Archive for June, 2009

Elia

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on June 17, 2009 by Albert Howard

Men Elia svarade och sade till dem: Om jag är en gudsman, så kommer eld ned från himmelen och förtär dig och dina femtio. Då kom Guds eld ned från himmelen och förtärde honom och hans femtio.

Prime Minister Netanyahu agrees to Palestinian Nation for first time

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on June 14, 2009 by Albert Howard

Is Benjamin Netanyahu a Council on Foreign Relations member?

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Jewish Response to the Obama Cairo Speech

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on June 11, 2009 by Albert Howard

Israel stages biggest-ever war drill

Posted in Uncategorized on June 1, 2009 by Albert Howard

* Story Highlights
* Israel stages five-day emergency drill to prepare nation for possibility of war
* Drill will include simulated rockets, air raids, use of weapons on civilians
* Everyone expected to go to shelters at sound of sirens, defense ministry says
* Drill comes amid rising tensions with Iran over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions

JERUSALEM — Israel started its biggest emergency drill in the nation’s history Sunday to prepare civilians, soldiers and rescue crews for the possibility of war, the defense force said in a statement.

The five-day drill, nicknamed Turning Point 3, comes amid the nation’s rising tensions with Iran.

It will be conducted in public facilities, including schools, military bases and government offices. Students, soldiers and other civilians will practice how to gather at protected places during an emergency.

Officials said the drill will include simulated rockets, air raids and other attacks on infrastructure and essential facilities, and use of weapons on civilians.

Everyone is expected to go to a protected place at the sound of sirens, the defense force said, adding that more instructions will be broadcast on a public channel.

“It is of great importance that every civilian, institute and workplace will seriously practice in order to improve our preparedness and national resilience,” Maj. Gen. Yair Golan of the Home Front Command said in a news statement.

The move comes amid tension between Israel and Tehran.

The Israeli government considers Iran’s nuclear program as the dominant threat facing the country.

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak told Israeli Army Radio last week that he believes “that the chance the dialogue has of stopping Iran’s nuclear efforts is very low.”

Barak’s views are keeping with the majority of his countrymen.

An Israeli poll released this month found that 74 percent believe that the U.S. policy of engagement with Iran will fail and 81 percent think Iran will develop a nuclear weapon capability.

Israel has conducted emergency drills the past two years, but officials said this is the biggest so far.