Tuesday, July 18

"Drudge-ing" up the latest headlines (VIDEO)

Here's the Newt Gingrich "WWIII" video, courtesy of "Life of Rubin."

Meantime, here's "Drudge-ing"
up the latest headlines:

Hizbullah 'ready to attack US interests'...
Nations mobilize for mass evacuations from Lebanon...
*Americans Frustrated By Pace...
Olmert: Offensive to Continue 'Til Release...
Diary Of An Israeli Air Force Pilot...
Hezbollah fires rocket-a-minute at Israel...
*Hit Haifa -- Again...
**Residents criticize air-raid shelter...
40-50% of Hizbullah's infrastructure destroyed...
Flyers rain down on bemused Lebanese...
Iranian President: Israel trying to occupy Lebanon...
'The day of happiness for the region is near'...
Iran Official: No Part of Israel Safe...
*Israel capable of air strike on Iran...

USAF general: Israel capable of hitting Iran

Lebanese bridge blasted by Israeli jets (Photo: AP)

From The Washington Times:

"They have the capability to strike Iran," said retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas G. McInerney, a former fighter pilot who has trained with Israelis.

"It would be limited, though. They could do 30 to 40 'aim points' in the array. I'm not worried about them hitting the targets. They will suffer losses, but they are capable of doing it."

He said Israeli fighter pilots are "the best in the world. I've flown against them. They train better. They get more flying time."

Read it all.

Scads of details and photos about the Israeli F-16i here.

Kassam hits Ashlekon water park, area kibbutz (UPDATE)

FIRST REPORT: Kassam hit packed recreational "water park" in Ashlekon. There are no reports of injuries in the attack, as of this posting.

A second rocket slammed down at Kibbutz Bror Hayil, also in the western Negev, causing a fire but without causing injury.

List of US rallies for Israel (UPDATED - CORRECTION)

List of Rallies in USA for Israel

[Thanks to www.standwithus.com and www.camera.org)


Date: Tuesday, July 18
Time: 6pm
Venue: Kehillath Israel, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline
Phone: 617-457-8657


Date: Wednesday July 19th
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Venue: Manhattan Beach Jewish Center, 60 West End Ave, Brooklyn NY
Contact: 718-891-8700

Date: Wednesday, July 19
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Eleven Mile Road west of Lahser
Contact: 248-642-4260 - Rebecca Starr (ext. 531) or Dale Rubin (ext.

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm, Wednesday July 19
Venue: Turlington Plaza
Phone: 352.514.7744
Email: amgatorschai@yahoo.com

Wednesday, July 19, 4-6 pm
Join StandWithUs, American Jewish Congress and others
as we Counter Protest the A.N.S.W.E.R Anti-Israel Demonstration
Israeli Consulate: 6380 Wilshire Blvd, LA
Come with signs that say: Free Lebanon from Hezbollah
or get ideas from our website at:

Rally at Ramat Shalom in Plantation
Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at 7:00 PM.

Co-sponsored by ADL and the United Jewish Community of Broward County
and Broward Board of Rabbis (additional participants to be announced).

12 Noon, Wednesday, July 19
Rally at Freedom Plaza
Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 13 and 14th Street
Metro - Metro Center
Co-sponsored by JCRC and Jewish Federation of Greater Washington DC
For more info, email jweingrad@jcouncil.org


Cleveland, OH
Mandel Jewish Community Center,
Stonehill Auditorium
26001 Woodland Road
Beachwood, OH

Tel. (216) 566-9200

Fax. (216) 861-1230

Date: Thursday, July 20
Time: TBD
Venue: TBD
Contact: JCRC of South NJ - 856-751-9500 x202 (Robin)

7:30 PM, Thursday July 20
Congregations of Shaare Shamayim
9768 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115
Sponsored by Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, Bnai Brith, Zionist
Organization of America Greater Philadelphia District, PhillyIsraelim


7:30pm Friday, July 21
Congregation Beth Shalom
1211 Thannisch Drive
Arlington, Texas
For more information, contact Janet Aaronson, executive director at
or janetaa@bethshalom.org


Date: Sunday, July 23
Time: 4:00 pm
Venue:in front of the Federation Building, 6505 Wilshire Blvd.


Date: Monday July 24
Time: 12-2pm
Venue: Ritten House Square (by 18th & Chestnut)
Contact: 215-832-0549 (Asaf)


Date: July, 25
Time: 12PM
Venue: Holocaust Memorial, 500 East Lombard
Contact: THE ASSOCIATED and The Baltimore Jewish Council

Iran to Syria, Hizbullah: back off striking Israel (Aerial porcine moment)

Pinch me, I must be dreaming.

From Ynetnews:

"Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki was sent to Damascus to urge Hizbullah to curb rocket attacks against Israel and to release two Israel Defense Forces soldiers captured a week ago in order to avoid further escalations, a London-based Arabic daily reported.

