Category Archives: Democracy and State

Police Leaks: More Dangerous than You Think: By Moshe Feiglin

One day a reporter called and asked me for my response to the police plan to call me in for an investigation on the suspicion of sedition.
“I haven’t heard about it,” I answered the reporter.
“They didn’t notify you?” he asked.
“No.”
There […]

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The Jewish State and its Citizens: Questions and Answers with Moshe Feiglin

Shalom Moshe,
I don’t know if you remember, but about a year ago you met with a group of people who were working on Kibbutz Yahel. I was fascinated by you; particularly because I define myself as a leftist, a Meretz […]

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Voting Rights Question of Identity: By Moshe Feiglin

Israeli students abroad are requesting the right to vote in Israel’s upcoming election. They are absolutely right. There is no reason why a US or Australian citizen can participate in elections in his/her country from any embassy in the world, […]

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Is Israel Jewish and Democratic? By Moshe Feiglin

The Knesset is in an uproar right now over the Jewish State Bill. The bill simply states that Israel is the national home of the Jewish People, while also affording full rights to citizens of other religions. The Left vehemently […]

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Apartheid 101 for John Kerry: By Moshe Feiglin

29 Nissan, 5774/April 29, ‘14
In a ‘private’ conversation, John Kerry unleashed the well-known narrative that dictates that if Israel does not retreat, it will become an apartheid state and suffer the same fate as South Africa. . Kerry even showed deep […]

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Get the Settlers

By Moshe Feiglin
Translated from the Makor Rishon newspaper
Editor’s note: This article was written after a government attempt to destroy the Ramat Gilad neighborhood and the violence that ensued.
It is wrong to throw rocks at IDF soldiers. We must do all […]

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It’s Not About Freedom of Torah Thought

By Moshe Feiglin
Translated from the Makor Rishon newspaper
When the very positive spontaneous protests against the arrest of Rabbis Lior and Yosef gave way to official spin, the initiators of the provocation from the Attorney General’s office likely breathed a sigh […]

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The Surprised and the Amazed

By Moshe Feiglin
Why didn’t Mubarak send in the tanks? Why didn’t Tahrir Square turn into Tiananmen Square? Is the Egyptian regime less cruel than its Chinese counterpart?
How is it that all the dictatorships in the Arab world have suddenly gotten […]

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Judaism and Democracy for Israel

By Moshe Feiglin
One of our ideas was to block Israel’s major Tel-Aviv – Jerusalem highway in the Latrun area. It was summer, 5755 (1995) and the Zo Artzeinu movement that I headed was set to block major roads throughout Israel […]

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Between Conscientious Objection and Anarchy

By Moshe Feiglin
Translated from the Hebrew article on the NRG website
When the recent conscientious objection letter of high school students was publicized, I wrote a press release in support of their right to refuse – even though the conscientious objectors […]

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