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 »
“Children Are Not Cannon Fodder” “I’ve just watched a video that shook me to the core of my being. In just a few seconds, it shows why our conflict persists. “A Palestinian father holds up his 4-year-old son. He pleads with Israeli border police to kill his own child. He shouts, ‘Shoot this little boy!’Continue Reading »
Global leaders are coming into agreement with a French proposal to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. The proposal is based on the adoption of a 10-point initiative, authored by Saudi Arabia in 2002, which calls “for an Israeli withdrawal from all of the West Bank [Judea and Samaria], Gaza Strip and eastContinue Reading »
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) is a global movement that has been gaining strength on college campuses and within some mainline denominations of the Church. BDS, by virtue of its call for an economic boycott of products made in Israel, is seen by some as a nonviolent means to bring pressure to bear on IsraelContinue Reading »
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