There is no reason the homes should be torn down! Sunday night, at a rally to show support, Naftali Bennett spoke calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to do what he can to save those houses. Hear more on today's Israel Uncensored with Joshua Hasten
"I have clarified to our friends in Washington and our friends in Moscow that we will operate in Syria, including southern Syria, in accordance with our understanding and in accordance with our security needs."
Fewer than 20 people attended Bar-Lev's rally, but the vehemence with which he attacked one of the most common practices of IDF soldiers, religious and secular alike, suggests the gap between right and left in Israel is stretching even wider.
Lowering the threshold would thus could give the rightwing block as many as 70 seats in the next Knesset—it now hovers around 65, and clip one or two Arab seats that would travel back to the Zionist leftwing parties.
The remnants of Israel's left who still command key positions both in government and the military jumped out of their skins at the embarrassing news of an IDF commander who sees himself and his soldiers as the heirs of King David and his victorious armies.
Rebbetzin Henkin reminded Ya'alon of the actual findings of the investigation that followed her loved one's murder, as they were reflected in the court proceeding against the killers – something an expert on Ya'alon's level should be familiar with.
"This industry is funded by millions of shekels from the defense budget (e.g. policemen) and its operation on Shabbat forces the entire Jewish people to participate in the desecration of the Shabbat, and this to us is unacceptable."
"I know that all these involve endless work, after-school and into the night. And for that, I give thanks and appreciation in my name and in the name of Israeli society," Education Minister told Israeli teachers.
In an Arab school in Israel, students engaged in simulating a security court, where children dressed up as Arab terrorist prisoners recited anti-Zionist poetry while their friends, dressed as Israeli security forces, looked on.
Apparently there is a conference planned for Habayit Hayehudi in September, where Rosen wanted to lead the forum on technology and halakha – but was refused because of his jittery track record of slamming doors behind his back every few months.