Israel is now at a crossroads. It can only win back the support of US Jews if it abandons Zionism altogether, or abandon them in favor of complete reliance on the Evangelicals. In fact, some top Israeli officials are already advocating the latter.
When Naftali Bennett, the first yarmulke-wearing Israeli prime minister, refers to the Bible to justify his claim to the Land of Israel, he is not referring to Jewish scripture but to Protestant religious doctrine.
JERUSALEM -- Naftali Bennett once stated in an interview with Mehdi Hassan that, according to the Bible, Palestine -- or, as he calls it, Israel -- belongs to the Jewish people. Palestine is referred to as “The Land of Israel'' by some people and, in this interview from 2017, Bennett insists