Shimon Peres symbolized something. He created a language and mentality that have determined the mindset and behavior of Israel and, in great measure, the entire Western world for the last 25 years.
As Jews we differ from "Indigenous peoples" because our conquests of Eretz Yisrael were Divine mandated and that is our sole, and unbeatable, claim to Israel.
Which Peres do we mourn? The dour hawkish Peres, who got it right? Or the internationally-acclaimed dovish Peres, who got it disastrously wrong?
I think ordinary Americans are tired of too many media types and too many elected officials assuring them they have nothing to worry about, when they clearly know they do.
The notion that Jews living in houses they have every legal and moral right to live in proves Obama’s belief of a “permanent occupation of Palestinian land” is false and arguably anti-Semitic
Obama’s UN address was an eloquent concoction of soaring rhetoric & banal platitudes, of statements of the obvious & of the obviously false, delivered with impeccable polish and panache.
Philanthropist and Israel lover Kevin Bermeister: "We are in a generation that can turn Jerusalem into a city of the world, our goal is to preserve Jerusalem as Jewish, united, and large."
The US and UN have no time or interest for Israelis stating simple truths about ethnic cleansing. If you want the world's applause, you'd best be served by denying facts as the Palestinian Arabs do.
Netanyahu is right to excoriate Palestinians demand to purge Jews as ethnic cleansing, but what are the perils entailed in them dropping that demand?
When the Twin Towers collapsed on 9/11, the entire idea of the modern nation-state collapsed to the call of Allah Akbar emanating from the cockpit just a second before the impact that shook the world.
Stunningly, power exerted by the hate-filled propaganda of the Palestinian Authority easily overcame simple historic truths and traditional ties of friendship between Israel and other countries.
Amalek is not some antiquated notion of a long gone brutal enemy. Amalek exists today, as the Torah states, Amalek exists in every generation. The pressing question is evident: Who is Amalek?
Annexation of Judea-Samaria together with its Arab population, will culminate in Lebanonization of Israel and the end of the Zionist dream—as surely as the two-state paradigm it was meant to replace
Both of them, former PM Ehud Barak and present PM Binyamin Netanyahu, are the greatest security catastrophes that Israel has ever known.
Under international law, which also happens to be part of the law of the United States, ALL Palestinian terrorists are hostes humani generis: "Common enemies of humankind."
“The day is fast approaching when the Palestinian Authority we have known for the past 22 years will cease to exist”. Israel must be prepared
Register for a biometric passport? You mean let the government mark you like animals, store your personal information in a database that will be breached? The real issue at stake is personal liberty.
Today, missionary groups operating in Israel are ambitious, clever, and well-organized, and they are aided by religious Jews (for reasons of naiveté, ambition, etc.) who unlocked many doors for them.
By avoiding confrontations in which Israel can win, Israeli governments risk backing the country into a confrontation which it cannot win.