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January 28, 2005

Mordechai I. Twersky

Mordechai I. Twersky is a co-founder of IsraCast. His career in journalism has spanned print, radio, television and new media. A native of New York City, Mordechai arrived in Israel in 1998. Most recently, Mordechai hosted the daily "Newsmakers" interview program for Jerusalem Post Radio. Prior to that, he was Editor of Streaming Media for Virtual Jerusalem, where "Newsmakers" first made its internet debut. He has reported for The New York Times; has served as a television broadcast reporter for a number of U.S. cable outlets; and also reported for The Jewish Week in New York City. An alumnus of Yeshiva University in New York City, Mordechai graduated with honors from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in 1997. He is the scion of the 250-year Twersky-Heschel Eastern European rabbinic-Hasidic dynasty tracing its roots to Chernobyl, Ukraine.

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January 28, 2005

THIS WEEK 28-1-05

A Review Of Some Of the Main News Stories In Israel Over The Past Seven Days

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January 26, 2005

SHARON - ABBAS SUMMIT

Senior Israeli and Palestinian officials met in a Jerusalem hotel today to start planning for a summit between Israel’s Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. It was the first political meeting since Sharon suspended all contact with the Palestinians after the Palestinian terror attack, which murdered six Israeli civilians working at the Karni Cargo Terminal on January 15th. Israeli officials have confirmed that the IDF has suspended targeted killings of terrorists except in ticking bomb situations. In another development, Palestinian security forces are also being deployed in the Southern Gaza Strip to prevent terror attacks on Israel.

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January 24, 2005

IRAN GOES NUCLEAR IN 2005

Mossad Director, Meir Dagan presented the intelligence agency's annual assessment to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. The Mossad views Iran's nuclear weapons project as the greatest threat to Israel today. The Mossad chief left no doubt that the ayatollahs in Tehran will wind up with nuclear weapons within a couple of years if they are not forced to halt.

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January 20, 2005

‘GOING THE EXTRA MILE’

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has entered the ‘make or break’ phase. IDF troops and tanks have been ordered ‘on standby’ to silence the mounting Palestinian attacks in and from the Gaza Strip. However, Israel’s security cabinet is taking Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at his word - that he sincerely wants to stop the terrorism and get back to the conference table. Either the new Palestinian leader delivers on his pledge or Israeli officials say the IDF will do what it takes to protect the country’s citizens.

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January 17, 2005

PALESTINIAN BLITZ OF SDEROT

The residents of Sderot say they've had enough and held a general strike to protest Prime Minister Sharon's failure to halt the Palestinian shelling of their town from over the border in the Gaza Strip. Wearing black ribbons they gathered in the town square for prayers. Most of the six Israelis murdered in last Thursday's suicide bombing lived in Sderot which has been continually terrorized by the Qassam rockets and mortars from Gaza.Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas now says he has ordered his security forces to prevent attacks against Israel; Israeli officials say 'We'll watch for results'.

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January 14, 2005

'PRINCE HARRY, THE NAZI'

This is the picture in the British daily, The Sun which made news around the world. Twenty year old Prince Harry, the son of Britain's Heir apparent and the late Princess Diana, decked out in a Nazi uniform at a costume party. Reactions from Dr. Robert Rozett of the Yad Va'shem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem and Jeff Barak, the deputy-editor of the Jewish Chronicle in Britain:

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January 10, 2005

SHARON & ABBAS - THE VICTORS

Israel and the Palestinians are both on the move. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has forged a new Israeli cabinet bound on withdrawing from the Gaza Strip and four West Bank settlements. The Knesset vote was 58 in favor, 56 including 13 Likud rebels against, while 6 MKs abstained. Sharon squeaked through with the help of left wing Yachad, Arab MKs and former Shinui MK Yossi Paritsky. In another surprise vote, UTJ MK Meir Porush abstained. Meanwhile in the Palestinian Autonomy, President-elect Mahmoud Abbas took 62 % of the vote in yesterday’s historic election. Outside the Knesset, 15,000 rightwing demonstrators protested against the withdrawal.

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January 07, 2005

THIS WEEK, A REVIEW OF SOME OF THE MAIN NEWS STORIES IN ISRAEL OVER THE PAST SEVEN DAYS.

On Monday, Prime Minister Sharon presents his new disengagement government for the Knesset’s approval in Jerusalem. But as Sharon’s withdrawal regains momentum, so does resistance raising the specter of civil violence and bloodshed.

