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Welcome to the next big Israeli sovereignty story – which on Wednesday morning is expected to take place in Hebron. The Hebron brigade commander...
In 2014, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then-Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon rejected the same plan outright.
The inherent philosophy of the Iron Dome anti-missile system matches Ya'alon's inherent philosophy of risking life and treasure not to defeat and eliminate, but to catch and release the enemy.
Israelis would be more willing to forgive the PM for smoking thousand-dollar gift cigars than for losing the creative edge of the defense apparatus.
To sum up: cynicism is a common trait among politicians, but cynicism while your own hands are stained with the blood of your victim… that's special.
The mixed battalions will be relocated to their own boot camp base, apart from the rest of the infantry's training facilities.
Channel 10's latest accusations against PM Netanyahu have created a political storm.
"The court will rule on the severity of his action," says the subheadline on the cover, "but there's no doubt that the single bullet he shot at the terrorist ignited the stormiest debate in Israel's society this year."
Netanyahu played down "all kinds of background noise and disinformation about the agreement."
Did Netanyahu sign the MOU in return for an Obama promise to leave him alone between Nov. 9 and January 17?
The loud and clear statement from the Defense Minister that he will back his soldiers rather than sic lawyers at them will likely go a long way to improve IDF morale.
It could mean those PA folks would be stuck without their Internet connection and the world would be spared many gigabytes of incitement.
Ah, police harassment, that unique combination of abuse of power and contempt for civilians.
Liberman decided to ignore Vice Counsel on Legislation Affairs Dina Zilber's opinion, which is almost unheard of in Israeli governmental politics.
Israeli leaders responded fiercely to the lies hurled from the European Union podium by Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas.
"The Major General sleeps well with his children in his home while my son is being thrown out to the street. We cannot accept this."