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Egyptians Stage 'Million Man' Anti-Israel March

By Haaretz

Who and how many will take part in today’s million-man demonstration in Tahrir Square? It is not expected to be one of the routine demonstrations that have shaken Egypt since January. This time, Tahrir Square will confront Egypt’s foreign policy. The headline of the demonstration is “Million-man demonstration to expel the Israeli ambassador,” and most of the protest groups have announced that they will participate. Egyptian anger is not only directed at Israel which killed five soldiers during the terrorist attack near Eilat last week, but also against the Egyptian government’s policy toward Israel.Read More


Report: Israel Will Allow Egyptian Troops in Sinai

By Haaretz

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that Israel will soon allow Egypt to deploy thousands of troops in the Sinai Peninsula, the Economist reported on Friday.Read More


Mother and Child Face Deportation From Israel

By Haaretz

A foreign worker and her 4-year-old daughter, who was born and educated in Israel, were due to be deported yesterday after a judge denied a petition to delay the move.Read More


Barak Nixed Pre-Emptive Attack on Gaza

By Haaretz

Barak last week decided not to authorize a preemptive strike before the terrorist attack on the Egyptian border, a senior official in Jerusalem said. Barak feared that the move would spark a serious conflagration in the Gaza Strip.Read More


Israel Offers Joint Probe of Egypt Border Shootings

By Haaretz

Israel offered on Thursday to investigate jointly with Egypt the killing of five Egyptian security personnel during an Israeli operation against cross-border raiders a week ago, violence that has strained relations with Cairo’s new rulers.Read More


Israeli Court Backs Deportation of Mother and Child

By JTA

An Israeli court ruled that a 4-year-old girl born in Israel and her Filipina mother will be deported, in a case that prompted intervention by the Israeli prime minister’s wife.Read More


Los Angeles Synagogue Defaced by Anti-Semitic Vandals

A synagogue in the Los Angeles area was defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti.Read More


Cheney Urged Bush To Attack Syria, New Book Says

By Haaretz

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney urged the United States to bomb a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in June 2007, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, quoting excerpts from Cheney’s autobiography due to be published next week.Read More


Australia Council Refuses To Allow Eruv

By JTA

ewish leaders in Sydney are irate after a local council denied an application to build an eruv.Read More


Glenn Beck Wraps Up Trip With Jerusalem Rally

By JTA

Hundreds gathered in Jerusalem’s Old City for broadcaster Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Courage” rally.Read More





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