By Israel Shahak, Global Research:
"The following document pertaining to the formation of 'Greater Israel' constitutes the cornerstone of powerful Zionist factions within the current Netanyahu government, the Likud party, as well as within the Israeli military and intelligence establishment.
According to the founding father of Zionism Theodore Herzl, 'the area of the Jewish State stretches: From the Brook of Egypt to the Euphrates.' According to Rabbi Fischmann, 'The Promised Land extends from the River of Egypt up to the Euphrates, it includes parts of Syria and Lebanon.' ”