Tag archive for ‘Yitzhak Herzog’
Uri Avnery On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Uri Avnery: The Cannons of Napoleon

NAPOLEON CAME to a German town and was not welcomed with the traditional artillery salute. Furious, he summoned the mayor and demanded an explanation. The German produced a long scroll of paper and said: “I More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, September 18th, 2015

Uri Avnery: “Don’t Talk Zionism!”

IN THE early 1950s, I published a story by my friend, Miko Almaz. At the time, the new State of Israel was in dire straits, its leaders did not know how to pay for next month’s food. Someone remembered More...

Prime Minister Netanyahu, Opposition Leader Herzog to Address 2015 Jewish Agency Assembly

  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Speaker of the Knesset Yuli (Yoel) Edelstein, Opposition Leader Yitzhak Herzog, Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo Ron Huldai, and Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, June 12th, 2015

Uri Avnery: BDS, the New Enemy

BINYAMIN NETANYAHU was racking his brain. His whole career is based on fear mongering. Since Jews have lived in fear for millennia, it is easy to invoke it. They are addicts. For years now, Netanyahu has More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, March 20th, 2015

Uri Avnery: The Messiah Hasn’t Come and Bibi hasn’t gone

THE MESSIAH HASN’T COME and Bibi hasn’t gone. That’s the sad outcome. Sad, but not the end of the world. As the American saying goes: “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” I More...

Itamar Rabinovich On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Israel’s former ambassador to the US, Itamar Rabinovich: Bibi’s Big Surprise

Binyamin Netanyahu proved the pollsters wrong – not once, but twice. In the weeks and days leading up to Israel’s election, his defeat was widely predicted. Then, in the hours after the vote, exit More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Livni Gives Up PM Rotation Deal with Herzog to Insure Netanyahu’s Ousting

  A little over 12 hours before the vote is due to start in Israel, MK Tzipi Livni, co-leader of the Zionist camp, has announced that she will waive the rotation deal with Yitzhak Herzog if it proves to More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, March 13th, 2015

Uri Avnery: For whom to Vote?

ONCE A Soviet citizen went to vote. He was given a sealed envelope and told to put it in the ballot box. “Could I possibly see for whom I am voting?” he asked timidly. “Of course not!” More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Uri Avnery: An Expensive Speech

  WINSTON CHURCHILL famously said that democracy is the worst political system, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. Anyone involved with political life knows that More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Uri Avnery: Over Bottled

EVERYBODY KNOWS what the Israeli elections are about. The choice is stark: on the one side, the dream of a Greater Israel “from the sea to the river”, which would in practice be an apartheid state; More...

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