · by Alouette · 2 replies · 107+ views
    YNet ^ | June 1, 2008 | Yael Branovsky
    Annual ceremony marks Tel Aviv beachfront attack that killed 21 people outside dance club The pain is still there, seven years later: The annual ceremony marking the Tel Aviv terror attack that killed 21 young people in 2001 was held Sunday at the Dolphinarium bombing site. The suicide attack outside the beachfront dance club killed mostly teenaged immigrants from the former Soviet Union. Bereaved parents who participated in the ceremony, held on behalf of the Immigrant Absorption Ministry, expressed their pain, but also some optimism. Mark Rodin from Tel Aviv lost his only daughter Simona, 17, in the attack. He...
  • History according to Hamas: Tel Aviv was Arab City

    05/15/2008 8:54:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies · 114+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | May 15, '08 | staff
    ( A new Hamas television show for children teaches that Tel Aviv was an Arab city called Tel Al-Rabi before Jews took it over. The city actually was founded by Jews in 1909 outside the former Arab-dominated city of Yafo. In the video clip, translated by The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), the grandfather of a bunny says, "We used to live in the most beautiful place in PalestineÖ. This place was called Tel Al-Rabi, but the Zionists and Jews Hebraicized the name to Tel AvivÖ. I have documents and proof. I have all the papers here. The documents...
  • Grandfather of Hamas TV Bunny Assud Insists Tel Aviv Was a Palestinian City

    05/15/2008 5:20:19 AM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies · 63+ views
    IMRA ^ | 5-15-08
    MEMRI Special Dispatch Series - No. 1928 May 14, 2008No. 1928 Grandfather of Hamas TV Bunny Assud Insists Tel Aviv Was a Palestinian City Following is an excerpt from the Hamas children's show "The Pioneers of Tomorrow," which aired on Al-Aqsa TV on May 9, 2008: To view this clip, visit . "[Tel Aviv] Was Called Tel Al-Rabi', But the Zionists and Jews Hebraicized the Name to 'Tel Aviv'" Assud the Bunny: "Grandpa, where did you live? In what city?" Grandpa: "We used to live in the most beautiful place in Palestine." Assud: "Where?" Grandpa: "My dear, you've never...
  • Threat Matrix: March 2008

    03/05/2008 5:59:39 PM PST · by nwctwx · 1,515 replies · 23,048+ views
    Petraeus: Al Qaida Trying to 'Come Back In' U.S. military officials said there will be no significant reduction in coalition troops in the Baghdad area as part of an effort to stop the Al Qaida offensive in northern Iraq. They said Al Qaida was trying to reenter Baghdad and reverse its losses in 2007. "Al Qaida is trying to come back in," U.S. military commander Gen. David Petraeus said. "We can feel it and see it, and what we're trying to do is rip out any roots before they can get deeply into the ground." Read More Militants Assert...
  • Ghetto rising in Tel-Aviv

    03/07/2008 1:35:27 PM PST · by Nachum · 40 replies · 351+ views ^ | March 7, 2008 | Amir Mizroch
    The area between the old and new bus stations in south Tel-Aviv is on its way to becoming a ghetto made up of African refugees living in the most squalid of conditions and turning the already run-down area into a time bomb the municipality can no longer ignore. The few blocks adjacent to the new bus terminal are crawling with close to a thousand African refugees, with the lucky ones crammed into 8 dilapidated bomb-shelters while hundreds more sleep out in Lewinsky Park bordering Lewinsky, Har Zion, Levander, Matalon and Golomb streets. The area is already home to about 40,000...
  • A Summit based on Arabist false language? Is Israel's survival on the table?

    11/28/2007 7:45:42 AM PST · by PRePublic · 4 replies · 116+ views
    1) A Summit based on Arabist false language. 2) Is Israel's survival on the table? Re: ILLEGAL Arab "Palestinians" have semantics Let's see, those Arab immigrants grandchildren, the so called "Palestinians", don't really pay much for their parents/grandparents, and their own crimes of initiating attacks on little Israel with a clear attempt of annihilation (What "occupation"? what was their plan in 1929, 1948, and all those years priort to 1967? and why are most attacks on innocent unarmed Israelis in: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Netanya, Haifa, etc.?) So basically, they are back at square one, when the ILLEGAL Arab "Palestinians" refused...
  • Hadassah uses stem cells for MS, ALS patients

