Jerusalem News (21 November, 2012. 7 Kislev, 5773)
1. Obama is bad for US business.
We recently spke with the owner of a small business in the USA. He installs computerized security doors and security systems.
He reports that the election of Obama has exacerbated an already somewhat depressed business climate.
Because of Obama people are afraid to spend money. They are hesitant about incurring expenses lest their money be needed in case of emergency.
Obama is perceived as liable to cause such an emergency.
Regardless of personal ideology the objective fact is that without really doing anything Obama is already helping in a negative direction.
IDF soldiers dance and sing
As the IDF continues to gather reservists in preparation for a possible ground operation in Gaza, the Israeli soldiers training and preparing in southern Israel are keeping up full of motivation and faith despite the long wait before they may or may not receive the command to enter Gaza.
In the following video the soldiers are seen dancing and singing a verse from the book of Psalms 115:9: Israel, trust in G-d! He is their help and their shield!, the song then continues and the soldiers shout out with excitement, "We are believers, children of believers, and we have no one to rely on, other then our father in heaven!"
In the same spirit of faith and prayer the soldiers then continue to sing a song of Hanukah, the festival which will be marked at then end of this Hebrew month. The soldiers sing, thanking G-d, for all the "miracles, the redemption, the mighty deeds, for saving us, and for the wars which you waged for our ancestors in ancient days at in our days."
3. French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, says Iran is Responsible For Situation in Gaza.
ran bears a "heavy responsibility" in conflicts in the Middle
East, especially in Gaza, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said
Wednesday [21 Nov.].
Speaking specifically of Gaza, where a week of violence has claimed more
than 140 lives, Fabius said: "There are long-range weapons up to 75
kilometers (45 miles) and these are Iranian weapons. Iran bears a heavy
"One finds Iran in Lebanon, in Syria, in Iraq, in Gaza and each time with
very negative intentions," he told France Culture radio.
"The orientation of the Iranian government is extremely dangerous for world
peace," he added.
SourceAgence France Presse