In Israel, Jews are said to hate Arabs and Arabs are said to hate Jews; fueled by politicians from both sides, hatred is taking over the country; but with the worst inciters among the Arab MKs leaving, we have an historic opportunity for unity.
For years there has been talk about making a deal with Hamas, it had many names but it never materialized. Now, with a policy based on nothing but illusions, Israel is hoping to reach an ‘arrangement’ with the terror group, even though their leaders made it clear a long time ago that no potential ceasefire would ever be permanent.
The US is justified in its refusal to cooperate with the ICC over alleged war crimes committed by its forces and close allies, democratic countries are capable of trying their own soldiers; but the Palestinians, who fund murderers and their families, turn to the ICC to file complaints against Israel.
The so-called ‘Palestinian refugee problem’ would have been resolved if only standard refugees procedures had been implemented instead of UNRWA allowing their number to balloon to 5.3 million by counting descendents too; Obama Admin. buried State Dept. report of actual refugees number, perhaps 30,000.
Despite the Palestinian flags and the pro-Palestinian slogans being shouted at the Tel Aviv rally against the Nation State Law, we must listen to the moderate voices, those Arab Israeli who want equality and integration into Israeli society. But we must also remember, with equality also come duties.
We need to stop the incendiary balloons and kites launched into Israeli communities. It has becomes unbearable. No government in the world would allow what is happening in southern Israel to happen without military response. Israel’s deterrent power is deteriorating while Hamas’s power is on the rise. How long is this going to last?
Last week, in Kibbutz Beit HaEmek—a Meretz stronghold—a vote was held in order to decide whether three asylum seeker families should be allowed to stay there; with a majority of 92 out of 179 it was decided not to allow the families to stay. This decision is contrary to the message of acceptance preached by the elites.