Tag Archives: Ya’alon

The Soldier Who Fired a Defense Minister: By Moshe Feiglin

“Who lost the elections?” (1996)
“We, the Israelis.”
“And who won?”
“The Jews. The Jews defeated the Israelis”.
(Shimon Peres in an interview after Israel’s 1996 elections)
Peres was wrong. The “Jews” did not exactly win. And the “Israelis” did not lose at all. In […]

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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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Our Sages Have it Right: By Moshe Feiglin

I have a lot of respect for Chief of Staff Eisencott. He projects the image of the regular soldier from Tiberias who plans to work quietly, get down to the root of problems and do what he understands needs to […]

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Moshe Feiglin: Defense Minister Ya’alon Owes Me 4,000NIS

In a Facebook post following the destruction of the Lazar home in Yitzhar by Israeli forces, Moshe Feiglin wrote the following:
DM Ya’alon already owes me 4,000 shekels.
This is the second consecutive month that I have given all of my tithe […]

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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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