Monthly Archives: February 2007

Israeli News Briefs

A UN report expected to come out soon states that close to 50% of palestinians suffer from malnutrition. That’s probably because the other 50% have used the aid to buy ammunition. Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is trying to improve ...

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Quote of the Day

“If we show weakness in front of the enemy the expectations will increase but if we stand against them, because of this resistance, they will retreat.” - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, vowing no weakness over international demands that Iran stop ...

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2007 JIB Awards – Full Steam Ahead

The Third Annual Jewish and Israeli Blog Awards are on their way. The dedicated organizers have already put together a spanking new website, and seem to be progressing along nicely. But of course, as Bagel Blogger explains, help would be ...

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A Snip in Time Saves Lives

More proof of The Snip’s health benefits: Scientists say conclusive data shows there is no question circumcision reduces men’s chances of catching HIV by up to 60 percent ‚Äî a finding experts are hailing as a major breakthrough in the ...

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Misleading Headline of the Day

..comes courtesy of the AFP: Israel gripped by Syria war fears Yeah, right. Them and which army? (ok, that would be the Iranian one, but the question was rhetorical). Trust me, Israel is not gripped by any such fears. But ...

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Spreading the Word

If you can’t beat them, join them. I’ve added new and improved Digg links to the bottom of each post. So if you think any of my posts deserve a wider audience, please digg them.

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Putting the “P” Into Purchase

Just when you thought Ariel Sharon’s bloody war bandage was the grossest thing auctioned on eBay, a new contender emerges. A nappy worn by the US astronaut charged with plotting to kidnap a woman believed to be her romantic rival ...

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Mother Load

BNA reports: PALESTINAIN WOMAN GIVES BIRTH TO FIVE TWINS   A PALESTINIAN WOMAN TODAY GAVE BIRTH TO FIVE TWINS FOUR MALES AND ONE FEMALE IN HER SECOND PREGNANCY AFTER GIVING BIRTH PREVIOUSLY TO TWINS A BOY AND A GIRL, AMID ...

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