By Patricia Adams and Lawrence Solomon | Published by The Epoch Times While Israel may retain control for the foreseeable future, Israel wants no part of Gaza. Its government left Gaza in 2005, taking with it every Jew residing in Gaza and even every Jew buried there. And Israel isn’t alone. Egypt also wants no […]
By Lawrence Solomon | Published by Jewish News Syndicate If Iran’s goal in unleashing Hamas on Israel was scuttling the looming Saudi-Israeli peace deal, as is widely believed, it may have succeeded too well, raising the specter of an immediate backlash so severe as to threaten its grander, long-term plans for regional dominance and Israel’s […]
By Lawrence Solomon | Published by Jewish News Syndicate The mantras that “the U.S.-Israel relationship is rock solid” and “the U.S. has Israel’s back”—so often proclaimed in the breach by both countries—may be wearing thin in Israel. With the U.S. courting Iran while pulling back from its dominant role in the Middle East, China entering […]
Religious political parties in Israel’s governing coalition have faith in free markets.
Does Israel have a greater responsibility to “the international community” than to its own Druze population?
The Israeli left takes its own entitlements for granted while exaggerating the subsidies the haredim receive.
By Lawrence Solomon, first published by Jewish News Syndicate To fulfil their vision of how Israel should conduct its affairs and eventually arrive at a two-state solution, many Western countries actively interfere in Israeli politics. They do so directly through diplomatic channels and indirectly by funding Israeli NGOs that agree with their agenda. Western governments […]
75 years after Israel’s founding, the country is turning increasingly conservative, permanently ending the dominance of the socialist ruling class. By Patricia Adams and Lawrence Solomon, published by The Epoch Times Israel’s left-wing opposition triumphed in March by forcing Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing right-wing coalition to suspend its plans to reform the judicial system. The left […]
Whether the protests against judicial reform succeed or fail, the financial services company will restore Israel’s positive rating.
By Patricia Adams and Lawrence Solomon, published by The Epoch Times While most governments of democracies, and all governments of tyrannies, strive to strip their law-abiding citizens of the right to bear arms, Israel now does the opposite. Get guns, keep them loaded, and be ready to shoot when out in public, it tells its […]