Ashkenazi’s Challenges

Gabi Ashkenazi, the former IDF Chief of Staff, is the first Israeli Foreign Minister in the last 11 years whose views are not shaped by the Israeli right-wing ideology.

Annexation: A Disaster in the Making

To this charge I readily confess. We are concerned, above all, with Israel’s national interests: security, economic, and moral.

Annexation:  Huge Risks, Unclear Benefits

The economic price of annexation is 52 billion shekels per year.  A reply by Commanders for Israel's Security to Hodaya Karash-Hazony.

An Alternative Gaza Strategy

Given the phased nature of the proposed initiative, the transition from implementing one stage of Israeli and international relief measures to another is contingent on the Palestinian sides’…

Annexation under the Cover of Corruption

Annexation will lead to the establishment of a Judeo-Arab entity. Mixing hostile populations necessarily ends in bloodshed

Ministers and MKs advocate for the Movement to Annex the West Bank

The Sovereignty (“Ribonut”) Movement is enlisting support from MKs and government ministers. While it focuses on Likud, a Yesh Atid MK also participated in one of the movement’s videos

Annexation Is a Pernicious Issue for Israel

Only by preventing annexation can Israel retain its strategic security, flexibility and future options while insuring against a required choice between being a Jewish or democratic state.