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  1. I'm not in favor of partial sovereignty. It's very dangerous and draws borders.

    Comment by Batya Spiegelman Medad — December 9, 2013 @ 3:48 AM

  2. It is really so simple; "They must go!" Israel is pure…all of it! Tolerance is not the 'operative' word here…and as usual when dealing with muslims it never is! They hate us and want to kill all Jews wherever we are found, to further allow their presence anywhere in Israel is intolerable.

    Comment by Keith Gilbert — December 9, 2013 @ 7:49 PM

  3. no arabs live there. they may be illegal squatters who were sent there by the Jordanians who did not want them in Jordan.

    Comment by Yechiel Baum — December 9, 2013 @ 10:46 PM

  4. Now there is some one with "gonads".

    Comment by Esteban Sperber Frankel — December 9, 2013 @ 10:59 PM

  5. Bennett – could be Israels next Prime Minister. Great news for me. Sparks will then fly and Israel will assert itself as a World Leader.

    Comment by Donald Levinson — December 10, 2013 @ 4:47 AM

  6. Those concerned about Bennett's proposal establishing borders that don't include all of Judea and Samaria are missing the point. Borders ALREADY exist and the only section Israel has annexed beyond the "67 borders" is Jerusalem. Annexing Area C would lead to further facts on the ground. It would also mean that the new legislation requiring a referendum would apply, since it only refers to sovereign (annexed) Israeli land. The reason all of Judea and Samaria cannot be annexed at this time is because there is not a consensus among Israelis to offer citizenship to all of the Arabs in those lands. One thing that must be understood is that any annexation requires the offer of citizenship to current residents. That is well established international law and consensus, including among many supporters of Israel. Caroline Glick, for example, advocates full annexation but recognizes that all Judea and Samaria Arabs will have to be offered Israeli citizenship. Bennett also agrees on the connection between annexation and citizenship, but only wishes to extend it to Area C at this time.

    Comment by Theodor Rebarber — December 10, 2013 @ 11:12 PM

  7. Adding to my comment below, Caroline Glick believes there would be no demographic threat if all of the Arabs in Judea and Samaria were offered Israeli citizenship, contrary to the conventional wisdom. This is a question of fact that should be answerable by unbiased analysis.

    Comment by Theodor Rebarber — December 10, 2013 @ 11:24 PM

  8. The Israeli Jewish birth rate has climbed to 3.0 (thanks to high birth rates among the datiim and hareidim), and the Arab birth rate has dropped to 3.1, as a result of the ever-increasing urbanization of the Arab population. Large families are much easier to support in the wide-open rural areas, more difficult in the cramped urban areas. If present trends continue, the Jewsih birth-rate will exceed the Arab one and the demographical threat will abate.

    Comment by Steve Shoenbrun — December 12, 2013 @ 2:31 PM

  9. I have not met any Jewish person yet who doesn't agree that if one inch of Jerusalem is given up – well – that's the beginning of the end for Israel.

    Comment by Donald Levinson — January 17, 2014 @ 5:17 AM

  10. Annexing Area C is Essential…..NOW

    Comment by EstherandAlfred Noodelman — January 29, 2014 @ 2:52 AM

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