Israel and the demise of the global village


In the face of the steeply rising number of coronavirus patients and the breakneck speed of political changes in Israel, few people have stopped to notice that the world we have grown accustomed to living in for the past generation is falling apart. The global village is collapsing under the weight of the pandemic. How Israel deals with this dramatic…

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Online lecture on the causes of Israel’s political chaos


Earlier today I gave a web lecture to the Tikvah Fund on the rise of the anti-Zionist Joint Arab list and the tribalization of Israeli politics. Enjoy and share. Tikvah Live with Caroline Glick: The New Arab Bloc and the Future of Israeli Sovereignty Two things seem clear from the recent series of elections in Israel: the anti-Zionist Joint Arab…

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Benny Gantz and the pyromaniacal cockpit


If Blue and White Party leader MK Benny Gantz forms a minority government with Avigdor Liberman’s Israel Beitenu Party and the Labor-Meretz party, based on the outside support of the Joint Arab List, Gantz’s success will torpedo Israel’s relations with the United States. This week, a senior official who was present during Gantz’s meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in…

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What happened to the Israeli Left?


MK Ofer Shelah from the Blue and White party is the architect of his party’s current efforts to form a government with the support of Joint Arab List. If Shelah succeeds, he will have formed a radical, post-Zionist minority government entirely dependent on 15 Arab lawmakers, who reject Israel’s right to exist, just to stay afloat. As Shelah blazed forward…

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Panel on Israel’s borders at CPAC


Last week I was honored to speak on the main stage at CPAC along with Gov. Scott Walker, Cong. Lee Zeldin and Yishai Fleischer about what Israel’s map ought to look like. Here is the video of our presentation.

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Democrats and anti-democrats


The day after Israel’s latest Knesset elections, Democrats in fourteen states in the US voted in Super Tuesday. This year’s Democratic presidential primaries pit the party establishment, represented by former Vice President Joe Biden against the party’s activist base comprising revolutionary socialists led by Senator Bernie Sanders. Their fight casts in stark relief the dismal state of both the Israeli…

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Gaza, elections and the Corbynization of the Democratic Party


The hundred rockets and missiles that Gazan terrorists launched into Israel this week served as yet another reminder that we have an account to manage with Gaza. “Manage,” not “settle,” because we lack the opportunity to settle our score with Gaza. There is not today, and for the foreseeable future, there will not be any regime in Gaza that will…

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The massive – but reversible – defeats of Iran and Turkey


With our attention focused on other things – Israel’s elections, the legal fraternity’s aggressive lawfare against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump’s peace plan, to name just a few – profound strategic shifts have upended the strategic balance in the Middle East. Israel’s two most formidable adversaries – Iran and Turkey – both came up short in their quests…

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Build Bibi Build!


The UN Human Rights Council’s release Wednesday of its blacklist of companies with financial ties and business relations with Israeli Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria is a reminder of Israel’s vulnerability and the vulnerability of Jews worldwide. The vile, bigoted list, which singles out for boycott firms that do legitimate business with law-abiding Israelis just because they are Jews is yet…

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Israeli sovereignty and the fate of the Trump plan


On Wednesday morning, NeverTrump propagandist Bill Kristol told his MSNBC audience that Democratic chances of victory over US President Donald Trump will rise if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is defeated in Israel’s elections on March 2. Along the same lines, if Netanyahu fails to apply Israeli sovereignty to the Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria before the election, not only…

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