“The chances of war in 2018 are growing… We are ready for war… The next war will be difficult and no simple matter. It will take between days and weeks, but in the end we will win.” —A senior IDF officer addressing military correspondents Rising Tensions in the North “We are facing a new reality—theContinue Reading »
An Inspiration to the World “How unlikely was Israel’s birth; how more unlikely has been her survival. And how confounding, and against the odds, has been her thriving. You have turned the desert into a garden, scarcity into plenty, sickness into health, and you turned hope into a future. “Israel is like a tree thatContinue Reading »
Jerusalem: Capital of Israel “Israel, like all nations, has the right to determine its capital city…It is simple common sense that foreign embassies be located there. In virtually every country in the world, U.S. embassies are located in the host country’s capital city. Israel should be no different…Our actions are intended to help advance theContinue Reading »
Recognizing the Jewish State “We expect everyone who talks about a peace process to recognize the State of Israel and, of course, to recognize a Jewish state. We are not prepared to accept bogus reconciliations in which the Palestinian side apparently reconciles at the expense of our existence. Whoever wants to make such a reconciliation,Continue Reading »
In Africa PM Netanyahu’s purpose in pursuing African relations is to “Dissolve this majority, this giant bloc of 54 African countries that is the basis of the automatic majority against Israel in the UN and international bodies.” —PM Netanyahu speaking with press before leaving for ECOWAS summit in Liberia “I believe in Africa, IContinue Reading »
The Status of Jerusalem “Fifty years ago we returned to the heart of our capital and our country, and 50 years ago we did not conquer—we liberated…With the bravery of our soldiers and with the love of our people, Jerusalem was reunited and so, today, I say to the world with a loud and clearContinue Reading »
A New US Administration “As you know, I had an exceptionally warm meeting with President Trump last month. I want to thank the President for his strong support for Israel…The administration is showing its commitment to Israel by turning those words into policies. You see that reflected, you see that expressed in Ambassador Haley’s standingContinue Reading »
The Soul of the Jewish People “Without Jerusalem, the land of Israel is as a body without a soul.”—Elhanan Leib Lewinsky Hebrew writer and Zionist from Ukraine (1857–1910) “You are shaking… so am I. It is because of Jerusalem, isn’t it? One does not go to Jerusalem, one returns to it. That’s one of itsContinue Reading »
“There is hope in your future,” says the LORD, “that your children shall come back to their own border.” Jeremiah 31:17 The Middle East Is Changing “I’m going to dispel a longstanding myth about me and I think you should brace yourselves. If you read some of the, well the other papers in thisContinue Reading »
Addressing the UN General Assembly “Given its history of hostility towards Israel, does anyone really believe that Israel will let the UN determine our security and our vital national interests? We will not accept any attempt by the UN to dictate terms to Israel. The road to peace runs through Jerusalem and Ramallah, not throughContinue Reading »
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