Tag Archives: IDF

Israel is not a Charity Box: By Shmuel Sackett

With Hashem’s help, I am scheduled to return to Israel next week, after a long three week stay in the USA. I must admit that I have enjoyed the kosher Dunkin’ Donuts (maybe a little too much…), the sushi-filled kiddushes […]

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The UN Vote: It’s Not Obama’s Fault: By Shmuel Sackett

In the last few days I have read over 100 emails, Facebook posts and articles that had one common denominator; Obama betrayed Israel in the recent UN vote.
While I am no fan of Obama, I must state – loud and clear – […]

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Bye Bye Bogy: By Moshe Feiglin

The best thing that has resulted from the political storm churning through Israel is the ouster of current Defense Minister Bogy Ya’alon. That was not Netanyahu’s original intent. He wanted to bring the Left into the government, and it is […]

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Confusing the Nazis and their Victims: By Moshe Feiglin

The significance of the remarks that Deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan made at the Holocaust Day Ceremony is very clear. There is no other way to understand them:
“The soldier who shot the terrorist in Hebron and those who support […]

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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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Moshe Feiglin: Intelligence Chief Disregards Outcome of Last ‘Diplomatic Process’

“In the absence of a diplomatic process,” said the IDF’s Intelligence Corps Chief on Monday, “the current wave of terror will intensify.”
“All the Intelligence Chief forgot to add,” said Moshe Feiglin,  “was that since the Oslo diplomatic process, when Israel […]

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Moshe Feiglin: Moral Equivalence Between Terrorists and IDF Soldiers Promotes More Murders

During an interview on Sunday, popular radio broadcaster Razy Barkai said that the mother of a Hamas terrorist who is eliminated is just as much a bereaved mother as the mother of a fallen soldier. “Barkai   is not mistaken,” Moshe […]

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Moshe Feiglin: Chief of Staff Eisencot on Right Track

Moshe Feiglin wrote on Thursday that he is pleasantly surprised with IDF Chief of Staff Eisencot’s proposals for revamping the army. “It seems that the facts that motivated me to establish the Professional Army Caucus in the Knesset are very […]

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Moshe Feiglin: Looker Report Suggestions Bring Israel Closer to Volunteer Army

“The military brass outcry over the Looker Report, charged with finding ways to make the IDF more efficient, leaves no doubt as to the importance of the Report,” said Moshe Feiglin. “While I do not agree with all the Report’s […]

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My Third Shabbat with Lone Soldiers: By Shmuel Sackett

In the past few months, I have spent 3 Shabbatot with Israeli lone soldiers. For those who may not be familiar with this term, a “lone soldier” is defined as one whose parents live outside of Israel. These guys – […]

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