Monthly Archives: January 2013

February 1, 2013—SnyderTalk Lead Headline: Syria warns of ‘surprise’ response to Israeli strike

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2--SnyderTalk Lead Headline


Syria warns of ‘surprise’ response to Israeli strike— Syria’s ambassador to Lebanon said on Thursday that Damascus had the option of a “surprise decision” to respond to what it said was an Israeli air strike on a research center on the outskirts of the Syrian capital on Wednesday.  Syria could take “a surprise decision to respond to the aggression of the Israeli warplanes,” Ali Abdul Karim Ali was quoted as telling a Hezbollah-run news website.



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4--Scripture of the Day

Ezekiel 44: 20-27

“Also they shall not shave their heads, yet they shall not let their locks grow long; they shall only trim the hair of their heads. Nor shall any of the priests drink wine when they enter the inner court. And they shall not marry a widow or a divorced woman but shall take virgins from the offspring of the house of Israel, or a widow who is the widow of a priest. Moreover, they shall teach My people the difference between the holy and the profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean. In a dispute they shall take their stand to judge; they shall judge it according to My ordinances. They shall also keep My laws and My statutes in all My appointed feasts and sanctify My Sabbaths. They shall not go to a dead person to defile themselves; however, for father, for mother, for son, for daughter, for brother, or for a sister who has not had a husband, they may defile themselves. After he is cleansed, seven days shall elapse for him. On the day that he goes into the sanctuary, into the inner court to minister in the sanctuary, he shall offer his sin offering,” declares Adonai Yahweh.


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His Name is Yahweh explains why the Name of God, Yahweh, is so important.  It’s available in eBook format and in paperback.

  • God also said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites, ‘Yahweh, the God of your fathers—the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob—has sent me to you.’ This [Yahweh] is my name forever, the name by which I am to be remembered from generation to generation.” (Exodus 3: 15)
  • “Therefore behold, I am going to make them know—this time I will make them know My power and My might; and they shall know that My name is Yahweh.” (Jeremiah 16: 21)
  • “Behold, the days are coming,” declares Yahweh, “when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; and He will reign as king and act wisely and do justice and righteousness in the land.  In His days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely; and this is His name by which He will be called, ‘Yahweh our righteousness.’” (Jeremiah 23: 5-6)
  • Yeshua said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am.” (John 8: 58)


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Hosea 4: 6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.


3--News Content in SnyderTalk


9--Jerusalem Post


Iran’s “Space Monkey” Means Trans-Atlantic Launch Capability

‘Placing Iron Dome in North shows Israel prepared’

UNHRC: Israel could be sent to ICC for settlements

Shin Bet arrests cell plotting to kidnap IDF soldier

Iran plans to increase nuclear fuel work at Natanz

‘Israel gave US advance warning of Syria strike’

Party leaders meet with president to nominate PM

Analysis: Syria center long been on Israel’s radar

Hamas: Mashaal did not accept the two-state solution

Egypt politicians renounce violence at crisis talks

‘Assad transferred chemical weapons to Hezbollah’

Hagel: All options open to prevent a nuclear Iran

Egypt’s Morsi says his Jewish slurs misunderstood



10--Arutz Sheva


Venezuela Reportedly Spying on Jewish Community

Yemenite Jew Badly Hurt in Anti-Semitic Attack

Hospitals Struggle to Cope with Rising Swine Flu in Israel

New Israeli Study: High Cholesterol Good For the Elderly

Syrian Rebels ‘Steal’ Credit from Israel for Attack

UN: Israel Must Withdraw From Judea, Samaria

Report: Iran to Upgrade Uranium Development

Report: Hizbullah Has Syrian Chemical Weapons

Hizbullah: Israeli Attack Aimed at Syria

Hamas Discussing 2-State Solution, Conflict’s End

Report: Hamas Agrees to Two-State Solution

Radical Cleric to Morsi: Kill the ‘Thugs’



11--Israel Hayom


Hezbollah, Russia condemn reported IAF strike on arms convoy in Syria

‘Hagel’s record on Israel, Iran is cause for real concern’

SA-17: Mobile, accurate, and difficult to destroy

Germany marks 80th anniversary of Hitler’s rise to power 

In Germany, Morsi defends comments about Jews 

Lapid: recommending Netanyahu doesn’t mean we’ll be in coalition

Yemeni Jew beaten in anti-Semitic attack

Israel rejects UN settlements probe as ‘counterproductive’

Another Israeli astronaut in space?

