The History of the Jewish Community in Indonesia

The number of the Jews in Indonesia had reached the biggest number around 3,000 people.

It was more than a half century, Shoshana Lehrer left Indonesia. But, she still remember on the country which thousand kilometers away from her current home in the suburb of Haifa, Israel.

She and her family lived in Indonesia as refugee after fleeing from Nazi in Austria in 1938. “Although we had very hard times, I loved to live there. Indonesia is a beautiful place. I really felt like it is my own country,” said the 77 year-old woman to the Jerusalem Post in December last year. Continue reading

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Orchard Operation, Mossad Mission

Mossad has used virus to secretly steal data about Syrian nuclear reactor.

Israeli fighter jet

Ramat David Air Base, south of the port city, of Haifa, Israel, September 5, 2007. Ten pilot was ordered to prepare for emergency exercise with F-15 aircrafts are called “Raam”, means thunder in Hebrew language.

The order issued a few minutes prior to 11.00 pm was a routine. Then, the ten F-15 flew westward to Mediterranean Sea. Three of them were ordered to return home, while the remaining seven continued flying northeast toward the nearby Syrian border. Continue reading

Suicide Bombing After Second Intifada

About 22 suicide bombings were useless because no enemy was killed except the bomber.

Suicide bombing was popular in Palestine since broke second intifada in September 2000. The peak season in 2002 while happened 44 suicide bombings.

Until the present, there were 120 suicide bombings committed by Palestinians. Around 652 have been killed and 2,267 injured. These figures not included suicide bombers must be died. Continue reading

Laila Khalid: “I Never Regret”

Her name had shaken the world. She was the first Palestinian woman who hijacked two aircrafts to protest Israeli occupation against her country. She was Laila Khalid, a member of Popular Front for Liberation Palestine (PFLP).

Her first action committed on 29 August 1969 against a Boeing 707 belongs to Trans World Airlines (TWA) with flight number 840 in route from Rome to Athena. She has forced the pilot to land on international airport in Damascus, Syria, after flew from Haifa, her birth city. After all passengers and crews have got down, Laila and her team blew up the plane. Continue reading