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Posts Tagged: Menachem Begin

July 12, 2017 1:20 pm
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New York Times Demonstrates ‘Ultra-Bad’ Journalism About Israeli Politics

Just days after hurling the adjective “nationalist” at the political party of Israel’s defense minister -- and coming in for criticism from The Algemeiner for...

January 2, 2017 1:07 pm
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History Repeats Itself, From Begin to Netanyahu

The United Nations Security Council resolution -- which stated that Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria, “occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem,” have “no legal validity," and...

June 6, 2016 3:08 am
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What Begin and Jabotinsky Would Have Said About the New Israel Fund

As I watch the work of the New Israel Fund and its grantees, such as Breaking the Silence, I recall the words of the late Israeli Prime Minister...

June 23, 2015 1:20 pm
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Obama Must Understand Jabotinsky to Understand Netanyahu

There they go again. Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren writes a book – and a Wall Street Journal opinion piece – offering...

May 1, 2015 10:28 am
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Alienation Inside and Outside of Israel

Every year when Israel's Independence Day comes round, I always experience delight, pride, and sadness. Delight and pride because after two thousand years of exile, of...

March 20, 2015 10:37 am
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Israeli Elections – Then and Now

The first Israeli election I experienced was in the summer of 1961. I was in Yeshivah in Jerusalem, and heard both Ben Gurion and Begin...

February 8, 2015 8:39 pm
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Obama’s Mistaken Assumptions About Israel and Peace

The American Heritage dictionary defines "victory" as the defeat of an enemy or triumph in a struggle against difficulties. "Peace," on the other hand,...

February 6, 2015 4:30 pm
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What Would Ze’ev Jabotinsky and Menachem Begin Say About Naftali Bennett?

Inevitably, before every Israeli election, there is political maneuvering and jockeying for votes. As an eternal student of Ze'ev Jabotinsky and the Betar movement, I try...

December 4, 2014 8:43 am
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Israeli MKs Must Vote Their Conscience on Jewish State Bill

I am puzzled. Mainstream headlines in Israel and abroad point to an imminent breakup of the Israel coalition government over what has come to be...

August 6, 2014 8:22 pm
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Message to President Obama: Israel is No Banana Republic

This is not the first time in recent history that America and Israel have had strong disagreements. Today, Israel is being criticized for supposedly responding too strongly to constant...

April 20, 2014 10:11 am
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Guardian Blames 1929 Arab Massacre of Jews on ‘Zionist Provocations’

During my youth in Poland, I asked a group of Poles why they felt a need to beat up Jews, and they responded that the...

January 21, 2014 2:16 pm
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George Galloway’s Farcical TV Show Takes Anti-Israel Slander to Unprecedented Level

George Galloway spent an entire episode of his TV show, Sputnik, vilifying former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and the State of Israel. The British...

January 11, 2014 6:47 pm
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Ariel Sharon: The End of the Romance (OBITUARY)

Ariel Sharon was really two men: a brave and inventive army field commander turned politician who was unflappable in war and unscrupulous in peace. Ariel Sharon...

November 11, 2013 1:46 pm
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Belarus Commemorates Former Israeli PM Begin With Statue, Releases Stamps Honoring Zionist Leaders

Former Israeli Prime minister Menachem Begin is being commemorated with a statue in Belarus, the country of his birth, i24 News reported Monday. Begin, born in...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of...

World

Shia Imam in Southern California Restates Belief That Israel ‘Finance...

A prominent Shia Muslim imam in California is sticking defiantly with his allegation that Israel finances and arms ISIS --...

Israel

Israel Expresses Solidarity with Finland After Country’s First Islamic Te...

JNS.org - The Israeli Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Finnish people on Monday, several days after the European nation experienced...

Middle East

Hezbollah Says It Carried Out Drone Attack Against Islamic State on Lebanon...

JNS.org - Hezbollah said it has used a drone to strike an Islamic State position along the Lebanon-Syria border, in a...

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