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Posts Tagged: Menachem Begin

November 23, 2017 1:51 pm

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


TV Host Mario Lopez Visits Western Wall in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Television host and actor Mario Lopez toured Israel this week and stopped by...

George Clooney to Narrate New Shimon Peres Documentary

Actor George Clooney will narrate a new documentary about late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Variety reported on Tuesday. “Never Stop Dreaming:...

Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations...


What Israel’s Gun Policies Can Teach Americans - As American society has become more polarized in recent years, the debate over gun control has reflected this reality,...

Infighting, Diplomatic Struggles Leave Palestinians in Crisis - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is not having much success lately. Tensions within his own Fatah movement and with Hamas in...


Tel Aviv University to Research ‘Digital Living’ With Stanford ...

Tel Aviv University (TAU) announced the launch of a collaborative initiative with the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University...


Tel Aviv Court Judge Accused of Colluding in Bezeq Case Is Officially Suspe... - Tel Aviv Magistrate Court Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz has been suspended by Supreme Court President Esther Hayut on Thursday, pending...

Middle East

US Charges, Sanctions Iranians for Global Cyber Attacks on Behalf of Tehran...

The United States on Friday charged and sanctioned nine Iranians and an Iranian company for attempting to hack into hundreds of universities...