Sunday, April 21, 2019

Meet the New MK: Shlomo Karhi of Likud

Lahav Harkov, The Jerusalem Post, April 21, 2019 Israel News

The link between the social and the economic areas is one of my fields of expertise and I want to bring it into the public arena.

Shlomo Karhi of Likud
Image from article: Shlomo Karhi of Likud. (photo credit: MAARIV)

Name: Shlomo Karhi

Party: Likud

Age: 37

Hometown: Zimrat

Family status: Married, father of six.

Profession before becoming an MK: Lecturer in the Department of Management, Bar-Ilan University ...

What is your position on US President Donald Trump’s expected peace plan and on a possible Palestinian state?

I think that to date, Trump has proved himself to be a true friend of the State of Israel and of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, so there is no need to be concerned. However, this is still a purely theoretical question because the other side is not willing to recognize Israel’s right to exist.

What should the government’s response be to growing global antisemitism?

“A little of the light repels much of the darkness,” [said Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak Hacohen Kook]. I believe that it is necessary to increase Zionist activity, encourage aliyah, and continue to develop the excellent foreign relations that have been created with many countries in recent years as part of the Israeli public diplomacy [JB emphasis] effort around the world. ...

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