· November, 2005

Stories about Israel from November, 2005

Israel: No Leaders?

25 November 2005

Imshin says that for years everyone has been moaning that we have no leaders. Suddenly we do. Two of them, up against each other.

Israel: Ariel Sharon leave the Likud

22 November 2005

So, Ariel Sharon decided to leave the Likud and form a new political party. How does this sound in the Israeli blogsphere? Well, Lisa participated in the BBC radio programme about the same. Andrew Schamess call it “The Little Bang“. Joseph Alexander Norland writes: “To the people of Israel and...

Sympathy for Jordan, a political surprise and rallying for Rabin's memory

19 November 2005

This week’s post focuses on reactions in the Israeli blogosphere to three events: the suicide bombings in Amman; the election of Amir Peretz as head of the Labour Party; and the rally in Tel Aviv that marked 10 years since the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. There is also a roundup...

Israel: Vatican swap deal to regain site of “Last Supper” in Jerusalem

15 November 2005

Akiva says: “For the past 2 weeks, a woman in the U.S. has been trying to pin down rumors that the government of Israel is selling off parts of Mount Zion, specifically the area of David HaMelek's (King David's) tomb and the location of the Diaspora Yeshiva (Jewish religious school)...

This week in Israel: Remembering Yitzhak Rabin

5 November 2005

On November 4, 1995, following a peace rally that is estimated to have attracted nearly 500,000 people to Tel Aviv’s central square, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated. Rabin’s violent death is commonly regarded by the vast majority of Israelis as one of the most tragic and momentous events in...

Israel: Italian Rally

  4 November 2005

Rebecca points to the Italians rally for Israel in response to the Iranian President's words. While on the same subject, umkalil wonders, perhaps they're celebrating the clinical death of thirteen year old Ismail Khatieb, shot through the head and heart by one of Israel's Occupation Forces?