· September, 2006

Stories about Israel from September, 2006

Ukraine: Babiy Yar Massacre's 65th Anniversary

  28 September 2006

Stones and flowers were laid at the Babiy Yar Memorial in Kyiv Wednesday, to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the 1941 massacre – by Veronica Khokhlova In 1941, at least 33,771 Kyiv Jews were shot by the Nazis on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30, in the Babiy Yar ravine of...

Israel: Shimon Peres is an obstacle to peace!

  26 September 2006

DesertPeace believes that Shimon Peres is an obstacle to peace, even though he is a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, which means that he should work effortlessly to establish peace. “Not so in the case of Shimon Peres, who seems to be on a whirlwind tour to guarantee that...

Israel: No wonder they hate us

  25 September 2006

The zionist Left in Israel talks alot…they were never known for their actual actions. Shulamit Aloni was for years a member of the Israeli Knesset. Her voice was loud and clear when pointing out the injustices being done to the Palestinian people, but there was never any real actions to...

Israel: Days of Awe on Both Sides of The Wall

  21 September 2006

This Saturday both Jews and Muslims begin the holiest of days on their calendars. For the Jews it is the start of Rosh Hashanah, the New Year. For the Muslims it is the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan. “Let us start the Days of Awe with real, meaningful...

Israel: Israel's Political Future

  20 September 2006

The number one most important priority for those who want to improve Israel's defense and Israel's public diplomacy/Israel's image abroad has to be internal reforms. It has to be fixing Israel's political system and the dysfunctional Israeli society. Anything else is just a bandaid, amechad said.

Five years on from 9/11, the world remembers

  12 September 2006

The mainstream media in many countries have been preoccupied with events in the United States to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Centre and Pentagon on 9/11 2001. But the repercussions of these events have spread across the globe and people far beyond New York...

Israel: Altering Israel's Moral Rudder

  12 September 2006

Liza is worried that Israel is losing her way. She said: “The more I hear about Israel's actions in the recent conflict in Lebanon, the more horrified and disgusted I become. How must the world perceive us? How arrogant are our politicians and our military? Our leaders claim to want...

Israel: Legacy

  11 September 2006

It's unfortunate that is takes commemoration of a mega-tragedy to bring people together and focus their thoughts on the same issue. I see the same process in Israel, when it's only during war that the country becomes less fractured and more united for a brief time. Imagine if modern societies...


  11 September 2006

What are the roots of such intense hatred that the slaughter of thousands of innocent people was the result? … The United States has done things over the past decades to make many a nation look at them with suspicion, even hatred. The documented crimes against the people of the...

Israel: The Morality of Business

5 September 2006

Amechad says that the morality of business is the problem of Israel. “It lacks equality under law but has this idea of income equality that serves to weaken those better off instead of strengthen those worse off, which in the end, also weakens those worse off — making Israel a...

Iran: Nasrallah was censored

  5 September 2006

According to Bamdad, Hassan Nasrallah's, Lebanese Hezbollah leader, interview was censored in Iran [Fa]. The blogger says the following part of his interview got censored ” I would not have ordered the capture of two Israeli soldiers if I had known it would lead to such a war“.

Israel: Shades of the British Mandate!

4 September 2006

Israeli kids were once raised on the legends of the Zionist pioneers who braved the evil British Mandate and risked their lives to establish the early kibbutzim and moshavot! Those same kids are now the “establishment” and somehow absurdly are repeating history but from the other side. They are trying...