Monthly Archives: June 2013

July 1, 2013—SnyderTalk Lead Headline: Is the Arab-Israeli Conflict Really about Economics?


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Alexander Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky—Is the Arab-Israeli Conflict Really about Economics?:

Is the Arab-Israeli conflict really about economics? U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry recently claimed “People in Israel aren’t waking up every day and wondering if tomorrow there will be peace because there is a sense of security and a sense of accomplishment and of prosperity.”

This was echoed by New York Times reporter Ethan Bronner, who recently took Israelis to task for their economic success; they have “moved on” from the conflict with the Palestinians which still looms like an “iceberg” in front of their “Titanic.”

Presumably the flip side to Israeli prosperity is Palestinian poverty. But this is a harder claim to make. After all, Palestinians are by far the world’s largest per capita recipients of international foreign aid, having received more than $12 billion over the past 15 years. Through UNRWA the international community, meaning mostly the U.S. and the European Union, also provides another $500 million a year to support Palestinian health, education and welfare services.


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4--Scripture of the Day

Hosea 4: 16-19

Since Israel is stubborn like a stubborn heifer, can Yahweh now pasture them like a lamb in a large field? Ephraim is joined to idols; let him alone. Their liquor gone, they play the harlot continually; their rulers dearly love shame. The wind wraps them in its wings, and they will be ashamed because of their sacrifices.


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  • 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.


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9--Jerusalem Post


Muslim Brotherhood says HQ under attack as hundreds of thousands of Egyptians stream onto the streets

Erekat: Settlement construction in the way of breakthrough on peace talks

Report: J’lem to move forward 900 Har Homa units after Kerry visit

IAF preparing new squadron of super Hercules

Court extends detention of ‘Kotel gunman,’ anticipating indictment

Kerry leaves without breakthrough, remains optimistic on peace talks

‘Israel’s lobbying efforts to stop S-300 missiles shipment to Syria were not in vain’

Danon casts vote in Likud elections, urges party ministers to stop fighting

Jaffa shop owners indicted for shocking alleged rape of US tourist

Group tries to keep young and secular in Jerusalem



10--Arutz Sheva


‘A Million Protesters’ in Tahrir Square

Most Top Profs are Nationalist, Says Ex-MK Eldad

Kerry: Yesha Building Not to Blame for No Talks

Danon: ‘Many Arrests’ in Bethlehem Counter-Terror

Saudi Arabia Jails Seven for Facebook Activism

‘Americans Know the Two-State Solution has Failed’ 

Jordanians Protest Israel Imports, Gas Talks Go On

Istanbul Protests Continue in Taksim Square

IEC to Go ‘Shomer Shabbos,’ Sabbath Observant

Govt. May Seek Alternative to Demolition in Amona



11--Israel Hayom


Kerry’s 5th attempt: Some progress but no breakthrough

Tahrir revisited

Obama warns Egypt violence could affect entire Middle East

Likud gears up for heated internal elections

New book claims pact between Hollywood and Hitler

Syrian troops launch massive offensive on Homs

Why Netanyahu is an outsider at Yedioth

Uncle Sam’s weakness

A win-win for Bedouin and the Negev

Not all rabbis are created equal



12--Other News


Final status negotiations ‘within reach,’ says Kerry

Netanyahu: Any peace deal must be brought before the public

Toppling Morsi first, then worrying about what follows

Morsi Blames Corruption, Conspiracy for Egypt’s Problems

Egypt protest: Crowds gather for big anti-Morsi rally

Egypt Will Erupt Again on June 30 

Israeli Holocaust Memorial Exhibit Honors Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Jews in WWII

Women’s Rights and Islamism

NSA bugged Brussels US spy story hits the EU

Turkey protests over Kurdish death come to Taksim Square





Boaz Bismuth: Morsi’s worst nightmare— In his worst nightmares Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi never imagined celebrating the one-year anniversary of his swearing-in ceremony hidden away in the presidential guard’s headquarters. Millions of enraged Egyptians, preparing to take to the streets and squares Sunday to demand his departure, are threatening his life. The protest signs raised in Tahrir Square in 2011 are now reappearing. The slogans are the same, but this time Morsi has replaced Mubarak as the focus of the vitriol. The Israeli flag has also been brought back to the streets by the liberal youth, again in the role of the enemy. Egypt is at the boiling point.

