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What sort of government are Lapid and Bennett forming?


The storm of controversy now engulfing Israel revolves around one question. What sort of government do Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett intend to swear in? According to Lapid, Bennett and their media chorus, Israel is about to get a “unity government.” Once it is formed, all will be sweetness and light. The political fights that have afflicted us will fade…

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The Price of Friendship with Biden’s Washington


In a week of unprecedented political upheaval, it’s hard to pay attention to anything other than what is before our face. As Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked’s voters watch in shock as they betray every single thing that they claimed to stand for and form a government that gives unprecedented powers not only to post-Zionist parties but to the anti-Zionist…

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The Strategic Consequences of Bennett’s Megalomania


There is little point at this stage of the game to mention the depths of moral depravity and treachery into which Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked have descended. Now, as the two self-proclaimed “leaders” of the ideological Right defect from the nationalist camp and form a leftist government supported by pro-Hamas Arab parties, the time has come to discuss the…

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Dark Clouds: Google, Amazon, Israel and the New America


America is changing before our eyes. But the Finance Ministry apparently hasn’t paid it any mind. Last week, the head of procurement at the Finance Ministry’s General Accountant’s Office formally announced that Amazon (AWS) and Google won the government tender to provide cloud services to the government as Israel moves forward with the first phase of the Nimbus Project. Tender…

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Hady Amr’s Middle East


It appears that under President Joe Biden, the United States is fine with Hamas, despite the fact that it is a terrorist organization. During his media appearance with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Tuesday, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken indicated that rebuilding Hamas-controlled Gaza in the wake of Hamas’ latest assault on Israel is the most pressing issue on the agenda. Although Biden said last Thursday that relief efforts…

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How will we know who won the war?


Maybe one day, we will discover that the impetus for Hamas’s newest onslaught against Israel wasn’t the pending Supreme Court decision about whether or not to respect the property rights of Jewish landlords in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem. Maybe we’ll discover that Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ efforts to deflect Palestinian public opinion away from his decision to…

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Israel’s political pathologies strike the presidential race


It is extremely frustrating for voters from the nationalist camp to watch the political wrangling over the upcoming elections to Israel’s presidency. The president of Israel is elected by members of Knesset and the next president will be elected on June 2. Presently, representatives of the nationalist camp have 65 representatives in the 120-member Knesset. Yet despite their commanding majority,…

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Biden’s Skin-Deep Support for Israel


Until Wednesday, President Joe Biden had maintained a fairly supportive posture towards Israel in the face of the Hamas terror regime in Gaza’s launch of its newest round of war against the Jewish state. In the first week of the new war, Biden’s administration blocked the UN Security Council from adopting anti-Israel statements and resolutions three times. Until Wednesday afternoon…

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Facing the real cause of the long Arab war


The time has come for Israel to stop giving a pass to Arab Jew hatred. In his book From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews, and Israel, the late historian Robert Wistrich documented how before, during and after the Nazi period scholars from the political left disregarded and denied the ideological power anti-Semitism held over the Germans and their…

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What stands behind the new Palestinian war on Israel?


For the past two days, on an hourly basis, the attacks on Israel from Hamas-controlled Gaza and the attacks on Israeli Jews by Israeli Arabs grow worse. What on Sunday was a story limited to Arab violence against Jews and Israeli police in three main focal points in Jerusalem, as well as a few dozen rocket launches against southern Israel…

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