Archive: Jan 2016

  Our government is playing games with itself. And losing.   On Wednesday Chaim Levinson reported in Haaretz that for the first time in nearly two years, last week the Civil Administration of Judea and Samaria approved new building plans for a small number of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.   Levinson also reported that last month Jerusalem’s municipal planning and building commission gave final approval to plans to build nearly 900 housing units in the s…
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[caption id="attachment_2684" align="alignnone" width="300"] (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)[/caption]   Under President Barack Obama, the United States has been fundamentally transformed. From the land of the free and the home of the brave, seven years into the Obama presidency, America acts like the land of the overregulated and the home of the risk averse.   In the Middle East, the new America is treacherous, and pathetic. It is despised by its allies and scorned by its enemies.…
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  "I’m proud of him.”   That’s what the father of Dafna Meir’s murderer said when the Palestinian media asked him what he thinks of his cold-blooded son Murad Adais.   On Sunday afternoon, Adais butchered Meir in her home, in front of her children.   Whether Adais Sr. is really happy that his son will rot in prison is less important than the fact that he said what he said to his home crowd.   He knows that his audience thinks his son is a hero. And…
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[caption id="attachment_2681" align="alignnone" width="300"] Getty images[/caption]   Israeli Air Force commanders are reportedly deeply worried about Russia’s military presence in Syria.   When Russian President Vladimir Putin deployed his forces to Syria last year, he claimed that the deployment would be brief. Russian forces were placed in Syria, Putin said, to protect Assad and would leave once he was able to defend himself.   Last week, when the terms of the…
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Here's the subtitled version of Channel 2's investigative show Uvda's expose of the radical left,based on the work of the Ad Kan organization. The report was broadcast last Thursday and Israel hasn't quieted down since...     http:// The true face of Israel's radical "human rights" activists - the full report from Adkan Israel on Vimeo.
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    Over the past several weeks, we have learned that the Obama administration believes it is at war with Israel. The war is not a shooting war, but a political war. Its goal is to bring the government to its knees to the point where Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu loses power or begs Obama and his advisers to shepherd Israel through a “peace process” in which Israel will renounce its rights to Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.   One component of this war is espionag…
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    It is a testament to the precarious state of the world today that in a week that saw North Korea carry out a possible test of a hydrogen bomb, the most frightening statement uttered did not come from Pyongyang.   It came from Pakistan.   Speaking in the military garrison town of Rawalpindi, Pakistani Army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif said that any Iranian threat to Saudi Arabia’s territorial integrity will “wipe Iran off the map.”   Sharif made…
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On January 9, 2016, I gave the keynote address at Beit Orot's annual dinner in New York.   Here's is the video of the speech.   https://youtu.be/TOIKx1lkqk0
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[caption id="attachment_2654" align="alignnone" width="300"] לע"מ[/caption]     Last October, as the Palestinians began their latest round of terrorist war against Israel, lawmakers from the Joint Arab List participated in mass anti-Israel rallies in major Arab towns. One such rally in Nazareth in mid-October attracted some 2,500 participants. After it ended, some demonstrators started throwing rocks at Jews.   The next day, MK Ayman Odeh, who heads the Joint Arab L…
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