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Posts Tagged: Menachem Begin

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...

October 15, 2013 3:03 pm
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Report: Israel, PA Peace Talks Face Implosion Over Jordan Valley Buffer Zone

The current ongoing peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority are in jeopardy, Ma'ariv reported on Tuesday, after the PA scoffed at the idea...

August 19, 2013 10:25 am
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The Jewish-American Buzzword: Continuity

The American Jewish community buzzword is continuity. It's understandable in this great republic, where assimilation approaches 60 percent. Perhaps we can inspire continuity, in part,...

Culture

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

New Biography Asks: ‘What If Rabin Had Lived?’ (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin embodied the qualities of his generation:...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK̵...

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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