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Evangelical TV channel turns the Negev into a forest

Thursday, 17 February 2011, 12:04 pm | Translation by Sol Salbe

The issue of afforestation as a means of removing Bedouin off the land has been brewing for some time in Israel. There's ample amount of material in Hebrew on the subject including the involvement Of God TV in the project. A journalist does not need to ... More >>

Third-world conditions for employees in Israel

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 1:15 pm | Translation by Sol Salbe

At least one Palestinian friend deemed articles about foreign workers in Israel and their plights as irrelevant. I’ve also encountered those who similarly dismiss Israeli industrial issues. The latter were neatly matched by those who see the Histadrut ... More >>

Middle East News Service comments

Monday, 15 November 2010, 1:59 pm | Translation by Sol Salbe

As a lot of my political communication these days is done via Facebook where lots of people can comment instantly I am experimenting with sending a compilation of significant items. I envisage that such compilation be sent about twice a week but, ... More >>

Israel Must Now Heal Itself

Monday, 21 September 2009, 1:12 pm | Translation by Sol Salbe

The report of the UN fact-finding mission on the Gaza conflict is outrageous, a disgrace. The mission's head, Richard Goldstone, was the chair of the Friends of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, chair of the World ORT education organisation with more ... More >>

Logic does not count

Wednesday, 5 March 2008, 12:16 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

Logic does not count Middle East News Service http://www.nrg.co.il/online/1/ART1/703/809.html More >>

Middle East review for January 30

Wednesday, 31 January 2007, 10:53 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

In his regular review of events in the Middle East, Sol Salbe looks at the tragic death of ten-year-old Abir Aramin from the West Bank town of Anata, the controversial use of cluster bombs in civilian areas, and recommends an article of which he says ... More >>

Prospects For A Compromise With Iran Have Dwindled

Friday, 17 November 2006, 2:39 pm | Translation by Sol Salbe

[ Middle East News Service comments : There are appear to be a technical error with the English version of this article with the first two paragraphs missing. Unfortunately the article contains some bad and scary news. I have hitherto regarded US sabre rattling ... More >>

Hebrew Translation: Man Bites Dog

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 11:30 pm | Translation by Sol Salbe

Middle East News Service comment: Generally speaking I prefer not to forward Gideon Levy’s articles. As someone whose name has virtually become a generic term for a pro-Palestinian observer, he is regarded as being one of the “usual suspects”. More >>

Eventually We Will Have To Withdraw From The Golan

Friday, 29 September 2006, 9:38 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

Israel has been holding on to the Golan Heights, occupied Syrian territory, since June 1967. Syrian sovereignty over most of the Golan was not annulled or wakened as a result of unilateral Israeli legislation. More >>

Middle East News Service: Protest? Not Just Yet

Monday, 31 July 2006, 1:41 pm | Translation by Sol Salbe

[ Middle East News Service Comment: The consensus of support for the Second Lebanon War inside Israel is beginning to crumble. Already this News Service reported on Saturday that “According to a survey of the Israeli public, 82 percent believe ... More >>

Translation: Zionist Call For Ceasefire Effort

Sunday, 23 July 2006, 11:53 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

This is a significant development. A mere ten days after the Hezbollah attack and the commencement of the Israeli operations a predominantly Jewish-Israeli party has broken ranks in opposing ranks. No doubt some of my friends on the Left will dismiss ... More >>

The Harshest Images Were Edited For TV

Friday, 30 June 2006, 10:30 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

I saw this item in the Hebrew Haaretz on Friday evening (Melbourne time) and have been waiting for an English translation. While the translation below is of high quality (as befitting Haaretz) it does leave out some details. More >>

Tel Aviv Rally Against Blockade Of Palestinians

Tuesday, 6 June 2006, 4:38 pm | Translation by Sol Salbe

[Two rallies were held on Saturday night to mark the 39th anniversary of the Occupation and to protest the boycott of the Palestinians. One was held in Ramallah on the West Bank the other in Tel Aviv. We hope to bring additional information about the Ramallah ... More >>

Withdrawal To 1967 borders Will Lead To Peace

Wednesday, 24 May 2006, 11:12 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

As someone who believes that the only way to find out if this offer is genuine is by putting to the test I was planning on heading this important story accordingly. However, before doing so I decided to compare the Hebrew and English versions. The ... More >>

Knowing Why Not To Bomb Iran Is Half the Battle

Friday, 21 April 2006, 11:39 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

There are few people, if any, whom one should take more seriously than Martin Van Creveld. He has got both the knowledge and analytical skills to tackle the issue. As one of the world’s leading military analysts he has got a good track record. In ... More >>

M Michaeli: The Olmert-Lieberman Dirty Alliance

Monday, 27 March 2006, 11:54 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

Discussion of anti-Arab racism is becoming part and parcel of the Israeli election campaign. Over the past few days both major Australian broadsheets have covered the issue as have major newspapers around the world. Unfortunately in Israel itself it ... More >>

Sharon Kaduri: Let The Palestinian Fix It

Wednesday, 15 March 2006, 12:00 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

In the following story I do not intend to present a political position. Instead, I want to appeal to the hearts of all the citizens of the State of Israel, in particular the soldiers serving at the borders and in the Territories and are doing a decent ... More >>

They Are Laughing, And Our Children Are Dying…

Thursday, 9 March 2006, 11:24 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

[The following article is slated to be published in the AJDS Newsletter this week. –Sol Salbe] They are laughing, and our children are dying… By Rami Elhanan More >>

Terrorism Before & After Hamas' Election

Friday, 3 March 2006, 1:02 pm | Translation by Sol Salbe

The General Security Service has released the details of security incidents in February compared to January The GSS and the IDF have responded to media requests to combine all Palestinian terrorist attacks over the past two months in a single table. More >>

Something A Bit Different: An Israeli TV Review

Wednesday, 22 February 2006, 9:56 am | Translation by Sol Salbe

At first fight, it does not make sense. Who in Australia, or anywhere, else would be interested in an Israeli TV review? But such a review, being for pure local consumption as are the programs themselves may give you more of an appreciation of the local ... More >>





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