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Anthony Weiner Occupies ‘Open Zion’ (Video)

Anthony Weiner does not think Judea and Samaria are “occupied.’ Neither does former Supreme Court Edmund Levy. But that statement makes Weiner a far-right ignorant radical, in the eyes of “Open Zion.”
Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner (D, with flag) with potential mayoral candidate, Commissioner Ray Kelly (R).

Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner (D, with flag) with potential mayoral candidate, Commissioner Ray Kelly (R).
Photo Credit: Jacob Kornbluh

After the Six-Day War, like it or not, the Arabs prospered with unprecedented growth, tourism and assistance from Israel – until the Intifada threw them back into the Middle Ages.

Yes, they did not and still do not have statehood. They never have. And it is questionable if they ever will. There is no “Palestinian” people, no matter how much Arab leaders try to invent the term. Remember, the first “Palestinian“ leader was Yasser Arafat. Birthplace: Egypt.

Ask any Arab, even those without Israeli citizenship but who enjoy rights by living in “Occupied” Jerusalem, if he wants to give up his benefits under Israel and become a Palestinian Authority state citizen. The New York Times and Open Zion will not ask because the answer is “No, thanks.” They don’t love Israel, but ask them over pita and hummus, and they will say they don’t want any parts of the Palestinian Authority warlords.

As for the claim that “no one” questions that Judea and Samaria are disputed, that is garbage. No less than former Israeli Supreme Court Justice Edmund Levy and two other legal experts issued their Levy Commission report last year. It contradicted the Big Lie of decades that Israel is illegally “occupying” the land.

That view can be questioned, but it is part of the Big Lie to claim that it is wrong for anyone, including Weiner, to claim that Israel is not occupying the land.

As for the definition of “West Bank,” Open Zion should take a look at official Palestinian Authority maps, which show “Palestine” as covering the entire “West Bank” – from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea.

Open Zion?

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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5 Responses to “Anthony Weiner Occupies ‘Open Zion’ (Video)”

  1. Charles Case says:

    Why would anyone with brains allow that weiner any media attention? He is as evil as obama.

  2. Siuyin Ho says:

    The truth is, both these areas are occupied unlawfully by the PA – they are colonizing our areas. Both Judea and Samaria were traditionally given to the tribes of Israel as part of the sacred covenantal agreement between G-d and us. The PA – Palestinian Authority are not the traditional owners – they are modern colonial OCCUPIERS. As for Israel, we are the traditional owners of all that area and this includes all the other tribal allotments traditionally recognized, so we cannot "occupy" in the colonial sense of the term our own areas.

  3. Lloyd Bergner says:

    The Land of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob was given to the Israelites by Hashem. This includes Samaria and Judea as well as the land stolen by the UK and named Trans-Jordan, currently referred to as "jordan".

  4. I cannot believe that, deep down, the New York Times and Open Zion could be that ignorant of history and international law by asserting that Judea nd Samaria are "occupied Palestinian territories." The straight question to be put to Roger Cohen and Ali Gharib (and many other misguided pundits) is:
    1. From whom were these territories occupied?
    2. When did these territories become "Palestinian"?
    How long will it take for the "Palestinian" fabrication to be finally debunked?
    For a detailed review of Israel's rights under international law, please visit http://www.cilr.org.

  5. Wiener's stance on Israel is a refreshing alternative to the main stream media's anti Israel bashing. This is what needs to be done more. Of course, anyone who espouses these beliefs will have to have a tough skin and realize they will not be endorsed by many media outlets. Weiner also shows courage to revive his political career, this is not an easy thing to do. It can be done. Clinton did it after his impeachment over the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Nixon did it after Watergate, and there is no reason why Weiner shouldn't be able to as well.

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