Category Archives: Leadership

Abandonment? Give the Settlers Their Fair Share: By Moshe Feiglin

The share of the settlers in Israel’s security – in blood and money – is greater than that of any other sector in Israel’s population. As is widely known, there are a disproportionately large number of soldiers from the settlements […]

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Divine Sovereignty or no Sovereignty: A Torah Thought for Parshat Mishpatim by Moshe Feiglin

“And six years you shall sow your land and you will gather its produce. And the seventh let it rest and lie fallow. Six days you shall do your work and on the seventh day you shall rest.” (From this […]

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Ya’alon’s Rear-Guard War: By Moshe Feiglin

16 Shvat, 5774
Jan. 17, ‘14
Translated from Makor Rishon
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon is a straight-shooter. To understand last week’s brouhaha over Ya’alon’s private remarks on Secretary of State John Kerry, one must re-read Ya’alon’s book, The Long Short Path. Ya’alon, born […]

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The Banana, the Chimp and Jewish Leadership

By Moshe Feiglin
My friend Ohad Kamin once taught me how to catch a chimpanzee:
Take a barrel and make a fist-sized hole in it. Insert a bunch of bananas. That’s all.
The chimpanzee comes, smells the bananas, sticks his hand into […]

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Two Insights

By Moshe Feiglin

Translated from the article in Makor Rishon
Last week, the headlines in Makor Rishon revealed that in its second term, the Netanyahu government is not building in East Jerusalem –as it lamentably did not do in its […]

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A Few More Words About the Ulpana Hill

By Moshe Feiglin

Those who read my book, Where There Are No Men already know that no real struggle can be conducted by the Yesha Council. We understood that the hard way when we established the Zo Artzeinu movement and […]

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Decision Time

By Moshe Feiglin

Translated from Ma’ariv’s NRG website
How did Netanyahu’s comment on the Ulpana neighborhood that destruction is “a decree that the public cannot tolerate” turn into an Expulsion-like process? It is impossible not to notice the similarity between […]

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The Open Secret

By Moshe Feiglin

Translated from the Makor Rishon newspaper
The simple conclusion from the Right’s failure to pass the Regulation Law this week is that the fateful, strategic decisions are determined by one man: the Prime Minister. The Likud Central […]

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Can We Stop the Peace Train?

By Moshe Feiglin

It is difficult for some to accept the connections being made between Manhigut Yehudit and those who – when push came to shove – voted in favor of the Expulsion from Gush Katif. Both MK Miri Regev, […]

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Afraid of their own Message

By Moshe Feiglin

Translated from the Makor Rishon newspaper
Editor’s note: This article is Moshe Feiglin’s rebuttal to an editorial that appeared in last week’s Makor Rishon newspaper.
At the end of his article “The Feiglin Bang” (Makor Rishon, March 23, ’12), […]

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