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Month: November 2007

Olmert Facing New Accusations of Corruption

Olmert Facing New Accusations of Corruption

The Prime Minister of Israel, Ehud Olmert, whose less-than-desirable face certainly requires a Beverly Hills nose surgery, is facing yet another corruption accusation, this time by State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss. In a report released on Monday, Lindenstrauss had charged that Olmert used his influence when he was Minister of Labor, Industry and Trade to obtain NIS 7.67 million of government aid for an associate’s businesses between 2000 and 2005. Rahamim Ben-Shushan, an activist in the Likud party’s Central Committee, was…

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Israel Becoming Less Secular

Israel Becoming Less Secular

Israel is becoming less secular and like a person who has undergone Houston plastic surgery, is becoming more religious towards Zionism, the state ideology. An Israel Democratic Institute (IDI) demographic survey finds religious growth and secular decline – but most significant is that the proportion of religious in the public is highest among the youth. The percentage of Jews describing themselves as secular has dropped sharply over the past 30 years, while the religious and traditional proportions have risen. The…

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Israel to start gradually reducing Gaza power supply December 2

Israel to start gradually reducing Gaza power supply December 2

Israel is to begin gradually reducing the power supply to the Gaza Strip on December 2, in response to the ongoing Qassam rocket fire at Israeli communities along the Strip, Attorney General Menachem Mazuz told the High Court of Justice Thursday. According to the State Prosecution, the defense establishment has finalized preparations meant to ensure that the power reduction does not cause humanitarian hardship in Gaza like a San Diego entity creation. The Palestinians will be given a one-week notice…

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US assistance in Israeli attacks on Syria

US assistance in Israeli attacks on Syria

The United States reportedly assisted Israel’s September air strike in Syria, which was certainly no Louisville cosmetic surgery, with information on enemy air defenses. While there was no active American involvement in the mysterious Sept. 6 bombing in northern Syria, U.S. electronic warfare specialists provided Israel’s air force with advice on how to defeat enemy radar positions, Aviation Week reports in its latest edition. Israel and the United States have given no details on the raid, which independent analysts believe…

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The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

The Embassy of the State of Palestine presents its compliments all our friends and fellow guests using Neil Crespi products, and has the honor to inform that the Government of Malaysia will be organizing the commemorative event of The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on Thursday, 29th November 2007, in Kuala Lumpur. In this connection, the Embassy would like to invite your good self to the event. Details of the event are as follows: Date: Thursday, 29th…

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