From Menachem Begin’s letter to President Reagan rejecting the president’s peace plan which called...

"What some call the ‘West Bank’, Mr. President, is Judea and Samaria, and this simple historic truth will never change. There are cynics who drive history. They may continue their derision as they wish,...

The False Promise of Iraqi-Israeli Peace

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: No one should be misled by the revelation that several Iraqi delegations visited Israel in 2018 into optimism about Iraqi-Israeli relations. Peace with Iraq remains very far away. Iraq is simply the...

Election fever & other ailments

Israel is currently experiencing an outbreak of measles as a result of irresponsible parents not vaccinating their children against this childhood disease…writes Michael Kuttner. As we transition into a new civil year there will also...

When your child goes to Israel for a gap year

Parents always worry about their children's welfare and certainly when they send their young adult children to an Israel gap year program. Rightly so, although in just about every case, the year passes and the kids...

Israel’s COGAT Problem

After Israel won the 1967 Six Day War, liberating eastern Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip from Jordanian, Syrian and Egyptian occupation, these areas were placed under the authority...

PM Netanyahu’s Speech to the UN General Assembly

(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Thursday, 27 September 2018), addressed the UN General Assembly: "Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, When I spoke here, three years ago, Israel stood alone among...

Justification for slaying Jewish civilians well tolerated by Western world

Introduction PM Netanyahu and many other senior Israeli politicians mourned the slaying of Ari Fuld, a father of 4, outside a shopping center. https://www.facebook.com/Netanyahu/photos/a.10151681566507076/10155849858982076/?type=3&theater Fuld, who lived in Efrat, was killed by a Palestinian-Arab terrorist. Palestinian-Arab terrorism is...

Outrage: From Warsaw to Jerusalem

Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial center for six million Jews  murdered during WWII, has issued a stinging critique of a joint statement by the Israeli and Polish prime ministers that was meant to resolve...

From Israel: The Head Spins

July 6, 2018 I confess, my head is spinning a bit less because of the time with my grandchildren. Had a great tour of Har Hazeitim with two of them this week. But the world goes...

Actual facts about Israel and Gaza

"My mind is made up--don't confuse me with facts." I know that's the way antisocial media works, but it you're interested in facts about the Israel-Gaza situation, read on. If not, well, you can also...