Naftali Bennett quotes and sayings
March 25, 1972
The fact that the entire world says something does not mean it is correct.
Jews have been living in Jerusalem way before British people were living in London.
The most important thing in the Land of Israel is to build, build, build. Its important that there will be an Israeli presence everywhere. Our principal problem is still Israels leaders unwillingness to say in a simple manner that the Land of Israel belongs to the People of Israel.
There won't be a Palestinian state within Israel.
You cannot force a state to be demilitarized. Even if a state enters a treaty where it commits to be demilitarized, there's no way to reverse statehood if it violates it.
I think people appreciate honesty.
I have one identity, and that's Israeli and Jewish. I don't view myself as an American citizen.
The reality is, if you were fortunate to be born to rich parents, you have a better chance of succeeding in life. And that's wrong.
Jews can build in New York, Moscow and Paris, but in our own land, we can't build? That's nuts.
Sooner or later, Israel will have to defeat Hamas. There is no way around it.
I love the people of Israel. I love the land of Israel. I love the Torah of Israel. I love the Israel Defense Forces. I love our soldiers. If you feel the same way I do, you have a home.
I think Gadi Eizenkot is a very good commander.
Can you imagine what will happen to the global economy if Iran comes out with a nuclear weapon? The whole area will enter a nuclear race - Saudi Arabia, Turkey.
I'll remind you that the West signed a deal with North Korea, said it would make the world a safer place, and, of course, all the words evaporated, and North Korea acquired nuclear weapons.
It often takes time for the Israeli government to get things done.
Jerusalem has been our capital for 3,000 years and it's going to be our capital for eternity.
We know that 99.9% of Arab-Israelis are loyal to Israel.
Factually, the Temple Mount is the precise location of the Temple. It's the holiest place in the world for Jews. It's the third holiest place for Muslims. And we need to respect each others' rights, freedom of religion.
In my previous career as a chief executive of high-tech companies, I experienced firsthand the endless possibilities when people from diverse backgrounds work together. They get to know one another and quickly learn that they share more in common than they originally thought.
I myself am a former commando fighter.
There are no second chances in the volatile Middle East.
I spent most of my career in hi tech, not in politics.
I will do everything in my power to prevent a Palestinian state.
In the Middle East, we don't have the luxury to indulge in fantasy.
No country in the world is going to recognize that Ariel and Maaleh Adumim and Beit El are a sovereign part of Israel.
The State of Israel must be at the forefront of global science - in physics, in mathematics, in medicine, in biology.
Any deal that allows Iran to enrich uranium, which allows them to ultimately break out within a few months with a nuclear weapon, is a disaster for the world.
If I get an order to evacuate a Jew from his home, to expel him, me, personally, my conscience would not let me do it. I'll ask my commander to excuse me, but I won't publicly call on others to refuse an order. I personally can't.
Things are expensive, very expensive in Israel for many reasons. One of the reasons is our ports. It's a monopoly. They run very poorly. And we have ships that are stuck in the ocean for three or four days or a week, and all that cost is transferred to the products and the consumer.
Haredi youth are smart, and they are going to bring a big benefit to the high-tech industry.
The biggest danger for any organism is to not identify that it's being threatened. I want to hope that people realize that the source of danger and risk in the Middle East is not the Israeli-Palestinian conflict but the deep radical Islamic vision of forming a global caliphate.
In a perfect world, there would be freedom of religion and freedom for all religions to exercise their religion everywhere.
If worse comes to worst, I say clearly - a soldier must follow military orders.
Israel is not Vegas, and it will not be.
You can't build a society without law.
The land is ours. I will do everything in my power, forever, to fight against a Palestinian state being founded in the Land of Israel.
Conscientious objection is an intrinsic part of being a soldier.
I opened about a dozen employment centers for Arab women across Israel during my two years as minister of economy.
There's 2 million Palestinians that govern themselves. They have their own parliament, their own government, their own elections, their own tax system. I don't want to govern the Palestinians; no one does. They already govern themselves.
I want the world to understand that a Palestinian state means no Israeli state. That's the equation.
The Palestinian Authority has become the biggest terror body in the world.
I myself have felt the wrath of the media, but that's part of what a good democracy is.
The era of a Palestinian state is over.
There's been a significant amount of Israelis who are joining my party because they think that Israel has to have a tough stance in this crazy environment called the Middle East.
