The Palestinians were infuriated last week when Israel announced that 240 of the 3,500 new housing starts approved nation-wide were located in Jerusalem neighborhoods created after 1967. Israel, however, insists that notwithstanding the end of the freeze, building is being restricted to areas that will remain under its sovereignty in any final agreement with theContinue Reading »
A graduate of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Aharonrov discovered the Aharonov-Bohm Effect with the late David Bohm in 1959. The theory involves the action of atomic particles around a magnetic field and is regarded today as one of the cornerstones of modern physics. Since retiring from TAU, Aharonov has been a professor of theoreticalContinue Reading »
“The world should know that eventually the Zionists will be forced to go and will not last long. They are enemies of humanity and will have no choice but to surrender. Palestine will be liberated through the force of faith,” Ahmadinejad said, speaking before masses gathered in the southern Lebanese city of Bint Jbeil ThursdayContinue Reading »
Meanwhile, 2010 continues to be on pace to become the latest record-setting year for tourism. Citing the Central Bureau of Statistics, the Tourism press release said during the month of September, 270,000 tourists visited Israel, an increase of 11% over September of last year. This year has so far seen nearly 2.5 million tourists visitContinue Reading »
Speaking to ISRAEL21c from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is working during the first year of the grant, Shwageraus explains what this means. The most common type of nuclear reactor in use for the past 40 or 50 years is the light water reactor (LWR). It is powered by uranium fuel and cooledContinue Reading »
Following the meeting, Ahmadinejad thanked his hosts: “I would like to thank everyone, and especially the Lebanese people who came out to welcome their brothers. They showcased Lebanon's power and we thank them for that. I feel as though I'm at home, in my homeland among my brothers.” Turning his attention to the Iran-Lebanon relationship,Continue Reading »
In another positive note, two days later the same PA daily showed a picture of Israeli-Palestinian coexistence by publishing a picture of a Palestinian harvesting his olives to the accompaniment of an Israeli sitting right next to him under the tree playing his guitar. The caption to the picture was: “Settler from Kiryat Arba playsContinue Reading »
Signing the guest book at the conclusion of his visit, General Wieker wrote, and read out aloud, a quote by the German author Erich Kastner. “The past must speak—and we must listen—because if we don't—we shall never find peace.” General Wieker is starting a three-day visit for discussions of mutual interest with the militaryContinue Reading »
This apparently marks a change from Salehi’s comments In September, when he said the plant was to join the national power grid in the fall. He has expressed the hope that it would reach full nominal power next spring. It should be noted that the Bushehr reactor has safeguards in place that are supposed toContinue Reading »
Ahmadinejad’s controversial visit to southern Lebanon is set for Wednesday [and Thursday (October 13-14)], when he’ll make a speech at the village of Bint Jbeil, the scene of intense fighting between Hizbullah and Israel during the 2006 war. Ahmadinejad has said he wants to throw rocks at Israeli soldiers across the border fence, an ideaContinue Reading »
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