Category Archives: Israel and the Nations

When Strategy and Morality Converge: By Moshe Feiglin

As Holocaust Memorial Day approaches, I was thinking about why we, the Jews, criticize the US and Britain for not bombing Auschwitz. The answer is not because they didn’t bomb the death factory. It is because they were flying over […]

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Should Israel Intervene in the War in Syria? By Moshe Feiglin

The right hemisphere of the brain says, “Bury your head in the sand.” After all, the second side in the Syrian conflict would be committing the same atrocities if it only could. We are talking about extremely violent people. Furthermore, […]

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When War Doesn’t End, Peace Doesn’t Begin: By Moshe Feiglin

Israel suffers from a basic inferiority complex. Leaving its Jewish identity behind, it has invented an ‘Israeli’ identity, which is contingent upon the recognition of our Arab neighbors. This foundational flaw channels us into a zero sum game, precisely expressed […]

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Why Did Israel Just Buy the Biggest White Elephant in History? By Moshe Feiglin

If Israel was not the recipient of American aid, would it have spent its own money to equip itself with the US F-35 jets? Clearly not. But yet, that is exactly what happened this week.
 Development on the F35 has not […]

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Should Israel Tell the World to go to Hell? Moshe Feiglin on the Tamar Yonah Show

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Peace with Egypt? Not Really: By Moshe Feiglin

The outstretched hand of Israeli Olympics judo competitor Uri Sasson, left alone in mid-air by his Egyptian opponent, reminds us all of something we have been trying to forget. Really, Israel does not have ‘peace’ with Egypt. Currently, the interest of […]

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Why is Israel Chained to the Diplomatic Process? By Moshe Feiglin

We are used to thinking that the goal of the State of Israel is to achieve peace and that the problems our state faces are security, demographics, Palestinian nationalism, international pressure and economics.
But “peace” cannot be the defined goal of […]

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Only Israel Can Live in Peace with Islam: By Moshe Feiglin

The media reports that the FBI is investigating if the Orlando terrorist belonged to ISIS. But they also reported that minutes before the massacre, the American Islamist terrorist called the police station and pledged his allegiance to ISIS. So what […]

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Israel’s Foreign Policy and Identity: By Moshe Feiglin

Or: What was Netanyahu looking for in the Golan Heights, why did the Russians shoot at an Israeli fighter jet and why can’t Israel formulate a diplomatic/security strategy.
In April 2016, PM Binyamin Netanyahu visited IDF forces on the Golan Heights, […]

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The Subtle War Against Israel: By Moshe Feiglin

The soldier in Hebron shouldn’t have had to pull the trigger and kill the terrorist who had just attempted to murder his comrade. The officers in the area should have done so, and the order should have come from the […]

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