If you truly believe in a united Jerusalem, deeds have to be more than words. We need a real united Jerusalem. It takes determination, audacity, and money to provide full services and law enforcement in the entire city.
I have not one shred of anger in my heart against Netanyahu or his wife.
You don't talk to terror organizations!
Israel, contrary to most of the West, has a high fertility rate, so there's a lot of young people in Israel. Most families have three kids as opposed to one or two, so a big proportion of the population is under 30.
It's totally viable to envisage a million Jews living in Judea and Samaria.
The prime minister is not a private individual, but the leader of the Jewish State and the Jewish world as a whole.
The Israeli government has already established a fund to encourage young Arab women, specifically from the Bedouin community, to study engineering. We are funding their university studies and providing them with mentors who assist them with their studies and the job placement process.
if four Gaza kids playing soccer were killed Wednesday, as Hamas claims, the terror group is at fault.
We will never agree to give up Jerusalem, a united city under Israeli sovereignty, and only Israeli. We will not accept a terrorist Palestinian state, we will not accept an agreement based on the 67 lines.
I come from the hi-tech world - you don't survive if you don't constantly reinvent yourself every few years.
Not everything can be solved quickly.
Trump's victory is an opportunity for Israel to immediately retract the notion of a Palestinian state.
You don't start shooting rockets at Israel and expect that we'll just sit back supinely and die.
It's no secret that I wear a kippa.
When you negotiate with terrorists, you get more terror.
Historically, the National Religious Party, which my party - Jewish Home - is built upon, has aligned itself in consecutive Israeli governments with the ultra-Orthodox factions.
Israel now has a reputation around the world of being not just a place to develop products and technology but to develop ideas.
There is no one single solution to eradicate phishing.
I don't see any difference between Judea and Samaria and the rest of the country.
I'm not prepared to give up the truth for popularity.
For Israel to retain its amazing position as the largest concentration of high tech after Silicon Valley, we need more engineers and mathematicians. We have too many lawyers.
I want to do good for Israel. My philosophy is let's do good stuff, and let's see what happens. And que sera, sera.
Europe, the U.S., and their allies can defeat the terrorists of Islamic State, or ISIS. The first step is making the decision to fight back. The next step is understanding that drones and standoff missiles will not be enough. Ground troops will be needed.
Judea and Samaria can be a place of refuge for the nation.
I'm not going to tell the Palestinians how to arrange themselves. If they want to have their own entity and their own parliament as they do today, that's fine. If they want to connect to Jordan, which has a very big Palestinian population, and vote in the Jordanian government, that's fine.
Let's be honest: discrimination against Arabs exists in Israel.
I am often in contact with the hareidi public and politicians.
We need to do everything possible to save the Jewish state. We don't have another Jewish state.
Netanyahu's raison d'etre is to save Israel from Iran. That is it. That is his mission in the most profound sense. I have seen it up close.
The whole Land of Israel is a single bloc. There are those who say we can build inside the settlement blocs, and others who say we may not be able to hold onto the towns outside the blocs. I have come to tell you what the Arabs already know - that the Land of Israel is one bloc.
I want every Israeli child, secular and religious, to know about Moses, about Maimonides, about Yoni Netanyahu, about Hannah Senesh and S. Y. Agnon. I want every child to know how to read the Bible, and know how to make Kiddush.
I would never take my children and place them next to missile launchers.
I am proud of religious Zionism. I am proud of the members of religious Zionism because it is a true ideological public.
Israel is not the safest place in the world for Jews. Melbourne in Australia is better. Teaneck, New Jersey, is safer.
People are fed up with the various camps, they want to unite.
Israel is the vanguard of the free world against the Islamic terrorism of ISIS, Hezbollah, Hamas, and Iran.
If you want to conduct terror against Israelis, which is unacceptable, send fighters to do it. Don't send your women and children.
The Israeli public is frustrated with the way it is portrayed abroad.
The idea of Jewish settlements under Palestinian sovereignty, as was suggested by someone in the Prime Minister's office, is very dangerous and reflects an irrationality of values.
There are roughly 22,000 Palestinians working side by side with what you call settlers in factories and malls in the West Bank. If you work together, you start understanding each other.
Judaism doesn't recognize gay marriage, just as we don't recognize milk and meat together as kosher, and nothing will change it... I'm not a hypocrite; I state my positions.
I don't believe in regime change, certainly not in the Middle East.
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