    11/26/2007 8:08:17 PM PST · by Coleus · 4 replies · 706+ views
    The Jerusalem Post. ^ | Nov 22, 2007 | JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
    Neurologists at Jerusalem's Hadassah-University Hospital, Ein Kerem, are the first in the world to help multiple sclerosis (MS) and amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients by injecting their spinal columns with large numbers of adult stem cells taken from their bone marrow and multiplied in culture. The clinical trial, while "encouraging" and "promising," remains highly experimental, as all the patients have undergone a single injection with no untreated control group for comparison. With the first patients having received it two years ago, it is too early to know how successful it will be in the long term. Prof. Dimitrios Karousis, a...
  • Earthquake Experts At Tel Aviv University Turn To History For Guidance

    10/04/2007 8:05:51 AM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 372+ views
    Tauac ^ | 10-2-2007
    Earthquake Experts at Tel Aviv University Turn to History for Guidance Tuesday, October 2, 2007 Ancient documents reveal devastating earthquake may threaten Middle East's near future Damage in Jerusalemís Old City following a July 11, 1927, earthquake. One of the first earthquakes on the Dead Sea Fault to be recorded by modern seismographic techniques, it reached 6.2 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was in the northern part of the Dead Sea. Photo credit: American Colony Hotel, American Colony Collection. The best seismologists in the world donít know when the next big earthquake will hit. But a Tel Aviv University...
  • Israel says thwarts suicide bomb attack in Tel Aviv

    09/22/2007 1:01:30 PM PDT · by Seabee133 · 4 replies · 126+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sat Sep 22, 2007 | none given
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police seized an explosive belt that was intended to be used in a Tel Aviv suicide bomb attack on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, a police spokesman said on Saturday. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police raided an apartment in Israel's commercial capital early on Saturday and arrested four people, including a suspected would-be suicide bomber and an explosive belt he was planning to use. An army spokeswoman said Palestinian militants arrested during a raid in West Bank city of Nablus earlier this week had been planning the attack. Two militants and an Israeli soldier...
  • Arabs in FIRST class in Democratic Israel, literally

    09/17/2007 3:37:21 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 2 replies · 265+ views
    Jimmy from Jerusalem writes: Arabs in FIRST class in Democratic Israel, literally To Arab lobby‚Äôs Jimmy Carter‚Äôs ‚ÄėApartheid slur‚Äė:Young [horny] Arabs in the front, elderly Jews & pregnant women in the back! You have already heard about the Israeli courts that favors Arabs over Jews. You have already heard about the Israeli security that favors Arabs over Jews in access to holy sites like temple mount & Hebron‚Äôs ancient Jewish tomb.. You have already heard about the Israeli military that favors Arabs over Jews in ‚Äúillegal‚ÄĚ squattering, like in Jerusalem, Hebron, etc. You have already heard about the Israeli universities...
  • Tel Aviv Suicide Bombing Thwarted at Shechem Checkpoint

    09/09/2007 10:24:05 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 375+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | September 9, '07 | Ezra HaLevi
    ( A teenage Arab was intercepted at a checkpoint Sunday afternoon outside Shechem transporting bombs to be used in a suicide attack in Tel Aviv in the next 24 hours. Border Police manning the Beit Ibba checkpoint west of Shechem (Nablus) Sunday apprehended a PA Arab youth carrying three bombs. The bombs were supposed to be transferred to a terrorist on the other side for use in an attack on the Tel Aviv area. The explosives were detonated by IDF sappers and the terrorist was handed over for interrogation. The IDF is on its highest alert, reporting that Fatah, Hamas,...
  • Congress to Bush: Move the Embassy to Jerusalem

    06/08/2007 6:16:12 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 28 replies · 834+ views
    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday UNANIMOUSLY passed a resolution calling on President George W. Bush to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, this on the 40th anniversary of the Six Day War. The Senate is expected to approve a similar motion later in the day. However, the Clinton and Bush administrations have refrained from moving the embassy for fear of riots against American embassies in Arab countries and a possible decline in the US's status.In the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 Congress determined that Jerusalem should be recognized as the capital of the State of Israel...
  • 15,000 take part in Tel Aviv gay parade [Satan is happy]

    06/08/2007 11:21:42 AM PDT · by Alouette · 22 replies · 1,229+ views
    YNet, aka "GaYNet" ^ | June 8, 2007 | Yoav Kapshuk
    Right-wing activists greet marchers with chants of Ďanti-Semitesí and Ďyou are bringing disaster upon usí Yoav Kapshuk Published: 06.08.07, 13:27 / Israel News Some 15,000 people arrived at Tel Avivís Rabin Square on Friday to participate in the annual gay pride parade. During the extravagant procession, which headed west toward the boardwalk at Gordon Beach, participants were handing out condom-shaped flowers to onlookers. Some marchers were wearing nothing but briefs. ďI am wearing a girdle, and I havenít been able to breathe for an hour and Iím almost suffocating,Ē said one participant who came all the way from Paris to...
  • Leftists stage 'Tel Aviv checkpoint' [barf]

