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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

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Arab League Tells Brazil’s Bolsonaro Israel Embassy Move Could Harm T...

The Arab League has told Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro that moving Brazil's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would be...

Israel

Unknown Egyptian Twitter User Impersonates IDF Chief Rabbi

A top Israeli diplomat revealed on Wednesday that a Twitter account apparently originating in Egypt was impersonating the IDF chief rabbi. Elad Ratson, the director of research & development and special...

Middle East

Turkey Says in Talks With UN About Khashoggi Investigation

Turkey is in talks with the United Nations regarding the investigation into the killing of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. Last week, UN...

December 11, 2018 7:38 am
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