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The Institute for Zionist Strategies, rooted in a National Liberal orientation, seeks to strengthen Israel as the nation state of the Jewish People by contributing to its historic development as a Jewish and democratic state.

'The Zman' Series:  

Tisha B'aV

We are pleased to announce the second volume in the Zman series, booklets of Zionist thought centered on the Jewish calendar. The booklets are the fruit of cooperation between members of HaMeorer (graduates of the Shiloach program of the Zionist Beit Midrash), the Menachem Begin Heritage Center, and the Ben-Gurion Heritage Institute.

We chose to dedicate this volume to the topic of Remembrance. In its pages you will meet Jabotinsky, Ben Gurion, Arlosoroff, Rachel Bluwstein, Agnon, Begin, Heschel, Meir Ariel, Heschel, Wislawa Szymborska, and many others.

For the full volume (In Hebrew) 

The time has come to terminate the activity of UNRWA 

By Nir Amran

In the wake of the Protective Edge Operation, there is now an opportunity to bring about the termination of the Agency for Palestine Refugees.

The current situation, outlined delineated below, presents the international community with a window of opportunity to bring about the end of UNRWA's harmful activity in Gaza and Judea and Samaria, followed perhaps by similar actions in other countries in which it is active.

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 Unilateral Retreats as a Strategy 

By Adi Arbel and Inbal Liber

A new position paper analyses the strategic significance of unilateral retreat by analyzing the outcome in relation to the original objectives. The Disengagement Plan as a case in point: What were the objectives for carrying out the Disengagement Plan?  Did the plan fulfill its purpose?  Can unilateral retreats be said to be an effective strategy serving the benefit of the State of Israel? 

The paper maps out 12 proclaimed motives for executing a unilateral retreat plan, and measures the success of the Disengagement Plan vis-à-vis its proclaimed objectives. 




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"Summary of our activities for the year 5775"
"Foreign Ministry's Greatest Fear Realized", Israel Harel, Haaretz, 1.10.15
"Western racism gives the Arab Gulf states a free pass", Joel Golovensky, Jerusalem Post, 24.09.15
"Jerusalem's forgotten neighborhoods", Dr. Yoaz Hendel, Ynetnews, 19.09.15
"Strategizing Zionism", Daniel Seamen & Daniela Traub, Voice of Israel, 02.08.15
"Did the Gush Katif Expulsion Do What it Said it Would?", Adi Arbel, INN, 16.07.15
"True Human Rights", The Voice of Israel, 05.07.2015
"UNRWA, Hamas are two sides of the same coin", Nadav Shragai, Israel Hayom, 03.07.15
"UNRWA causes more damage than good", The Jewish Press, 24.06.15
"One revolution at a time", Emily Amrousi, Israel Hayom, 22.04.15
"Israel Harel wins Moskowitz Foundation's Zionism award", Haaretz, 5.04.15

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Prof. Yoav Gelber Yaakov Faitelson Golovensky & Gilboa