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Posts Tagged: Menachem Begin

November 23, 2017 1:51 pm
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Sadat and Begin: The Peacemakers

It has been 38 years since the signing of the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty, most famously evoked by the three-way handshake on the White House lawn that...

November 1, 2017 4:05 pm
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‘Revisionist’ New York Times Suddenly Discovers New Love for Jabotinsky, Begin

The New York Times runs a truly overheated and ridiculous “Memo From Jerusalem” by Isabel Kershner under the headline “Is the End of Israeli Democracy...

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...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Iran Pressures Europe to Speed Up Plans to Save Nuclear Deal

Major powers and Iran agreed on Friday to move quickly to offset the US pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington's renewed sanctions, with Tehran pressuring Europe to come up with a...

Israel

Amid Rising Tensions With Turkey, Israeli Politicians Push for Recognition ...

Amid rising tensions with Turkey this week, Israeli leaders have increased calls for the Jewish state to formally recognize the...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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