Defiant Iran plans to speed up nuclear fuel work

Beitar defies racist fans and signs two Muslim Chechen players



12--Other News


Russia concern at Israeli ‘strike’

ADL Slams Brooklyn College for Allowing Political Science Department to Sponsor BDS Event

Demand for Gas Masks in Israel Rises as Fears of Chemical Weapons Falling Into Terrorist Hands Increase

Head of Anti-Israel Organization Anna Baltzer Fabricated Background to Gain Legitimacy

Christian Leaders Converge on DC to Lobby Against Hagel Confirmation

UCI To Senate – Hagel Poses Unacceptable Risk

Military leaders oppose Hagel nomination

79 Syrian Men and Boys Found Executed in Aleppo

Hizbullah Seeks Syrian Missiles to Attack Israeli Bases, Gas Rigs

UN Avoids Israel Showdown, Delays Rights Review

In Northern Mali’s War, Al-Qaeda Affiliate Is Directing the Fight 

IAEA Sees No Sign of Explosion at Iranian Nuclear Site

Report: Hamas Seeking to Take Over PLO

French forces take key Mali town

EU exit would be ‘fatal’ – Clarke

Reid refuses to endorse assault weapons ban legislation

$400,000 Endurance Wind Tower Collapses Due to… Wind Power

Gun Control Activist Protesting How Easy it is to Buy Guns, is a Rapist

Muslim Teen Stabs His Abused Sister 107 Times in Honor-Killing, Gets 8 Years





Aharon Lapidot: The game-changer— If Hezbollah lays its hands on Syria’s air defense systems, Israeli activity in Lebanese and Israeli airspace could be compromised.

Yoav Limor: Waiting for a response— Israeli officials have refrained from commenting on the events reported in the foreign media, hoping that our silence, together with our deterrence, will stop the other side from retaliating.

Boaz Bismuth: Assad’s choice— If Assad strikes back, he will fall sooner; if he doesn’t retaliate, he will fall at a later date.

Dan Margalit: Maintaining supremacy— The alleged airstrike may indicate that Israel will continue to carry out such action in the future.

Gideon Allon: The political clock is ticking— Once tapped, Netanyahu has no more than 42 days to forge a coalition.

Prof. Eyal Zisser: From Beirut and Damascus to Jerusalem— The obvious move for Assad now is to continue with his real war against the insurgents he has been battling.

Professor Uzi Rabi: A geopolitical shift— The alleged IDF operation was intended to send a message: Transfer of weapons will not be tolerated.

Caroline Glick: Classic Hagel—I think it is pretty amazing that AIPAC is keeping mum on the fact that Obama has nominated a Jew hater and Israel basher to serve as the next Defense Secretary. As I’ve said before, Hagel’s appointment is a far greater threat to the US military than it is to Israel. But still, it is pretty obscene that Obama is getting away with appointing this character to serve as the Pentagon chief.

Bob Beauprez: Hagel Nomination: Iranians Giddy—The Washington Times cites an Iranian source that received the news of Hagel’s nomination as “a message of peace from the Obama administration to the Islamic Republic of Iran” and admiringly quoted Hagel’s condemnation of sanctions against Iran.  Not surprisingly, the Iranians and are also giddy over Hagel’s past anti-Israel statements and criticism of the “Jewish lobby” in the U.S.

Hilary Leila Krieger: Hagel, the Middle East and the White House— Minutes after US President Barack Obama announced his choice of Chuck Hagel to be the next US defense secretary Monday, White House spokesman Jay Carney took the podium for his daily press briefing and was confronted with questions on the Republican former senator’s views on Iran and Israel.

Lauri B. Regan: Chuck Hagel, Anti-Semitism, and American Jewish Apathy—Whatever the outcome of the Hagel hearings, liberal American Jews sat back and did nothing.

David Lerman: Graham Demands Panetta Testify on Libya Before a Hagel Vote— “I want to hear Panetta on Benghazi before confirming a new defense secretary,” Graham of South Carolina told reporters at the Capitol today. “I just want to find out what Panetta did and what the president did as commander in chief” in responding to the Sept. 11 attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

Jonathan S. Tobin: Can Hagel’s Recantations Stand Up to Questioning?—After more than a month of argument over his nomination as secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel faces the first day of his Senate confirmation hearings on Thursday. The administration’s preparation for this event has been thorough, as the former senator has flipped on most of his controversial positions on Israel, Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas and gained the support of some key pro-Israel Democrats like Chuck Schumer. That ought to have been enough to secure his confirmation and the expectation right now is that while the Nebraskan will be roughed up a bit in the hearings, he will still win easily when the votes are counted.

Isi Leibler: Say no to Hagel— Chuck Hagel recognizes that public opinion and Congress oblige him to perform a dramatic about-turn in relation to his former policies on Iran. The Senate will have to determine whether he is sincere or not.

