Category Archives: Economy

Samaria or the Sea: By Moshe Feiglin

Yesterday, the Knesset held a special session, with the participation of the PM, on the housing crisis. In my speech, I presented a special report that proves that if the current construction and natural growth trends continue, the land reserved […]

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Samaria or the Sea

By Moshe Feiglin
Translated from the Makor Rishon newspaper
Yesterday,the Knesset held a special session, with the participation of the PM, on the housing crisis. In my speech, I presented a special report that proves that if the current construction and natural […]

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So Where’s the Money?

By Moshe Feiglin
Translated from Makor Rishon
Finance Minister Yair Lapid asked, “Where’s the money?” The answer is that it is in the defense budget, the Israel Lands Authority and the printing presses of the Israel Bank.
The largest slice of Israel’s budget […]

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Capitalism at the Tipping Point

By Moshe Feiglin
Translated from the NRG website
There is a strong feeling in Israel that the State has become wealthier but the people have become poorer. This is due to the fact that the means for productivity are concentrated in the […]

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Equality, Liberty and Jewish Economics

By Moshe Feiglin
The State of Israel is up in arms and everyone is protesting: Doctors, anarchists, homeless, renters who would like to be home-owners, parents, teachers, taxi drivers and more. Some of the protests are real, some are fake, some […]

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A Jewish Solution to Israel’s Housing Crisis

By Moshe Feiglin
Who caused Israel’s housing shortage?
The Left.
That sounds demagogic, but let me explain:
The State of Israel’s control of most of Israel’s land is the result of ideology. Since the Second Aliyah, the Zionist movement – followed by the State […]

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The Cottage Cheese Coup

By Moshe Feiglin
Translated from the NRG website
Editor’s note: The price of a small cup of cottage cheese in Israel has recently risen in Israel to a whopping 8.00 NIS, triggering a Facebook-driven public boycott of the cheese.
The temporary solution for […]

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Economic and National Liberty

By Moshe Feiglin
The Shishinski Report is another chapter in the never-ending struggle between socialism and capitalism. Is it permissible for a state to appropriate profits (in this case, from a natural gas discovery) that it deems unreasonable, to renege on […]

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Thou Shall Not Steal: Not Even from Rich Oil Tycoons

By Moshe Feiglin
Translated from Ma’ariv’s NRG website
Editor’s note: A number of months ago, the Noble Gas Company discovered vast stores of natural gas in Israel’s territorial waters. According to a prior agreement with the Israeli government, the royalties from the […]

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Jewish Banking

By Moshe Feiglin
Translated from the article in Israel’s NRG website
Last week it was announced that Israel’s Bank Hapoalim surprised all the analysts and posted a quarterly net profit of 513 million shekels. In other words, half a billion shekels plus […]

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