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David Ha'ivri is the director of the Shomron Liaison Office and spokesman for the Shomron Regional Council, the largest regional council, by area, in the State of Israel. Under his leadership, the Liaison Office has pursued groundbreaking work in advocating for the rights of Shomron's Jewish residents and communicating their daily struggles and unique perspectives to domestic and international media. In his varied capacities, Ha'ivri has developed initiatives to strengthen and grow Jewish communities in the Shomron region, with projects ranging from promoting Biblical tourism to economic development and international twinning programs for students and communities. An American by birth, Ha'ivri's family immigrated to Israel in his youth. He studied in Israel's naval academy and served in the country's defense forces. A political commentator, writer, thinker and activist, Ha'ivri has hosted numerous foreign leaders and dignitaries, and is highly sought after as a renowned guest speaker, including before the European Parliament. He routinely comments on background and gives interviews to such international media outlets as the New York Times, CNN, al Jazeera and others. A passionate pro-Israel advocate, Ha'ivri campaigns tirelessly for the security and wellbeing of all Israel's residents from his home in the Jewish settlement of Kfar Tapuach, where he is a husband and father to eight beautiful children. Follow on Twitter @haivri

ARTICLES BY: David Ha'ivri


December 31, 2012 11:39 pm
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Israeli Elections: The Blanket Can Only Cover So Much

Do you know the feeling, on those cold winter nights, when you and your partner mindlessly pull the shared blanket in opposite directions, and a...

July 30, 2012 2:54 pm
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Peace Now: Bad Intentions, Great Results

Recently, Shomron Regional Council head Gershon Mesika awarded a certificate of appreciation to leaders of the ultra left-wing NGO "Peace Now". You might reasonably wonder...

May 10, 2012 2:42 pm
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Privileged to Serve the Nation and Protect Its Land

One of the key issues that almost brought on early elections in Israel is the exemption from the mandatory draft that certain political powers wish...

April 25, 2012 11:32 am
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Apartheid on the Train in Jerusalem?

During my visit to the British Parliament last week, I heard concerns from a number of MP'S that Jerusalem's new light rail system was built...

April 23, 2012 2:06 pm
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Israel’s “Settlement” Activity in the West Bank is the Cause of Anti-British Sentiments in Pakistan

Many leading professional Israel-bashers are so off the wall and obnoxious with their ridiculous claims that at times, it's hard to figure out where to start. Last year in Washington, I debated Hussein...

April 10, 2012 2:00 pm
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Moses Was a Muslim Who Led Palestinian Muslims Out of Egypt. No Joke.

A few years ago, while visiting the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, I had a very disturbing conversation with a member of the Islamic Wakf who was escorting me to...

March 14, 2012 5:05 pm
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Blindfolded: Palestinian Demography

Israelis and Jews around the world are rightly proud of our small country's hard-punching intelligence services. Each month brings new revelations of operational triumphs,...

February 13, 2012 8:15 am
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Peace: Is Jordan an Option?

Nearly 20 years after the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians was initiated at the Madrid Conference, we have seen years of stalemate. Even...

January 26, 2012 2:30 pm
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What About Human Rights – Does Anyone Really Care?

Human Rights are an area of great concern, surely, for all who strive to be politically correct, but they are even more so for regular...

January 19, 2012 10:48 am
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The Israeli/Arab Conflict – Will This Ever End?

A wise but pragmatic Israeli answered this way: "No, this is not going to end in the near future. Israel needs to be prepared...

January 2, 2012 1:39 pm
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Should Israel Offer Assistance To The People Of Syria?

Some months ago, I suggested that Israel offer humanitarian aid to the opposition in Syria. As expected, this idea received mixed responses from both sides....

December 26, 2011 11:05 am
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End the Occupation – Now!

As a result of the 1967 Six Day War, Israel gained control of the Golan, Sinai, Judea and Samaria, and united its holy city and...

November 30, 2011 6:37 pm
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Colonists or Sons of the Land?

Universities and the "Twitterverse" are flooded with anti-Israel propaganda accusing Israel of being an apartheid state that discriminates against Arabs on a racial basis. These...

Culture

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

Senate Armed Services Committee Votes to Continue Security Assistance to Is...

JNS.org - The US Senate Armed Services Committee approved a $750 billion 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Wednesday...

Israel

Wildfires Scorch Swathes of Forests in Central Israel, More Than a Dozen Ho...

Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during...

Middle East

Revolutionary Guards Commander: Iran-US Tension Is a ‘Clash of Wills&...

The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills," a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary...

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