Reuters: Analysis: Egypt heads for a ‘dark tunnel’ – again—Egypt is heading for a “dark tunnel”, says the head of its armed forces. How he and his generals respond to a political showdown in the streets may determine whether its new democracy survives to see the light. The warning at the start of the week from General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was presented as a wake-up call to the rival factions, President Mohamed Morsi and his Islamist allies on one side, a disparate coalition of liberals and a mass of Egyptians simply frustrated by economic stagnation on the other.

Dan Margalit: The moment of truth is upon us— The final hours are always the most hectic. The slow, comfortable contacts between rounds bear no significance — at the end of the day, there is always a lot of work to be done. Both sides feel compelled to try to gain just another tiny advantage. Usually, but not always, once this point is reached — when the issues at hand boil down to whether the construction in the settlements will be limited publicly, and how much of a settlement freeze is agreed to; as well as whether Palestinian prisoners with blood on their hands will be released from Israel’s prisons, and how many — then a press conference is convened and whoever is serving as the U.S. secretary of state at the time announces that an important breakthrough has been achieved.

Seth Mandell: Educating Gaza’s Children for Hatred—In Gaza, Islamic Jihad is running camps for kids featuring lessons on how to shoot an AK-47 and how to kidnap an Israeli soldier. In an Agence France Presse YouTube video, the commander of the children’s camp says, “We have full confidence that they [the children] will be able to carry weapons and open fire against the enemy because we have planted hatred of the enemy in their hearts.” Tens of thousands of young boys ages 6 to 16 will be indoctrinated into this mindset this summer.

Sigal Arbitman: There’s No Stopping This Song—When musicians come under attack by boycott groups and get cold feet about performing in Israel, Adam Shay, 37, a researcher at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, is there to encourage them. If an artist gets 600 emails saying that he’s going to be killed if he performs in Israel, “he can do nothing but be frightened. Artists complain of massive attacks, to the point where their websites crash, before they perform in Israel.”

Elliott Abrams: Where Are the Palestinian Concessions?—News reports make it clear that the Palestinians are seeking various concessions as the price of returning to the negotiating table.

Soeren Kern: Muslims Trying to Islamize Spain—Spanish police on the island of Mallorca arrested a German national of Tunisian descent on June 13 after he repeatedly threatened to carry out terror attacks in the name of Allah.

Michael Knights: Iran’s Foreign Legion: Iraqi Shiite Militias in Syria—One of the most significant international brigades currently fighting on the Assad regime’s side is Damascus-based Liwa Abu Fadl al-Abbas (LAFA), a collection of predominantly Iraqi Shiite fighters organized and supported by the Qods Force, an elite branch of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

Jonathan S. Tobin: Why Won’t the Palestinians Accept a State?— Anyone looking for reasons to despair about the prospects of peace in the Middle East need only listen to the endless stream of incitement and denial of Jewish history and rights that comes from the Palestinian Authority’s leadership and official media. But genuine perspective about the political culture of the Palestinians can also come from paying attention to what their moderates are saying. Unfortunately, that gives us just as little comfort.

Eli E. Hertz: Freeze Arab’s illegal Construction First— U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s calls for a freeze on Jewish construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem while Arab construction, which far exceeds Jewish development, continues unfettered – are clearly biased. Arabs claim that Jewish settlements “change the status” of the Territories and represent a distortion of the Oslo Accords. The phrase applies to acts that change the political status of the disputed territory – such as outright Israeli annexation, or a Palestinian declaration of statehood.



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  • 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.
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  • 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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