Monthly Archives: January 2006

Palestinian Elections

As I am sure you have all heard already, Palestinian elections took place on Wednesday: Hamas won 74 seats, and Fatah won 45. Despite global surprise at the results and the initial message from many governments that this result marks … Continue reading

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Never forget

Today is Holocaust memorial day, the anniversary of liberation from Auschwitz-Birkenau. Throughout my childhood, the phrases repeated on Holocaust memorial (or its equivalent, Yom HaShoah) were one person can make a difference, and we will never forget. Too often the … Continue reading

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Refusenik appeal refused

Yonatan Ben-Artzi, the nephew of Benjamin Netanyahu, is a conscientious objector from the IDF. A military court of appeals ruled the he would serve a two month jail sentence and pay a fine for refusing to be drafted since 2001. … Continue reading

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