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Posts Tagged: Menachem Begin

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...

January 11, 2014 6:47 pm

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...