Archive for the 'Likud Primaries' Category

Parshat Bo 5772: The Message to B’nai Yisrael of Bris Milah, Korban Pesach

January 20th, 2012

by Moshe Burt Good Shabbos Subscribers; A while back, we wrote that we would soon begin offering sponsorships for the weekly Parshat HaShevua. Those wishing to sponsor upcoming Parshiyot HaShevu’ot l’zechut an upcoming simcha or l’zechut the Yahrtzeit of a loved one, please contact me here. Regards, Moshe Burt . . . . Parshat Bo […]

If Bibi Only Had Nerve…

September 4th, 2009

Commentary: Manhigut Yehudit’s US Program Director, Yocheved Seidman, recently wrote a piece citing a recent lead editorial on Israel from “The Economist” magazine. Seidman views the magazine, perhaps like president Barack Hussein Obama, as presenting a perception of “the elected prime minister of Israel as an irrelevant article.” As this author read Seidman’s entire piece, […]

Bibi’s Greatest Weakness; Inability to Withstand US Pressure: May Again Prove Downfall

September 4th, 2009

Commentary: Elyakim Haetzni, noted lawyer and champion of Jewish residence throughout Ereat Yisrael writes the piece below noting prime minister Netanyahu’s serial weakness against US pressure. He notes that Bibi mistakenly has no such fear of domestic pressure fear similar domestic pressure, “nowing that the ‘National Camp’ will refrain from again toppling a “rightist” government […]

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Takes Office, Olmert Era Ends

April 1st, 2009

. Commentary; Finally, at long last, we have a Prime Minister. Perhaps, not the one we wanted, but at least not a lame-duck who nearly handed the country over in a “fire sale” and who now returns to private life to face a myriad of charges of political corruption and other misbehaviors. Will Netanyahu be […]

Parsha Vayikra 5769: The Motivations Separating True Leaders From Frauds

March 21st, 2009

. By Moshe Burt The first word of our parsha; Vayikra begs discussion of why the small “aleph” in Vayikra, and tells much about Moshe Rabbeinu’s level of principle, integrity and his standard of leadership of B’nei Yisrael. We are told how Hashem, Kav’yochal, would call gently, affectionately “Moshe, Moshe” in a voice for Moshe […]

Bibi’s Primary Blunders, Election Lessons

February 19th, 2009

. Commentary: This Jerusalem Post Evelyn Gordon commentary on Israel’s February national election and its lessons was too good to pass up. While not mentioning Moshe Feiglin, Ratzon, etc. by name, Gordon deals with the post-primary demotions and their impact on the election vote for Likud, and thus the election result. This is important in […]

Netanyahu’s Cheshbonot Forming a Government: Kadima or Right-Wing?

February 15th, 2009

. Caroline Glick provides an analysis, either self-perceived or perceived by Bibi as to the factors and dilemmas that Netanyahu faces in forming a government following last Tuesday’s national elections. As one reads her complete commentary, or the excerpted commentary here, it becomes obvious that Glick is, as Bibi is, totally preoccupied and fixated on […]

Official Vote Result, or “The Right-Wing Won but Likud Lost”

February 13th, 2009

. Commentary: The soldiers, diplomatic corp., etc. votes, counted last on Thursday and previously thought to alter the Knesset seat distribution, was added to the to the other 99% of the vote and turned out to be inconsequential to the outcome. The quote above, included in the headline; “The Right-Wing won but Likud lost” is […]

Election Results UPDATE: Kadima Clings to 1 Seat Lead; Do IDF Votes Hold Victory Margin?

February 11th, 2009

. Commentary: With over 99% of the vote counted on Wednesday, Kadima still clings to a slender 1 Knesset seat lead over the Likud as the real results seem to closely relate to the exit poll data . The nearly completed actual results showed that the Arab parties gained 1 seat to total 11 while […]

Exit Polls: Kadima Holds Slim Lead, Likud Closing-In on Real Count

February 11th, 2009

. Commentary: Israel’s polls closed at 10:00 PM and the major Israeli media exit polls [here, here and here] and initial election returns showed Tzipi Livni and Kadima with a slim 2 Knesset seat lead over the Likud and its party leader Binyamin Netanyahu. These exit polls indicate that Kadima won 28-30 Knesset seats while […]