60 Ayelet Shaked Quotes from the Israeli Politician

Ayelet Shaked grew up in a mixed political family and identified as right-wing from a young age.

She served in the IDF and earned a BSc in electrical engineering and computer science.

Shaked worked in the high-tech industry before entering politics.

Her political stance is right-wing opposing a Palestinian state and supporting Israeli annexation of the West Bank.

Ayelet Shaked Quotes

She held various roles including Justice Minister and Interior Minister and led campaigns against illegal immigration and for women’s rights.

Shaked experienced ups and downs in her political career including losing her Knesset seat and being dismissed from the government but she remained active recently rejoining HaBayit HaYehudi.

She’s recognized for her media criticism and influence in Israel and is married with two children.

Below you will find the most inspiring quotes by Ayelet Shaked.

Best Ayelet Shaked Quotes


Segregation is not exclusion. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


To anyone who sees himself as right-wing, I say you should vote right-wing. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


It’s not good for Israel to have a Palestinian state in the heart of Israel. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


Not only generals can be politicians, and not only generals can be defense ministers. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


I would rather not meddle in the domestic politics of the United States. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


I was always a right-wing girl as far back as I can remember. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Every country, every donation is a different case, and there are many cases where NGOs are getting support from foreign countries for good purposes. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

The state should say that there is place to maintain the Jewish majority even if it violates rights. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


A woman can do anything… even lead the country. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I don’t think a country needs to bypass diplomacy, they don’t need to attack us under the radar. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Zionism needn’t continue, and won’t continue, to bow its head to a system of individual rights interpreted in a universal way. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


If you get into emotions, then it disturbs your work. Sometimes you focus on what’s less important and not the main thing. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Famous Ayelet Shaked Quotes

Of course in a democracy the government and the citizens have to abide by court rulings, even if we don’t like them or don’t agree with them. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I’ve had it with those women – women! – who seek to undermine the serious work of women in Israeli politics by describing them as ‘attractive and elegant’ but utterly vacant. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Netanyahu wants to make me and my party out as small, lame and uninfluential. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


Take advantage of the opportunities that come before you in life. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

The Kurds are an ancient, democratic, peace-loving people that have never attacked any country. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Israel’s Supreme Court is one of the best in the world, and I think that it should stay that way; I don’t want to weaken it, I just want to change its approach. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Top Ayelet Shaked Quotes


It’s one of the most important things in life to provide someone with a job. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

The arrogance of secular Jews regarding the ultra-Orthodox community and their attempt to impose on it a different lifestyle is inappropriate. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Israel is a Jewish state. It isn’t a state of all its nations. That is, equal rights to all citizens but not equal national rights. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Anyone who has followed my work knows that I’m an advocate of reducing the power of the High Court of Justice, according to the principle of separation of powers. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I want to establish a right-wing government. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

There is no contradiction between the fact that Israel has full personal equality of citizenship but extends national rights only to the Jewish people. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


Heading the ideological Right is more important than being in the Likud. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

When I was in the army in the Golani troops, I served with Zionist and modern Orthodox guys and I became friends with them. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Popular Ayelet Shaked Quotes

I don’t think I can change the fact that the court can cancel a law, but I think the court should only get involved in extreme issues like human rights violations. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

In a unity government, it’s very difficult to move anything at all. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


Everyone must have their rights, and in fact everyone gets their rights. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Not only someone with epaulets can be defense minister. We’re in a democratic country. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

The issue of prohibiting pardons shouldn’t be a political one, but a legal and moral one that relates to the details of the specific case before the court. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I have been to Holot. I think it’s a very good place, very dignified with very good conditions. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

We spoke at endless cabinet meetings about the need to stop the flow of money to the families of terrorists and to the terrorists in jails. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

The court’s authority must be clear, and it must not blatantly intervene in the decisions of the legislative and executive branches. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Wise Ayelet Shaked Quotes

I don’t pick the leader of another party. Likud picked Netanyahu. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I am dedicated to my work, my voters and my family. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


I work hard and try to combine a demanding career with motherhood. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I was always interested in politics. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I just want to faithfully represent the public that voted for me and diligently work for all the people in Israel. If I can do that, I don’t care what anyone says about me. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Cabinet resolutions approving mass releases of terrorists deal a mortal blow to the status of Israel’s judges and courts. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Campaigning means talking to people in the street, it’s important. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I think the people of America just need to listen more to the ministers and MKs from Jewish Home. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Inspiring Ayelet Shaked Quotes

We live in a democratic country, and in a democracy freedom of speech is for the people and also for the leaders. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

The Kurdish people are a partner for the Israeli people. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Britain has national honor. It would not have allowed Israel to meddle in its internal affairs. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

We must openly call for the establishment of a Kurdish state that separates Iran from Turkey, one which will be friendly towards Israel. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

We witness anti-Semitic attacks in the heart of Europe. We hear anti-Semitic slanders in European media. We feel anti-Semitic hatred in the continent that should have learned the lesson. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

In reality it’s pretty obvious that all the citizens of Israel have total civil equality. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Israel is not an anarchy. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I’m doing a lot of mistakes, like every human being. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

The route of the train of Israeli justice must take into account the Jewishness of the state. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

In the past, there were groups which felt that the High Court didn’t represent them. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

No one was talking about a two-state solution until the ’90s, then it became an acceptable solution. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Thought-Provoking Ayelet Shaked Quotes

I won’t let the grudge Netanyahu and those who surround him have against me hurt the country. ~ Ayelet Shaked.


Until I was justice minister, Netanyahu was proud of stopping laws to change the judiciary. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

To be prime minister, you need to fight many entities, you need to be very determined. It’s not going to fall in your lap. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

The nation state law has nothing controversial. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

I was right wing in my outlook from a very early age, and during my service in the army, which is a melting pot, I was introduced to religious Zionism. I connected with that circle of people on an ideological basis. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

Sunlight is the best disinfectant, and the public is entitled to know what the legal views of a Supreme Court candidate are. ~ Ayelet Shaked.

So these were the 60 top Ayelet Shaked quotes and sayings.

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