Shalom Life | July 01, 2015

PM Netanyahu: Israel is Ready to Defend Itself

“None of Us Can Afford to Wait Much Longer” Bibi Tells AIPAC Conference

By: Leonard Carl

Published: March 6th, 2012 in News » Israel

PM Netanyahu: Israel is Ready to Defend Itself
In a passionate speech made to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) conference in Washington on Monday night, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made it clear that while he is appreciative of the open support shown for the Jewish state by American President Barack Obama, Israel is ready to defend itself, if necessary, without the support of the west.

“Israel must always have the ability to defend itself — by itself — against any threats,” Netanyahu said in his address. “My friends, we deeply appreciate the great alliance between our two countries, but when it comes to Israel’s survival, we must always remain the masters of our fate.”

Netanyahu went on to say that despite sanctions against Iran, its nuclear program continues to progress.

“None of us can afford to wait much longer,” he said. “As Prime Minister of Israel, I will never let my people live in the shadow of annihilation. For the sake of our prosperity, for the sake of our security, for the sake of our children, Iran must not be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons.”


Marriage Equality to ‘Echo Throughout the World,’ Including the Knesset Marriage Equality to ‘Echo Throughout the World,’ Including the Knesset Trending#MyNameIs Campaign Marches Against Facebook’s ‘Real-Name Policy’ During Pride Parade #MyNameIs Campaign Marches Against Facebook’s ‘Real-Name Policy’ During Pride Parade TrendingIsraeli Navy Turns Away Protest Flotilla Bound for Gaza Israeli Navy Turns Away Protest Flotilla Bound for Gaza Trending
 

Robber Caught by Israeli-developed App

June 30, 2015 | By Jeff Low
Robber Caught by Israeli-developed App

Salient Eye is an Israeli-developed android app that repurposes old and unused smartphones into household alarm systems

Read More

WATCH: Jon Stewart Makes Fun of Supreme Court's Antonin Scalia

June 30, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
WATCH: Jon Stewart Makes Fun of Supreme Court's Antonin Scalia

The 'Daily Show' host quips about Scalia's opposition to gay marriage, which he referred to as "jiggery-pokery" and "pure applesauce"

Read More

Pita Sandwiches Can Now Hack Into Your Laptop

June 30, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Pita Sandwiches Can Now Hack Into Your Laptop

TAU study: hardware can now be hidden in a pita sandwich that can infiltrate your laptop and steal your data

Read More

Israeli Jewish-Arab School Vandalized for 2nd Time in 8 Months

June 30, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Israeli Jewish-Arab School Vandalized for 2nd Time in 8 Months

The elementary school, which aims to foster Arab-Israeli cooperation, was vandalized with swastikas and racist slurs

Read More

Amy Schumer Explains Why She Turned Down 'Daily Show' Hosting Gig

June 30, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
Amy Schumer Explains Why She Turned Down 'Daily Show' Hosting Gig

"It felt like it would be betting against myself," Schumer said on Howard Stern's show on Sirius XM radio

Read More

Giant 2,000-Year-Old Dolphin Statue Discovered Near Gaza

June 30, 2015 | By Maria Cruz
Giant 2,000-Year-Old Dolphin Statue Discovered Near Gaza

Archeologists discovered a 16-inch marble statue during an excavation earlier this year

Read More

Northwestern University Faces Third anti-Semitic Attack this Year

June 30, 2015 | By Maria Cruz
Northwestern University Faces Third anti-Semitic Attack this Year

Chicago university the victim of more vandalism

Read More

Israel Earns 12 Medals in European Games

June 30, 2015 | By Jeff Low
Israel Earns 12 Medals in European Games

Israel recently participated in the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, where Israeli athletes won a total of 12 medals

Read More

More Headlines