Tag Archives: liberty

Biometric Passports: A Question of Liberty: By Moshe Feiglin

This picture above was taken last week. Israeli citizens returning home after a tiring flight are allotted one passport check counter as they enter the country. (Visitors to Israel are allotted five).
“Register for a biometric passport,” explain the airport workers.
In […]

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Should Israel Legalize Gambling? By Moshe Feiglin

Should the State of Israel legalize gambling? Should it allow the proposed construction of casinos in Eilat? The question should really be, by what right does the State prohibit gambling?
For some people, the State is the great purifier. If the […]

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Liberty’s Creeping Erosion: By Moshe Feiglin

The new law giving police the authority to conduct a body search on anyone they deem suspicion passed the Knesset this week.
Now, they will be allowed to biometrically mark us.
They will be allowed to frisk us because they don’t like […]

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Service of G-d or Bondage to Man? A Torah Thought for Parashat Yitro by Moshe Feiglin

“I am Hashem your G-d Who took you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.”
(From this week’s Torah portion, Yitro, Exodus 20:2)
Values always come on a ladder. They have no significance if they are not set […]

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Big Brother Makes Aliyah: By Moshe Feiglin

The Free Mandatory Education Law has just been broadened by the Knesset and from the next school year will include children from the age of three(!)
The direction is clear. Instead of keeping out of every facet of our lives – […]

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Moshe Feiglin on Administrative Detention: A Country Should Never Deny Liberty of Citizens

“Administrative detention, which the cabinet approved for use this week against Jews suspected of nationalist activities, is bad. Very bad,” said Moshe Feiglin.  “The identity of the detainees doesn’t matter. A country should never deny the liberties of its citizens or of […]

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Israel’s Message of Liberty: By Moshe Feiglin

13 Nissan, 5767
Liberty means taking responsibility for your fate. Slavery means depositing your fate in the hands of others. In other words, the more that other people control your fate, the less liberty you enjoy. In order to be free, […]

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Moshe Feiglin’s Bar Ilan Speech: My Plan for Israel’s Future

MK Moshe Feiglin made this speech at Bar Ilan University on Sunday, 22 Kislev/December 14, ’14. 
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Dear Friends,
It is no coincidence that I have chosen the Bar Ilan University as the venue at which to present my political platform.
In all the […]

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Moshe Feiglin: Relax Firearm Licensing to Foster More Armed Civilians

“Firearms must be  in the hands of civilians  – not in the hands of the murderers,” said MK Moshe Feiglin after Tuesday’s terror attack.
“This past summer, I battled in the Knesset Interior Committee against Internal Security Minister Aharonovitz’s  plan to […]

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Open the Market to Competition: By Moshe Feiglin

Last week, I proposed a bill in the Knesset to institute online ridesharing as an option for commuters. Currently, it is illegal in Israel for drivers who are not certified for public transportation to take passengers in their vehicles for […]

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