April 4, 2013
April 4, 2013
Headline: Hagel Outlines Plan for Defense Cuts
To Read: Thomas Sewell criticizes the Obama administration's excessive optimism about democracy in the Middle East:
Quote: “His diplomacy will be based on what he hears from the parties”, State Department spokeswoman, Victoria Nuland, about the upcoming Kerry visit to the middle east.
Number: $32,400, the price for a ticket to a fundraiser event attended by the President at the house of Ann and Gordon Getty.
To Read: Amos Harel gives his knowledgeable input about the recent incidents on the Syria and Gaza fronts:
Quote: "The Nazis' successors are numerous; they stick by anti-Semitic ways and plot (to create) a modern Auschwitz", IDF chief, Benny Gantz, speaking at a holocaust memorial service at Yad Vashem.
Number: 65, the percentage of Israelis who believe that there is no danger of a new holocaust.
The Middle East
To Read: Lauren Wolfe reveals the disturbing extent of Syria's rape crisis:
Quote: "There has been a very positive line out of Tehran on the talks so far. We hope that that positive talk will now be matched with some concrete responses and actions on the Iranian side", a senior US official talking about possible progress in talks with Teheran.
Number: 'up to 600', the number of Europeans among the ranks of the Syrian rebel forces.
The Jewish World
To Read: Jamie Kirchick writes about his experiences as a 'Jew in a Box' at the infamous Berlin exhibition:
Quote: “Women of the Wall are not going to be banished to a separate space, because we don’t think separate is equal. We want to be with the rest of the Jews of the world at the Western Wall, and pray halakhically [according to Jewish law] as we do”, Anat Hofmann responding to yet another round of police warnings and ban notifications given to 'Women of the Wall'.
Number: 67, the percentage of Israeli holocaust survivors who are dissatisfied by the way Israeli governments have taken care of their needs.
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