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How Putin Understand the Lapid-Bennett Government


Thursday it was reported that the IDF is planning to change its tactics in Syria and will base its operations against Iranian targets in the area on long-range standoff munitions rather than air strikes. Obviously, the move will downgrade Israel’s operational prowess. The report of Israel’s new policy of restraint followed the big story of the week: Russia’s announcement that…

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In America, Corbyn Won


On July 11, the American Jewish establishment tried to prove that it could fight anti-Semitism and be progressive at the same time. It failed. Outside of Congress that day, dozens of American Jewish groups co-sponsored a rally against the rising tide of Jew hatred in America. The organizers had hoped that tens of thousands of would show up for the…

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The Lapid-Bennett government’s foreign policy “doctrine”


From Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s stunning assault against his predecessor Benjamin Netanyahu at the Knesset, through Foreign Minister Yair Lapid’s trip to Brussels and his speech before the Global Forum on Anti-Semitism, this week the Lapid-Bennett government’s foreign policy doctrine was fully exposed. One of the novel aspects of Bennett and Lapid’s governming arrangements is that there doesn’t appear to…

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Biden is Iran’s Survival Strategy


From one end of Iran to the other, citizens are suffering. The regime is failing the people at all levels. Water shortages are endemic. Power outages are a matter of course. The sick and impoverished, livestock and crops are all dying from lack of water, oxygen and overheating. Petroleum workers are on strike due to starvation-level wages. Wherever one turns…

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The government’s diplomatic collapse


Jordan’s King Abdullah is the newest member of the Iranian axis. On June 27, Abdullah met in Baghdad with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi. The three leaders signed a deal to transport Iraqi oil to Europe through Jordan and Egypt. As Arab affairs scholar Dr. Edy Cohen put it in the Jerusalem Post, “This agreement is…

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U.S. allies face the Revolutionary People’s Army of America


During his Senate confirmation hearing, Defense Secretary General Lloyd Austin gave an ominous description of how he viewed the Pentagon’s mission. He began his statement blandly enough. “The job of the Defense Department is to keep America safe from our enemies,” he said. He immediately added however, “But we can’t do that if some of those enemies live within our…

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Bennett and the Religious Zionist Elite


The biggest media story of the week in Israel was the fall of the town of Evyatar in Samaria. Evyatar is located between three Palestinian villages and two Israeli villages. It was originally settled in 2013, following the murder nearby of Evyatar Borovsky, only to be destroyed by the IDF. It was settled again in May by 50 families in…

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American Anti-Semitism, Israeli Paralysis


It seems that a day doesn’t go by without another report of yet another outrageous attack by leftists against Jews in America. This week, a food truck in Philadelphia was barred from participating in an ethnic street food festival in Philadelphia because it sells Israeli street food and is owned by an Israeli Jew. The lesbian parade in Chicago published…

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New Government, New Threats


The day after Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett formed their government, Biden administration officials threw a diplomatic hand grenade at them. Monday administration officials told reporters “unofficially” that President Joe Biden intends to appoint Hady Amr, his Assistant Secretary of State for Israel and the Palestinians to serve as U.S. Consul General to the Palestinians — in Jerusalem. To deploy…

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How to Understand Naftali Bennett’s New Government


Many of Israel’s supporters are confused by its new government. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is a man of the political Right. His party is called Yamina, which means, “to the right”—as in, to the right of Israel’s main governing party, former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s Likud party. Yet, immediately after Bennett’s government was sworn in Sunday night, leftists held a raucous…

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