Jonathan S. Tobin: Why Is Obama Clinging to the Brotherhood?—While Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was in Germany today hoping to attract European investors to put their money in his country, the situation in many cities throughout the most populous Arab country continued to deteriorate. Violence continued, not only in the area around Cairo’s Tahrir Square where the demonstrations that toppled Hosni Mubarak started two years ago, but also in cities along the Suez Canal. Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei called upon Morsi to hold a national dialogue and to form a government of national unity, but there is no indication that the Muslim Brotherhood leader will budge from his determination to hold onto total power.

Daniel Greenfield: Syria Crosses Israel’s WMD Red Line—On Sunday, Israeli Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom told Army Radio that the country’s top security officials had held a special meeting and warned that the transfer of Syrian chemical weapons to Hezbollah would be crossing a line that would mean action.

Alan Dershowitz: Brooklyn College Political Science Department Denies Equal Free Speech and Academic Freedom to Pro-Israel Students and Faculty— The international campaign to delegitimate Israel by subjecting the Jewish state—and the Jewish State alone—to boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) has now come to the most unlikely of places:  Brooklyn College.  The political science department of that college has voted to co-sponsor a campaign event at which only pro-BDS speakers will advocate a policy that is so extreme that even the Palestinian Authority rejects it.

Bethany Mandel: BDS Controversy Raging in Brooklyn—There’s another BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) controversy brewing in Brooklyn, this time at the publicly-funded Brooklyn College. Brooklyn College’s political science department has decided to co-sponsor an anti-Israel BDS conference, despite growing outrage at the school and department’s tendency to sponsor events that only portray one side of the Mideast debate. Yesterday Jeffrey Wiesenfeld, a trustee at the City University of New York (the larger network that Brooklyn College is a member of) wrote a scathing op-ed about the conference in Algemeiner in which he admonished the school for its decision to go ahead with the program.

David P. Goldman: Failure IS an Option in Egypt—While it is relatively easy to find the right rhetoric for disengagement from Egypt, the fact of the matter is that the Obama administration has put all of its eggs in Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s basket. If the authority of the Morsi government were to fail, American planners would have to consider urgent alternatives to prevent the Egyptian crisis from destabilizing the whole region.

Raymond Ibrahim: Egypt, 2012: The Year In Fatwas—The fatwas issued in the year 2012—the year when Islamists, spearheaded by the Muslim Brotherhood, assumed formal power—are, as one would expect, markedly different, that is, much less restrained.  The popular Egyptian Arabic website El-Watan News recently compiled a list of 2012’s most “notable” (a euphemism) fatwas.

Washington Post Editorial: Consequences of U.S. Inaction in Syria Are Clear—It might seem as though the horrors of Syria, where more than 60,000 people have died violently in the last 22 months, could not grow worse. Yet steadily, week by week, they do. The Obama administration appears stuck on Syria, unable to decide even on simple measures to help the opposition. Not only does it refuse to provide weapons to moderate rebel fighting units – which complain of shortages even as materiel pours in to jihadist groups – but it claims it is legally barred from giving even non-lethal aid directly to the Syrian National Coalition. U.S. humanitarian aid goes to private groups such as the Red Crescent or, worse, the UN, which passes much of it along to the regime.

Anne Bayefsky: An Anti-Semitic Agenda at the UN—Just days after the UN put on a show about Holocaust remembrance, it is business as usual in terms of demonizing and encouraging hatred of Jews in the present. In Geneva, the UN’s top human rights body, the Human Rights Council, is conducting its “Universal Periodic Review,” and Israel was supposed to arrive before the firing squad on Jan. 29 to listen to Iran itemize the failings of “the Zionist entity.” The greater tragedy is that the U.S. and almost every other Western government pressured Israel to participate.

Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah: The Islamist Challenge from the Sahel Region and North Africa—France launched a military operation against the Islamists in Mali to prevent a repetition of events in Afghanistan where the Taliban took over the country and provided a safe haven for al-Qaeda. The fall of Mali would directly threaten neighboring Niger, the sixth largest producer of uranium ore in the world. Given that France depends on nuclear reactors for approximately 75 percent of its electricity production and that most of its uranium comes from Niger, the French interest in preventing the fall of Mali is clear.

Shlomo Avineri: The Peace Process After the Israeli Election— In the late 2000s, under Ehud Olmert, Israel negotiated with the Palestinian Authority for more than two years. But as soon as negotiators moved from their ritualistic opening positions to the core issues of the conflict – borders, the fate of the Jewish settlers in the West Bank, Jerusalem, the Palestinian refugee problem, and Israel’s security concerns – it became clear that the gaps between the most moderate Israeli positions and the most moderate Palestinian positions were too wide to be easily bridged. That has not changed.