"The alliance stipulates that Iran would send arms and troops to back Syria should Damascus be attacked."

Jewish Kidz' Martyr Toys Set To Win Media Sympathies!

Be the first - and last - on your block to give the gift
that keeps on giving!

Having analyzed world media sympathies towards Muslim radicals who teach their young to lace their suicide belts with screws and rat poison to inflict maximum carnage in a crowd of infidels, a desperate Jewish manufacturer of educational toys has launched a " Jewish Martyr Babies" marketing campaign, which they hope will finally make Reuters, BBC, CNN, and other networks view the Jewish experiencehave more favorably. They now offer their customers anthrax yarmulke, razor-wire-lined tallit, exploding gartel, strangling attarah, metal-piercing dreidels, and other novelty items that are "fun, educational, and lethal."

"When asked if the new trend is going to change the way his organization reports the news, an unnamed Reuters Middle Eastern stringer scoffed, "'This is just one of their cheap Jew marketing tricks to earn undeserved sympathy. Life would be so much less complicated if they just didn't exist.'"

Below is a sample lineup of Jewish Martyr Toys and mission statement from the manufacturer's website:

"Lil' Moishe the Lazer Clown" sez:

"If we want the world to start liking us, Jewish children need to stop learning useless Western ideas like arts and sciences, and start learning how to become fanatical holy martyrs bent on destroying everything that doesn't conform to their new, pious outlook. At that point, international human rights groups and all progressive people will finally welcome us into their community on par with Palestinians.

"In order to attract more of the world's sympathies we encourage all Jews to start protecting their beliefs from criticism and questioning in the manner of their Muslim neighbors. Our new product line is meant to teach our your children to do just that - protect their faith from unbelievers in their formative years. These products, which can be enjoyed by any child over the age of three, are fun, educational, and lethal."

Toy Menorah - with FirePower (TM)!

"Each of the nine plastic candles doubles as a gun barrel so that Little Yossie can blast his way through any crowd of gentiles - with nine times the power! Fantastic for quickly educating dense groups of "people" while they are practicing their so-called "faiths." The premium model can easily penetrate pregnant women. Also includes candle-lighting times."

Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale! Sale!

UPDATE: This week only:
Free Torah pointer with each purchase, good for poking out eyes or creating neck wounds!

Washington Post: 'Israel is a mistake' (UPDATED)

(Dear readers, please put down that coffee or tea you're sipping, so it won't get sprayed all over the screen before reading further).

A certain Mr. Richard Co-hen (damn, what's with those odd Jewish-sounding names, anyway...) screeding in the prestigious Washington Post (what's up with that?) opines that:

"The greatest mistake Israel could make at the moment is to forget that Israel itself is a mistake. It is an honest mistake, a well-intentioned mistake, a mistake for which no one is culpable, but the idea of creating a nation of European Jews in an area of Arab Muslims (and some Christians) has produced a century of warfare and terrorism of the sort we are seeing now. Israel fights Hezbollah in the north and Hamas in the south, but its most formidable enemy is history itself."

No doubt Mr. Co-hen, and his editors would like to hear from you. You can also contact them here.

Please do give him my warmest regards in your closely-reasoned, brief, and cool-headed discussion of what's what.

Oh yes, almost forgot: The Post's Ombudsman, Deborah Howell, is the readers' representative within the newspaper. E-mail her at ombudsman@washpost.com or call 202-334-7582.

Guess I posted this a bit too soon and could'a made a few bucks - er' shekels - at the WaPo: "Israel Dismantles; World's Problem's End"

If you bloggers post about this, please trackback or comment here, so we over at the secret WJIC (World Jewish-Israeli Conspiracy) can keep up with the luv.

UPDATE: Hey, Richard? Whassup' with that prayer your people always mumble... something, something about some guy named "Al Minim?" Readers - any ideas?

James Taranto at the Wall Street Journal "replies:"

"Some have criticized Israel for not responding proportionately to the attacks, but we'd counsel patience. After all, the Israelis aren't done yet."

UPDATE: Carl over at Israel Matzav has the ultimate in annotated, nuanced, "Fisking" throwdowns... It's long, but hey, Jerusalem wasn't built in a day, Mr. Co-hen...

Senior Israeli advisor: IDF actions against Hizbullah a 'harbinger of larger war against axis of evil' (Exclusive Video)

Prime Minister's Office Sr. Advisor to fmr. PM Ariel Sharon, Dr. Raanan Gissin believes that the IDF operations against Hizbullah, are but a "harbinger of a larger war against the axis of evil," including "Iran, Syria, Hamas and Islamic Jihad." (Exclusive Video)

JerusalemOnline news update: 00:00, July 17th (Video - Channel 2 TV)


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