    06/05/2007 12:09:42 PM PDT · by Alouette · 9 replies · 404+ views
    YNet ^ | June 5, 2007 | Yaakov Lappin
    'I want to be able to eat Hummus in Gaza' says actor-activist playing soldier at staged checkpoint Yaakov Lappin Published: 06.05.07, 21:22 / Israel News An actor with a plastic machine gun wearing an army-like uniform speaks aggressively to a man. "Let me see your ID," he says. "Why do I have to show you my ID? I'm from Nablus," replies the man. The staged confrontation escalates in tone, as TV cameramen and photographers gather around. This was the scene that unfolded at the Cinematheque complex in central Tel Aviv Wednesday afternoon, as a number of left-wing organizations attempted to...
  • Congress Set To Vote on Jerusalem and Site of U.S. Embassy

    06/02/2007 2:28:52 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 8 replies · 383+ views
    New York Sun ^ | BY ELI LAKE
    WASHINGTON ó The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote next week on a resolution calling for President Bush to move the American Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, strengthening Israel's position against recurring diplomatic efforts to take away its capital. The resolution, which passed the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on May 23, commemorates the 40th anniversary of Israel's victory in the Six Day War that unified Jerusalem. It also calls on Mr. Bush to adhere to the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, which authorized the funds to begin moving the embassy and declared that it was American policy...
  • In Washington: In praise of Tel Aviv (mj rosenberg barf alert)

    05/01/2007 7:18:50 AM PDT · by Alouette · 4 replies · 460+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 30, 2007 | MJ "Effete Jew Metrosexual" Rosenberg
    I've just returned from an Israel Policy Forum leadership trip to Israel, and there was not much of the end-of-the-world rhetoric one hears so often at pro-Israel conclaves here. Take former prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, for instance. Although here in the United States he sometimes sounds pessimistic about Israel's future, on his home turf he was bullish about Israel and particularly about its economy. (His one caveat was that all bets are off if suicide bombings resume). But all in all, Netanyahu, like his colleagues from across the political spectrum, was anything but apocalyptic about the future. As for the...
  • Security forces prevent suicide bombing in Tel Aviv

    02/20/2007 1:51:19 PM PST · by Alouette · 24 replies · 626+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Feb. 20, 2007
    A large-scale, rapid response by security forces to specific intelligence that a Palestinian had infiltrated Israel on Tuesday afternoon and intended to execute a terror attack prevented a suicide bombing, police announced Tuesday evening. On Tuesday afternoon, the Shin Bet received a report that a bomber had planned to target the new Tel Aviv central bus station and passed the information on to police. Police forces fanned out throughout the city and its suburbs, setting up roadblocks and conducting sweeps. The alert level throughout Israel's central region was immediately raised as security forces raced to locate and arrest the would-be...
  • Saudi prince to build hotel in Tel Aviv

    02/16/2007 6:49:30 AM PST · by Alouette · 29 replies · 625+ views
    YNet ^ | Feb. 16, 2007 | Ofer Petersburg
    Prince Bin Talal to build 150-room hotel on Tel Aviv's coastline Ofer Petersburg Published: 02.15.07, 08:46 / Israel Money Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in negotiations to build a hotel on Tel Aviv's coastline. Two architects have already started working on the project. The one is Bin Talal's private architect, who had worked with him on oriental hotels across the world, Basel al-Beiti. The other is former Tel Aviv Chief City Engineer, Yisrael Gudovich. The planned project is a joint venture with the Abulafya family, which owns a structure on a 1-acre plot on Herbert Samuel Street. According to...
  • In Neutral Switzerland, A Rising Radicalism

    07/21/2006 8:17:49 AM PDT · by dolphin_CAGE · 2 replies · 346+ views
    CAGE ^ | 07.21.2006 [03:02] | Washington Post
    BERN, Switzerland -- For centuries, this Alpine nation has successfully relied on a strict policy of political neutrality to insulate it from the wars, invasions and revolutions that have raged outside its borders. These days, a new threat has emerged: one from within. As they have elsewhere in Europe, Islamic radicals are making inroads in Switzerland. Last month, Swiss officials announced the arrests of a dozen suspects who allegedly conspired to shoot down an Israeli airliner flying from Geneva to Tel Aviv. In a related case, a North African man has been charged with organizing a plot from Swiss soil...