Obama and the Coming Global Security State

“Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is perse...

Breaking Out of Idolatry

The culture of Egypt had dominated the world, casting its dark and oppressive shadow over all of civilization while abandoning the hope for any ethical or moral progress. Ancient Egyptian philosophy pictured li...

[Podcast] Leaving Our Mental Exile

Daniel Luria and I discuss the mental exile that plagues the leadership in Israel. We touch on security issues and the focus of Ateret Cohanim's work in helping to reclaim stolen Jewish property and the settling of strategic areas in Jerusalem. Daniel and I al...

Iran and the USA: Partnering for Destruction

In the shifting sands of the Middle East, old alliances are crumbling and new ones are forming.  Nowhere do we see the evidence of this in the support the American government is giving Iran over Saudi Arabia in...

Can Russia Be Trusted?

The deconfliction mechanism that had been hailed as a stroke of geopolitical genius from the brain of Bibi Netanyahu seems to be a double edge sword. It is a sour pill that keeps on getting worse.  Especially n...

Iran and Saudi Arabia to the Death

The news on most geopolitical analysts minds is whether Iran will back up their harsh verbal response to Saudi Arabia’s beheading of a Shiite Sheik with something more militaristic. At the end of the day, Iran has a small window of time to put the squeeze on S...
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Liberation is Now

“The King of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, of whom the name of the first was Shifrah and the name of the second was Puah – and he said, ‘When you deliver the Hebrew women, and you see them on the birth sto...

Running from the State

Samuel the Prophet says the following concerning Israel’s demand to have a King (Samuel 1 8:12-16): “This is what the king who will reign over you will claim as his rights: He will take your sons and make them ...

Israel Behind the News [Dec 30, 2015]

China and Israel create a union of tech superpowers China and Israel are partnering on a number of projects that are aimed to help both countries excel in research, both academic and practical. In early January, representatives from large technology comp...
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Israel Behind the News [Dec 29, 2015]

Palestinian organizations call for escalation of 'intifada' It's true, the Israeli government says there is no Intifada, but the Palestinians think otherwise.  If there is an escalation, it will move from kn...
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OPEN THE DOOR AND LET JUSTICE IN

Knock, knock! Who’s there? Erdogan is knocking on Israel’s door. Shock! Surprise!! NOT! Turkey, with debacle after debacle now wants to restore relations with Israel. Oh really? After Erdogan’s military shot do...

Israel Behind the News [Dec 28, 2015]

Saudi Grand Mufti says ISIS are 'Israeli soldiers' The grand Arab infantalism continues. The idea that ISIS is are Israeli soldiers is about as preposterous as the idea that Turkey is not buying ISIS oil. The Arab world has to come to grips with the fact th...

The Quiet Revolution

Darkness feels like it’s everywhere these days.  From ISIS, Iran, and Hezbollah on our borders and the slow motion Palestinian Intifada within, our enemies are literally surrounding us.  Old friends are in disa...
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Israel Behind the News [Dec 27, 2015]

Israel strikes Hezbollah targets in Syria The deconfliction mechanism seems to be in effect as Israel continues to be aloud to attack Hezbollah with impunity. As we have noted before, this serves Russia's in...

These are the Tribes of Israel

“All these are the tribes of Israel – twelve – and this is what their father spoke to them and he blessed them; he blessed each according to his appropriate blessing.” (BEREISHIT 49:28) Just prior to his passing, Yaakov blessed his sons for the final time. ...