Category: Israel Hayom

Rebuffing the haredi attack on hesder yeshivot

Feb 28, 2014

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Haredi politicians are impudently, hypocritically and vengefully stoking negative stories about the hesder program.

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Abbas’ insolence; American silence

Feb 21, 2014

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Secretary Kerry has had nothing to say about Palestinian political culture that remains violent, anti-democratic, and wedded to historical lies. And so you know that no failure of the peace process will ever be pinned on the recalcitrant and defiant Palestinian Authority.

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The big boycott bluff

Feb 14, 2014

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Left and Right – are doing Israel a disservice by inflating the boycott bogeyman. Israel should be given the freedom to make diplomatic-security decisions free of false threats and without having to mollify feverish forecasters.

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Casual lies

Feb 13, 2014

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European Parliament President Martin Schulz gave us a classic example of the bias in EU behavior regarding Israel: Lapping up unsubstantiated Palestinian accusations against Israel and churning them out without judicious review or reflection.

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The Helmsley impact

Feb 12, 2014

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Sandy Frankel of the Helmsley Trust is an accidental philanthropist with a well-developed approach to giving. He seeks to invest in Israel’s strength and scientific progress, without boycotting or dictating.

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Livni’s boycott bogeyman

Feb 7, 2014

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The menace of BDS is being deliberately overstated. It is largely an artificial threat manufactured by the Israeli Left, and echoed by Kerry. Israel’s Left is deliberately prophesying doom and gloom to scare the Israeli public into retreat and withdrawal.

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John Kerry: Not an equal opportunity threatener

Feb 3, 2014

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Kerry has warned Netanyahu that this diplomatic process is Israel’s last chance to save its Jewish and democratic character. Kerry has never once publicly warned Abbas that this process is the last Palestinian chance to gain recognized statehood.

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The Second Coming of Shimon Peres

Jan 31, 2014

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Shimon Peres plans to come roaring back into Israeli politics this summer (when his term as president ends), as the country’s shadow prime minister, to press Netanyahu on the Palestinian issue and to “save” Israel – as only he can. I say that President Peres should bow out gracefully.

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The Impatient Israeli Political Left

Jan 28, 2014

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Israel should reject Amos Yadlin’s desperate, perilous and illogical proposals for unilateral withdrawal — which only teach the Palestinians not to compromise on any issue. Unilateral Israeli withdrawals won’t bring security or peace.

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Harper’s Vital Validation

Jan 24, 2014

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The Canadian Prime Minister validated the legitimacy of Israel’s struggle in its own mind, and challenged the world not to be complicit in the assault on Israel.

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