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Lapid Calls for Unilateral Disengagement 

Finance Minister warns Palestinians might seek citizenship if Israel doesn't build them a state
Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid.

Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid.
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Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid slammed Economy Minister Naftali Bennett Sunday, and threatened to bring down the government if Bennett’s plan to annex Judea and Samaria is adopted. Lapid also called for a building freeze.

In addition, Lapid called for an Ariel Sharon-style flight from Judea and Samaria “in order to preserve Israel’s Jewish character.”

Lapid warned that “if a Palestinian state is not established alongside Israel, the Palestinians will come to us sooner or later, with full backing of the world’s nations, and tell us: ‘Since you don’t intend to give us our own state, at least allow us to become citizens.’”

But he did not reference demographic evidence that the Palestinian population in Judea and Samaria continued to decline in 2013, and refused to address the fact that neither the Arabs or the United Nations accept Israel’s unilaterally-drawn Gaza border. Despite Israel’s withdrawal, Palestinians and their supporters continue to describe the Gaza Strip as “occupied.”

In addition, Lapid failed to explain whether or not he had learned any lessons from the destruction of Gush Katif in 2005, or how he would prevent the security nightmare that plagues southern Israel – Israeli Civilians in Sderot and other Gaza border region communities have withstood nearly 10,000 rocket attacks from Gaza since the Gush Katif manoeuvre – from reaching other parts of the country, particularly Ben Gurion Airport, well within rocket distance of the Binyamin region of Samaria.

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16 Responses to “Lapid Calls for Unilateral Disengagement ”

  1. Guy Peters says:

    & the idiot makes threats about toppling Israeli government if appeasement to the enemy is not made .
    Annexations of Judea & Sanaria must be made – to hell with the pathetic fools of yesh atid !

  2. Ben II says:

    Lapid is garbage and should be tossed out of the gov.

  3. Uzi Kattan says:

    Lapid is the torch of dearkness like his father who hated everything Jewish. Filthy swine and ocher Yisrael.

  4. Gene Strong says:

    Douce bag treasonous liberal weasel..

  5. Marcel Murad says:

    Lapisd is the enemy of Israel

  6. Lapid- a self hating Jew- the kind that would collaborate with the enemy to save his tuchis while not caring what happened to friends or family.

  7. David Brooks says:

    There’s stupid and then there’s special stupid…

  8. Get Lapid out of the Government! He’s out to destroy Israel! God will deal with him too.

  9. Ira Abramson says:

    Prove that you are worthy and will stop shooting at us, including all of the Iranian puppets you dupe. It is all about the money, how much is Abbas worth? Any where near that of the millions that Arafat died with per Forbes Magazine.

  10. Hang the traitor and give his body to his mozzie mates

  11. Get this man out of the gov ASAP!

  12. Alexx Bar says:

    Let him leave…please :)

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