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In 1999, I established my political party.
It’s impossible always to be with the majority in coalition government, especially when it’s a very complicated coalition.
Israeli Arabs don’t have to go. But if they stay, they have to take an oath of allegiance to Israel as a Jewish Zionist state.
I want the State of Israel to remain a Zionist, Jewish and democratic state. There is nothing ‘far’ or ‘ultra’ about those ideals. I also advocate the creation of a viable Palestinian state.
A final agreement between Israel and the Palestinians has to be based on a program of exchange of territory and populations.
If, God forbid, a war with Iran breaks out, it will be a nightmare. And we will all be in it, including the Persian Gulf countries and Saudi Arabia. No one will remain unscathed.
I’ve always been controversial because I offer new ideas. For me to be controversial, I think this is positive.
It’s impossible to impose peace, only to create it.
The Swedish government needs to understand that relations in the Middle East are more complicated than a piece of furniture from IKEA that you assemble at home.
It is to be regretted when internal considerations determine a counterproductive and irresponsible foreign policy.
I’m a settler, and I live in the Judean desert.
Terrorism attacks Jews, but it targets all countries and Western values. Israel is just an hors d’oeuvre.
I am at peace with all my actions.
Even between the best of friends, mistakes and misunderstandings can happen.
Cooperation with the U.S. is the basis on which all Israeli foreign policy is built.
Al Jazeera has abandoned even the semblance of a credible media outlet, and it broadcasts – both within Gaza and outside it, to the world – anti-Semitic incitement, lies, provocation, and encouragement to terrorists.
Hamas is really a problem for the Palestinians and for Egypt more than Israel.
Israel’s behavior when it comes to Egypt is that of a battered wife. Nothing but apologies.
Yisrael Beiteinu is a party that puts on the table all the problems that people are afraid to speak about.
I think the biggest problem of the 21st century is how to deal with minorities.
It is hard to find a country friendlier to Israel than Canada these days. No other country in the world has demonstrated such a full understanding of us.
We established Israel as a Jewish country. I want to provide an Israel that is a Jewish, Zionist country.
When there is a Palestinian state, it will absorb hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria and Lebanon, because these states will simply expel all of these refugees.
Although my stance on responsible citizenship made sense to many Israelis, the intelligentsia could not, as you say in English, get their heads around it. ‘Racist’ and ‘fascist’ were the knee-jerk reactions.
Without any doubt, the Iranian threat is the biggest threat facing the Jewish people since the Second World War.
Anti-Semitic insults by ‘Svoboda’ have caused outrage on number of occasions both in Ukraine and in Israel.
In the U.S., those requesting a Green Card must take an oath that they will fulfill the rights and duties of citizenship.
We see what Hamas, what kind of this organization, how radicals, their ideology, and we see the consequences every day. You know, the rockets on Israel – and I don’t know any other countries that they will accept reality with, every day, rockets on their towns, cities.
It’s their choice, the choice of the people of Gaza, to create the real peace or at least to create conditions of coexistence.
Israel won’t be secure so long as Hamas is in power, and therefore, we need to come to a decision that we will break the will of Hamas to keep fighting.
Every day, every week, you have another case of Israeli Arabs that are taking part in terrorist activity.
The last thing Israel is interested in is an escalation or some military action against Iran.
What you have in the Middle East is tension not between Jews and Arabs, not between Israelis and Palestinians, but between the radical wing and the moderate people.
Friendly governments do not act so as to undermine the national security of their friends, and do not presume to know better than their friends how they should contend with the many challenges they face. The Swedish government would do well to rethink its intention to act in this way towards its friend Israel.
Nothing has come from this whole ‘peace industry’ except for conferences in five-star hotels and a waste of money.
Those who think that through concessions they will gain respect and peace are wrong. It’s the other way around; it will lead to more wars.
You cannot stop an Islamist tsunami by building a small island somewhere in the ocean.
At the end of the day, Americans know that the ones they really can trust, in all the Middle East, it’s only Israel.
The dividing line for Yisrael Beiteinu is who supports terror and who fights terror.
I think I can hold every portfolio – defense, finance and Foreign Ministry. I think personally I’d like the foreign office.
Israel has the right to demand full allegiance from all its citizens.
Every place in the world where there are two peoples – two religions, two languages – there is friction and conflict.
We do not ask Israeli Arabs to share in the Zionist dream. We are asking them to accept that Israel is a Jewish state – the only one in the world.
I am waiting for the day when the German Bundestag debates the violation of human rights in Saudi Arabia.
Damascus is the center of world terror. All these organizations, Jihad and Hamas, their headquarters are in Damascus. Syria supports Hezbollah.