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On the Short-Sightedness of Sweeping Terrorism Concerns Under the Carpet

Yitzhak Shamir and Benyamin Netanyahu

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Rabinovich added: “We have a weak Palestinian side with question marks about its desire and ability to reach a final-status agreement… In the background there is Hamas, which is capable of sabotaging a settlement, if it were achieved.”

Is this the time then for Netanyahu to again make a mockery of our judiciary? To discard, at his whim, well-reasoned court convictions and sentences? To endanger civilians who will be the future targets of these hardened terrorists? To embolden terror groups – for whatever political gain Netanyahu hopes to reap?

Netanyahu’s soft-spot for terrorist murderers is shared by his adversary, Mahmoud Abbas. In an interview last week with Israel’s Channel 2, Abbas defended his meeting with Fatah’s Amana Mouna. Mouna, convicted of seducing an Israeli youth and then murdering him, was released in the Shalit deal. “She did a deed; was punished, freed and the matter ended.”

“She is still a woman,” said Abbas, “still a Palestinian, still a human being.” He continued: “And I meet her and am concerned for her.”

Is this very different from the decision of our leaders to enable Ahlam Tamimi to marry her fiancé and start her family?

At this point is it reasonable to wonder whether Netanyahu is friend or foe?

About the Author: Frimet Roth is a freelance writer in Jerusalem. Her daughter Malki was murdered at the age of 15 in the Sbarro restaurant bombing (2001). She and her husband founded the Malki Foundation, which provides concrete support for Israeli families of all faiths who care at home for a special-needs child.


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