This latest dictatorial move by the PA should tell the world the current readiness of the Palestinian leadership for statehood, and what such statehood would look like. It would resemble its brutal Arab neighbors.
Why should the Rabbinate be involved in conversion? Because of the Law of Return, the foundation upon which the State was established. It is impossible to circumvent the interface between the determination of religion by an official religious body and Israeli citizenship
Hamas are not burrowing tunnels because Gaza has no port. They are burrowing them despite the fact it does not have one.
“Your problem,” I said to to the Arab MK, “is that the Israeli Left has convinced you that this is not a Jewish state, but rather a state of all its citizens. And then in your naiveté, you were convinced that this is a state with no identity..."
Non-Orthodox denominations seem to have declared war on the status quo at a suspiciously convenient moment, their uproar coming at a time of declining identification with Judaism and Israel throughout their ranks.
I say, go back to America and your Reform platform. The Western Wall is not your personal laboratory for liberal social experimentation
As Minister Bennett explained, "The bill is a way to prevent a future situation in which a temporary majority such as existed under Olmert or Barak would bring about the division of Jerusalem, the heart of the Jewish Nation." Is this threat not reason enough to support the bill?
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…”
The slippery slope of government micromanaging lives inevitably leads to tragedy and oppression
In Abbas's worldview, Jews had no love or attachment to the Holy Land. They were content with where they lived; they had no connection to Palestine.
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
Claims of sinister Jewish control of governments used to come from the extreme Right and the extreme Left. Now they seem to be coming from the mainstream Left as well, viciously attacking Trump and Kushner
If the protection money paid to Gaza--to the tune of 1billion NIS annually--does not prevent Jewish fatalities – which have increased 5x since the Oslo peace accords broke out and Israel retreated from Gaza – why does Israel continue to pay these huge sums of money to our sworn enemies?
The real humanitarian solution to the plight of Gaza lies not in its reconstruction, but in its deconstruction
the Six-Day War became the war that military experts cannot logically explain. I call it “The War of Miracles.”
Although Israel continues to face multiple and often intersecting security threats, including terror, its core operational focus should remain on existential perils, especially nuclear attack and nuclear war.
In-depth 2013 study: “Israeli academics have been free to engage in ‘nazification’ of Israel”
Father's Day in "Palestine": Consider the comments of some Palestinian Arabs about their children who murder Israelis. Shepping serious nachas
Jews have lived throughout the holy land for millennia, including all over Judea and Samaria. International laws facilitated the ability of Jews to move back to, and throughout, their homeland.