Fighting antisemitism should not be Israel’s primary concern

August 23, 2021 by  

Antisemitism is a phenomenon at least two thousand years old. Read more

Israel’s protracted political crisis harms national security

April 19, 2021 by  

Israel’s March 2021 election (its fourth election within two years!) again failed to yield a clear result. Read more

The true Rabin legacy could be the basis of a national consensus

November 2, 2020 by  

Twenty-five years after Yitzhak Rabin’s murder and still, the debate about his legacy heats up every year as the date of his memorial ceremony approaches. Read more

Apply sovereignty to the Jordan Valley, now

July 1, 2020 by  

The Jordan Valley is of great security value to Israel. Most military experts agree that it constitutes Israel’s only defensible eastern border. Read more

The security border Israelis want

May 15, 2020 by  

In his talks during his visit to Israel, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will certainly have been discussing the application of Israeli sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria as part of the Trump peace plan. Read more

Northern Syria and Israel

November 6, 2019 by  

The situation in northern Syria following the American withdrawal is still unfolding, and the possible outcomes are not fully clear. For Israel, the emerging picture is not a strategic disaster, but more of a mixed bag. Read more

Beyond the chorus of indignation

October 20, 2019 by  

The decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw American soldiers stationed in northeastern Syria from the Turkish border has been met across the board by a chorus of moral indignation. It has been termed “a betrayal of the Kurds” or an “abandonment of allies.” Read more

No reason to fear PA economic collapse

May 5, 2019 by  

The Palestinian Authority is refusing to accept any funds transferred from Israel because Israel has begun deducting the value of stipends the PA pays to terrorists and their families, commonly known as “pay for slay.” Read more

Israel’s presence on the Golan Heights: a strategic necessity

April 12, 2019 by  

Israel has ruled the Golan Heights since it was attacked by Syria in June 1967. Read more

Will Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ lead to change?

April 5, 2019 by  

Since the 1993 Oslo accords, there have been many attempts to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read more

Trump’s plan is opportunity to change paradigm

March 3, 2019 by  

There are clear signs that the Trump administration’s “deal of the century” – the plan to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – is in its last stages of formulation, and will be submitted to the quarrelling parties after Israel’s elections and the formation of a new government. Read more

Challenges of the new IDF Chief of Staff

January 21, 2019 by  

The most important role of any IDF chief of staff, including Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, is to prepare the army for the next war…writes Efraim Inbar. Read more

In the Middle East, you win with fear

November 14, 2018 by  

The past six months have brought us violent demonstrations along Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip, including cross-border infiltrations, rocket fire and incendiary kites and balloons. This means that a so-called “agreement” or truce is not a viable option. Read more

The demand for sovereignty over Judea and Samaria is a waste of Zionist energy

February 16, 2018 by  

The longing for Jewish sovereignty over the historic homeland of the Jewish people is understandable. Nevertheless, the recent attempt to pass a law declaring Israeli sovereignty over the settlements in Judea and Samaria is useless. Read more