Several flaws in MK Smotrich’s otherwise bold proposal will prevent it from achieving its long-term strategic goal: Sustainable Jewish sovereignty over the entire Land of Israel
While Israel has been “managing the conflict”, its non-state adversaries have been enhancing their capabilities so dramatically that they now a grave strategic threat
The Palestinian population is not some hapless victim of the terror groups but the very crucible from which they emerged
Given the resistance to removing hundreds of thousands of Jews from their ancient homeland in Judea-Samaria, an egregious idea is emerging: Instead of evacuation, abandonment
New calls for unilateral withdrawal are both pernicious—because of the calamitous consequences it will precipitate—and puerile—because of the naïve hope that it will not
By rigorous process of elimination, we are left with the Humanitarian Paradigm, as the only possible policy prescription able to adequately address the imperatives needed to preserve Israel as the nation state of Jews.
Only one policy paradigm can sustain Israel as the nation-state of the Jews and prevent it becoming untenable either geographically or demographically—or both
Learn more about today's Middle East in this interview with leading pundit and regular Jewish Press Online contributor, Dr. Martin Sherman.
As a non-observant Jew I was always skeptical towards the claim of my more devout kin-folk that the Temple Mount was the key to the maintenance of Jewish sovereignty over Israel. I was wrong!
After seven decades living under Israeli sovereignty, and over half a century after military rule over the Arab population was abolished, anti-Israel enmity is alive and kicking among Israeli Arabs
Hamas are not burrowing tunnels because Gaza has no port. They are burrowing them despite the fact it does not have one.
Clearly reflecting the impact of the change in Indian policy towards Israel was the chagrin expressed by the Palestinian envoy to New Delhi: “We were shocked…”
It is time for the Israeli Left to come to terms with the existence of “The Other” and the idea that people who think differently to them are just as legitimate as those who look different to them
The real humanitarian solution to the plight of Gaza lies not in its reconstruction, but in its deconstruction
In-depth 2013 study: “Israeli academics have been free to engage in ‘nazification’ of Israel”
Sequel to the dispelling of doubts regarding the feasibility - and morality - of largescale, financially incentivized emigration as the only non-kinetic approach for resolution of the Israel-Palestinian impasse.
Current polls conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research show, regularly and repeatedly between 25-35% of Arab residents of Judea-Samaria and 45-55% in Gaza wish to emigrate permanently.
For fruits of Israeli victory to endure, any post-victory reality must preclude a self-governing Palestinian entity, which would always be subjected to external incitement to fight the Jewish “intruders”
Israel requires a massive strategic public diplomacy offensive to generate the freedom of action required for victory-oriented policy
The Humanitarian Paradigm, advocating funded emigration of Palestinian-Arabs appears the most plausible method for achieving the goals of the Israel Victory Caucus
The launch of Israel Victory Caucus is an initiative that has the potential to be a positive paradigmatic game-changer in the discourse on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Instead of pouring millions into inoperative desalination plants and rusting sewage treatment works, generous financial aid should be given to help Gazans relocate to safer, more secure lives elsewhere
With the Mid-East on the cusp of melt-down, imagine what Isaiah (5:20) would say of proponents of ‘regional integration’: “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness…”
Just as Hezbollah or ISIS/A-Qaeda affiliates may well have deployed on the Golan had Israel withdrawn; so too Hamas/other Jihadi groups may deploy on the highlands of Judea-Samaria if Israel withdraws
Instead of trying to resurrect the decrepit zombie of two-statism in pursuit of bipartisanship, AIPAC would do better to assist in promoting Zionist-compliant alternatives