April 2009 Entries
Today in Jerusalem, at 10: a.m. local time, a siren wailed. It commemorated six million Jews who died in the Holocaust.
Next week, Geneva, Switzerland, will host the U.N's Durban II Anti-Racist Conference. It begins on April 20th, ironically the birthdate of Adolf Hitler.
Here in Jerusalem, the city is nearly at a standstill. No public transportation, very little traffic. Most Jewish families are walking to and from the synagogues to celebrate one of the holiest days of the year, Passover. Last night, most of the nation spent their evening observing the Seder meal. This meal marks the deliverance of the Israelites from the bondage of Egypt as told in the book of Exodus.
The advent of Bibi Netanyahu's government Wednesday brought with it increased speculation of an Israeli attack against Iran. Here's what Aluf Benn, a columnist for the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz wrote: