Israel Does Not Need Anyone’s Permission to Exist

- Posted in Israel & the World
This November, Iraq is hosting a celebration to honor 90 years since the British gave it independence. Iraq will be joined by Jordan, which will mark 76 years since the British Mandate for Transjordan ended. In attendance at these ceremonies will be United Nations officials. A keynote speech will   read more ...

A People Cannot Be Called ‘Settlers’ in Their Own Ancestral Homeland

- Posted in Israel and the Land
When did it become accepted that a delusional peace between Israel and the predominately Muslim Arabs, those who call themselves Palestinians, requires Israel to give away it’s very own Biblical birthright in the Jewish heartland of Judea and Samaria (the so-called 'West Bank')? When did the Oslo   read more ...

When Hamas Seizes Power in the West Bank, How Will the Two-State Solution Survive?

- Posted in Israel's Security
Those who blithely advocate a “two-state solution” between Israel and the Palestinians invariably avoid addressing many seemingly intractable obstacles facing such a resolution to the conflict. The facts that current Palestinian dictatorships are harshly authoritarian and corrupt—and their   read more ...

Israel Needs to Promote Its Vision, Not the Palestinian One

- Posted in Israel and the Land
The following was among a collection of essays produced for and distributed at the Knesset Israel Victory Caucus on May 16. Translated from Hebrew. Imagine a post-modern reality in which the concept of truth has been discarded and a "narrative" has replaced a people's history, identity, values, and   read more ...

Buzzwords of Bias

- Posted in Israel's Security
Over the years, states, leaders, international organisations, and the international and Israeli media have developed a tendency to endlessly repeat certain internationally recognisable catchphrases and buzzwords with the aim of dictating and influencing a distinct, partisan political narrative   read more ...

Why the Israel "Occupation" Myth is False - and How to Defeat It Using Actual Facts

- Posted in Israel and the Land
Dear Friend of FLAME: Violent attacks by enemies against Israel exact a high price of blood and lives from the Jewish people. But enemy attacks in the media and by international organizations also exact a high price—in good will, and political and economic support among Israel’s friends and   read more ...

How to Get the World To Hate Israel

- Posted in The West and the Middle East
As part of evaluating the competitive landscape of the popularity of nations, in a process referred to in marketing circles as 'place branding,' Israel, to no one's great surprise, comes up short in brand likeability, ranking last out of 35 nations included in an August 2006 survey conducted by   read more ...

Netiv Ha’avot and Israeli Sovereignty

- Posted in Israel and the Land
Anyone – or almost anyone – who’s heard about the Netiv Ha’avot case is certain that the problem is a localized one that affects only residents of one particular neighborhood, or at the most, residents of Gush Etzion. This being the case, allow me to introduce you to Gush Etzion, and to the   read more ...

"I Support Israel; Let's Divide It"

- Posted in Israel and the Land
There are many people who say they support Israel. And that's great! But for some people it's a blanket statement they proclaim in public speeches and interviews with the media. They place pro-Israel statements on their websites. They may write blog posts or letters to the editor about it. They   read more ...

Israel's Right to the Land

- Posted in Israel and the Land
"For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest." Isaiah 62:1 There are currently a vast number of wars ("international conflicts") being waged in the world today. The number varies according to the source and its definition of "war" and "conflict". The type of   read more ...