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Excerpts From My First Knesset Speech

When, against all odds, we managed to restore the Likud and the national camp to power in 1996, it turned out that the Right really didn't have an alternative to Oslo.

Member of Knesset Moshe Feiglin (Likud).

Member of Knesset Moshe Feiglin (Likud).

Two thousand years later, the pioneers who came to revive the land of Israel felt that this lifeline had become a noose. They had to cut it to feel the earth under their feet. Those tremendous energies sprang forth, giving birth to the state of Israel.

Dear friends, Israeli society has hit an ethical dead end. We can no longer justify our sovereign existence in this land without our Father, our King, whom we had left behind in the exile. We must reconnect to our identity. When we return to ourselves, we will be able to afford full liberty and human rights to our neighbors as well.

I pray that God will give me the strength to connect vision with reality, to restore the state of Israel to itself and its destiny in the service of the nation of Israel and the vision of the prophets, to perfect the world in the Kingdom of Heaven.

About the Author: Moshe Feiglin is the Deputy Speaker of the Knesset and a member of Israel's Security and Defense Committee. He heads the Manhigut Yehudit ("Jewish Leadership") faction of Israel's governing Likud party. He is the founder of Manhigut Yehudit and Zo Artzeinu and the author of two books: "Where There Are No Men" and "War of Dreams." Feiglin served in the IDF as an officer in Combat Engineering and is a veteran of the Lebanon War. He lives in Ginot Shomron with his family.


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5 Responses to “Excerpts From My First Knesset Speech”

  1. Ruth Hirt says:

    Wow! Amen! This is great! Israel, rise up! Back to your highest place, at the feet of YAHWEH ¨!

  2. Ruth Hirt says:

    Wow! Amen! This is great! Israel, rise up! Back to your highest place, at the feet of YAHWEH ¨!

  3. Ruth Hirt says:

    Wow! Amen! This is great! Israel, rise up! Back to your highest place, at the feet of YAHWEH ¨!

  4. Yehuda Cohen says:

    Moshe, as you didn't protest in front of your commander which resulted in a soldier getting shot, so, have you not protested against your commander today, Bibi, for desecrating Rabbis which, IMO, is even a greater hilul HaShem. Time to stand up for the values which you purport to have.

  5. Yehuda Cohen says:

    Moshe, as you didn't protest in front of your commander which resulted in a soldier getting shot, so, have you not protested against your commander today, Bibi, for desecrating Rabbis which, IMO, is even a greater hilul HaShem. Time to stand up for the values which you purport to have.

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