Dr. Aaron Lerner

Dr. Aaron Lerner

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Founded IMRA with his late father Dr. Joseph Lerner OBM

News by Dr. Aaron Lerner

Why Smotrich is being so stubborn in coalition talks

Bezalel Smotrich is a seasoned politician. Why is he insisting on separating the Civil Administration from the Defense Ministry? Op-ed.

Why Smotrich is being so stubborn in coalition talks

Smotrich, don't blink!

There is a triple bonus for Israel if Smotrich is Defense Minister. Op-ed.

Smotrich, don't blink!

Israeli civilians are better on strategic security decisions than brass

Israel's history has shown that civilians in the government have often understood security needs better than former officers. Op-ed.

Israeli civilians are better on strategic security decisions than brass

IDF Rules of Engagement gave terrorists the chance to slaughter a family

A terrorist shot into a Sukkah. IDF snipers saw him before he did so, so what kept them from shooting first? Op-ed.

 IDF Rules of Engagement gave terrorists the chance to slaughter a family

Outcasting Ben-Gvir shields the truly dangerous

Ben Gvir plays by the rules and is staunchly Zionist. Branding him an extremist pariah blurs the danger from anti-Israel extremists.Op-ed.

Outcasting Ben-Gvir shields the truly dangerous

Judgment Day for Ra'am party

Today in the Knesset, it is Judgment Day for the controversial experiment coopting an Israeli Arab party into the coalition. Op-ed

Judgment Day for Ra'am party

Blinken's scoreboard: 4 nays for Israel, 1 for Arab Palestinians

No mention of Palestinian Arab violence and a push for 2 states make Blinken's "actions that could raise tensions" irrelevant. Op-ed.

Blinken's scoreboard: 4 nays for Israel, 1 for Arab Palestinians

Neutralize Hezbollah now

Hezbollah's destruction would be a game-changer in an Israeli attack on Iran. Opinion.

Neutralize Hezbollah now

Hebron - Israel's National Heritage, model of joint access

Joint access works in Hebron, but not on the Temple Mount. The reason is clear.

 Hebron - Israel's National Heritage, model of joint access

Israel's three major security challenges

The threats from Gaza, South Lebanon, and Iran assessed individually. Op-ed.

Israel's three major security challenges

Misunderstanding the word “effective” prevents use of Israeli COVID-19 treatment drug

The medical definition of “effective” prevents use of Israeli COVID-19 treatment drug, but it is not the layman's understanding. Op-ed.

Misunderstanding the word “effective” prevents use of Israeli COVID-19 treatment drug

A call to put a stop to Israeli failure in Area C

The EU has been funding illegal Arab construction in Area C in an attempt to choke existing Jewish communities and end road building. Op-ed.

A call to put a stop to Israeli failure in Area C

Comparison of Israeli and Russian announcements of Bennett-Putin conversation

It is remarkable how different two versions of the same diplomatic event can be. Op-ed.

Comparison of Israeli and Russian announcements of Bennett-Putin conversation

Palestinian Arab leaders sacrifice health for pr -will their fellow travelers react?

Can Physicians for Human Rights, J Street et all stand by while Palestinian Arabs' health is endangered by its leadership? Op-ed.

Palestinian Arab leaders sacrifice health for pr -will their fellow travelers react?

The crucial Issues for Israel's March elections: The economy and Area C

Which candidates and parties are going to address the pressing issues facing Israel once, hopefully, the vaccine changes reality? Op-ed..

The crucial Issues for Israel's March elections: The economy and Area C

What will happen in the sure to be chaotic post-Abbas period?

Their guns for the most part will be aimed at each other, but there will be enough bullets for us. Opinion.

What will happen in the sure to be chaotic post-Abbas period?

Yom Kippur outdoors in Israel was fantastic

Yom Kippur succeeded in embroidering a tapestry of the Jewish people at outdoor prayer. Op-ed.

Yom Kippur outdoors in Israel was fantastic

Hatred of Bennett assures sovereignty

Netanyahu will do his best to keep Bennett from becoming the voice of the Right while in the Opposition. Op-ed/

Hatred of Bennett assures sovereignty

Thinking out of the box - Naftali Bennett for Health Minister

Success requires a leader to think out of the box, pick the best man for the job, and not be influenced by personal issues. Opinion.

Thinking out of the box - Naftali Bennett for Health Minister

Mr. Gantz, dont let your hysterical partners destroy Israel!

Mr. Gantz, dont let your hysterical partners destroy Israel!

Benny Gantz's glass house

Benny Gantz's glass house

Background: Does Trump Deal open window or slam it shut?

The history of years of Likud administrations is that there is always a reason to justify postponing taking our destiny in our hands.

Background: Does Trump Deal open window or slam it shut?

Is Benny Gantz a clueless Mr. Clean?

Is Benny Gantz a clueless Mr. Clean?

Clarification: The National Camp won

Clarification: The National Camp won

Netanyahu's rivals' smart move would be to support cameras at polls

Netanyahu's rivals' smart move would be to support cameras at polls

The last thing Israel needs is Ehud Barak in a leadership role

The last thing Israel needs is Ehud Barak in a leadership role

Warning: Iran may actually seek mutual destruction

Warning: Iran may actually seek mutual destruction

Elephant in the room - highlighting Gantz's military record

Elephant in the room - highlighting Gantz's military record

Self inflicted Palestinian humiliation is not Israel's problem

Self inflicted Palestinian humiliation is not Israel's problem

Israel is Allowed to Disagree

Israel is Allowed to Disagree

Peace Now - Disaster Later

Peace Now - Disaster Later

CIA Straitjacket

 CIA Straitjacket

Conspiracy Theory

 Conspiracy Theory

What is the Goal?

 What is the Goal?

Oslo Corrupts

 Oslo Corrupts

Negotiations Under Fire

 Negotiations Under Fire