Netanyahu is a talented leader with an ideological position that represents the majority of the country. But Netanyahu has become very problematic. He has driven many talented leaders away from the Likud or from leadership positions because he saw them as political rivals. He is mired in corruption scandals and will probably stand trial for some of his actions. Clearly, his left-wing political rivals have manipulated this to their advantage.
Netanyahu has served as Israeli’s prime minister longer than any other person in our short history. He has been at the center of enormous power and has done great things for Israel. But 2 years ago, during the last election campaign, as hatred against him grew, I felt that it was time for him to step down.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 This has been a very political few weeks in Israel and I know many of our friends outside of Israel find it difficult to keep it all straight. So I thought I would try and clarify things a bit. A year ago, there were national elections in Israel and the … Read more
The major story in Israel today is one that affects the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria directly. It is the story of the Ulpana neighborhood in Bet El, a relatively large community in the Benjamin region of Samaria. Many years ago, the community of Bet El purchased land adjacent to the community from a … Read more