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January 06, 2005

Talia Adar

Talia Adar serves as a consultant for IsraCast and oversees the International Relations department.

Talia immigrated to Israel from the U.S. and currently resides in Jerusalem.

Since 1993, Talia has been with the Israeli Police Reserves, working in both the patrol and undercover units. She is currently the Operations Officer for the Civil Guard, Zion Station, Jerusalem Region in a Reservist capacity.

Talia has worked in television, film, and radio production in Los Angeles, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem; and worked at the Jerusalem Post in various capacities for a number of years. She is currently the Director of Operations for Protect - Israeli Security Solutions, and is also involved with the International Intelligence Summit, a not-for-profit organization that brings together intelligence agencies of the free world and the emerging democracies to share ideas in the common war against terror.

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January 06, 2005

Hovav Oppenheim

Hovav Oppenheim is a Graduate of Visual Communications at Israel's prestigious Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Born in Israel, Hovav has worked for more than five years in sound, multimedia production and web design. Since joining Avi Yaffe Jerusalem Recording Studios, Hovav has recorded, edited and digitally mastered interviews and produced multimedia Flash presentations for IsraCast.

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January 05, 2005

Ami Arad

Ami Arad is chief engineer at Avi Yaffe Jerusalem Recording Studios, and sound supervisor at IsraCast. With more than ten years of experience in music recording, post-production and teaching, Ami helps bring IsraCasts high-quality audio broadcasts on the air. Ami is a graduate with honors of both Yoav Gera Sound School Tel-Aviv, and Trebas Institute-Vancouver, Canada, and has a B.A. degree in Musicology from The Hebrew University, Jerusalem,

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January 04, 2005

Yael Yaffe

A native of Jerusalem, Yael is an accomplished graphic designer who studied at the Avni Institute-College for Art and Design in Tel Aviv. She also has taken courses in web design at "Mentor" in Tel Aviv. Yael has worked closely with IsraCast since its inception, creating dynamic graphics and compelling presentations. At Avi Yaffe Jerusalem Recording Studios, where she has worked since 1994, Yael serves as Director of Marketing and Graphic Design. She is responsible for the production and design of the Studio's colorful website, www.aviyaffe.com.

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January 04, 2005

NEW PALESTINIAN & JEWISH TERROR

Shabak Security Chief Avi Dichter presented a grave picture in his semi-annual report to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. Dichter analyzed the current Palestinian escalation in Gaza, new Palestinian terror threats and the threat from Jewish extremists during the upcoming withdrawal from Gaza and four West Bank settlements.

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January 03, 2005

Tomer Yaffe

Tomer Yaffe serves as a scientific adviser and chief editor of the Science & technology section. A native of Jerusalem, he is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, having studied physics and cognitive science.

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January 02, 2005

Iddo Genuth

Iddo Genuth has a Major in philosophy and cognitive science and an M.A. in philosophy of science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is currently writing his P.H.D. Thesis on the relationship between science and technology under the guidance of Prof. Itamar Pitowsky and Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel. He was formerly a correspondent for several high profile Israeli computer and technology web sites.

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January 02, 2005

ELECTION RHETORIC OR YASSER ARAFAT, REINCARNATED?

Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Presidential front-runner has added to his list of hard-line statement in the run-up to the January 9th election. Abbas says if elected, he will not disarm the terrorists as stipulated in the Roadmap peace proposal and as demanded by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Mahmoud Abbas continues to talk tough in the Palestinian election campaign. Is he paying lip-service to the terrorists in order to get elected, or is he following in the footsteps of Yasser Arafat?

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January 01, 2005

Daffie Konis

Daffie studied biology in the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and will soon start her graduate studies in neuroscience after completing her B.A. in psychology. Working in several laboratories in the Hebrew University, Daffie had also acquired extensive first hand knowledge of the scientific process.

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December 31, 2004

A WEB WITHOUT A WEAVER

Israeli and German scientists have successfully created artificial silk using genetically engineered spider proteins. The new research may lead the way to the development of ultra light bulletproof vests, new surgical threads and micro-conductors, optical fibers and even new types of clothing.

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December 28, 2004

U.S. SENATORS

U.S. Senator Mark Dayton: ‘We've Got To Bring The Iranians To Recognize Their Responsibility For Nuclear Sanity’

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