Andrew G. Bostom: Qaradawi’s admission—Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Spiritual Guide to the Muslim Brotherhood and popular Al-Jazeera television personality, has once again aired his Sharia-compliant views on apostasy.

Michael Curtis: The End of Neo-colonialism—Mali, Algeria, and the rest of the world are now aware that the fundamental threat to existing societies, is not the intervention of “colonial” powers but the advance of Islamist extremists.

John Harvey: Trusting Your Own Government (or Not)—Are there are no circumstances whatsoever in which some future American government would ever turn feral? Are we willing to stake the lives of our children and grandchildren on that assertion?

Hal G.P. Colebatch: His Queeg Moment— Faced with the worst looming fiscal cliff-fall in world history Obama, like Queeg in the typhoon, has done nothing at all, but has, increasingly, resorted to meaningless words. His pseudo-Keynesian fiscal notions and a mantra-like repetition of old and failed ideas, suggest a serious lack on mental versatility.

Peter Wehner: Media Bias in the Age of Obama—The soft and at times obsequious interview Steve Kroft of “60 Minutes” did with Barack Obama (and Hillary Clinton) has received a lot of justifiable criticism. (Conor Friedersdorf demolishes Kroft in this piece.) Mr. Kroft didn’t help himself when he told CNN’s Piers Morgan that one of the reasons the president turns to Kroft so often is that he doesn’t use “gotcha questions” on Mr. Obama–the kind that “60 Minutes” routinely used against President Bush and other Republicans like Representative Eric Cantor.

Arnold Ahlert: Detroit Public Schools: Bankrupting Minority Students’ Futures—In 2009, when the Detroit Public School (DPS) system was facing bankruptcy engendered by huge operating deficits and widespread corruption, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan characterized it as a “national disgrace.” The disgrace, unfortunately, is much more than meets the eye: For all of the bankrupting spending, the school system’s educational results for the 88 percent black student population remain abysmal. And yet the DPS is but a microcosm of the silent scandal haunting the Left, which controls the district and countless others across the nation in precisely the same circumstances. Throughout America, minority students find themselves conscripted into these institutions of misery, while the architects of their prisons remain accountable to no one.

Michael Volpe: Can Rahm Emanuel’s Illegal Thug Tactics Be Stopped?—A number of pro 2nd Amendment groups have condemned a series of letters written by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel encouraging both Bank of America and TD Bank not to honor credit lines with gun manufacturers, but so far, Emanuel is not facing any legal action for his interference in a private contract.

Larry Kudlow: The Spending Sequester Will Grow the Private Economy – Don’t Back Off—Yesterday’s report of a 0.1 percent GDP decline for the fourth quarter came as a surprise to most forecasters. But it actually masks considerable strength in the private economy. Namely, housing investment in the fourth quarter jumped 15.3 percent annually, business equipment and software spiked 12.4 percent, and real private final sales rose 2.6 percent. All in, the domestic private sector of the economy increased 3.4 percent annually — a very respectable gain.



14--Blessings from Revelation

Blessings in the Book of Revelation is a book that you need to read, especially now.  There are blessings throughout the Scriptures but Revelation is the only book in the Bible actually containing a specific blessing for reading it. It’s repeated twice, once at the beginning and again at the end. This is the reason that I believe Revelation should be the first step toward studying biblical prophecy. Though not easy to do, Revelation can be broken down and understood by anyone, not just the academic elite. So, Revelation’s blessings are for everyone.  Click here to order the eBook.  Click here to order the paperback.


Other Books by Neil Snyder

  • Stand! is a suspense novel that exposes the lies, corruption, and greed underlying the theory that man-made CO2 emissions are responsible for global warming.  Professor Wes Carlyle and Karen Sterling, his research collaborator, carefully scan the audience for their would-be attacker—a member of the enviro-gestapo who has been following them for days.  Wes spots his man in the back of the room leaning against the wall.  Suddenly, another man in the audience steps forward and moves toward Karen at a menacing pace.  With a vicious stroke, he swings a billy club at her head.  Click here to order the eBook.  Click here to order the paperback.
  • What Will You Do with the Rest of Your Life? deals with a question that every Christian has to consider: what should I do with my life?  Click here to order the eBook.  Click here to order the paperback.
  • Falsely Accused is a true story about a young woman who was accused of committing a double homicide.  It’s about a travesty of justice, and it reveals Yahweh intervening in the life of a believer to rescue her from danger in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.  Everyone will enjoy the book, but young people in particular need to read it because the mistakes made that led to the problem could have been avoided.  They were the kinds of mistakes that young people are prone to make.  As they say, forewarned is forearmed.  Click here to order the eBook.  Click here to order the paperback.

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