"All the ancient peoples who were exiled from their lands vanished and scattered all over the place. Only we, the Jewish people, who were like a leaf blown away in the storm of exile, refused to disappear and remained faithful to Zion." -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
(Israel)— [Timesofisrael.com] Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a fiery address at a torch-lighting ceremony marking Israel's 70th Independence Day, declared that the Jewish state is becoming a "world power" and said its light will overcome its enemies' "darkness." (Image: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lights a torch at the opening of Israel's 70th anniversary celebrations, at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, April 18, 2017/GPO screenshot/via Times Of Israel)
"We're turning Israel into a rising world power," Netanyahu said at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem before lighting a torch on behalf of all the governments of Israel since the founding of the state...
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