web analytics
December 21, 2014 / 29 Kislev, 5775
 
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post
8000 meals Celebrate Eight Days of Chanukah – With 8,000 Free Meals Daily to Israel’s Poor

Join Meir Panim’s campaign to “light up” Chanukah for families in need.



Bibi: I Won’t Jeopardize Israeli Security

JERUSALEM – Speculation has been building in Israeli media and political circles that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might be forced to reshuffle his governing coalition in order to increase the chances of reaching a peace deal with the Palestinian Authority.

According to reports in Haaretz and the Times of Israel, Netanyahu has been trying to convince Jewish Home Party leader and Minister of Economics Naftali Bennett and senior Likud ministers such as Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar that he would not jeopardize Israel’s security or compromise on issues like the fate of the Jordan Valley, Jerusalem and Palestinian refugees.

Speaking at a year-end economics conference sponsored by the Calcalist business newspaper, Ya’alon said that if he had to choose between a European Union boycott of Israel and compromising Israeli security that leads to endangering civilian population centers, he could live with a boycott.

“I don’t want a boycott,” Ya’alon told conference participants. “However, if the alternative to a European boycott is rockets from Nablus, Jenin and Ramallah on our cities, on Ben Gurion Airport, then… I prefer the European boycott.” Referring to western governments, Ya’alon added, “It is a matter of ignorance and unfamiliarity with the Middle East: its demographics, its mentality, and its culture.”

Shas, United Torah Judaism, and the Labor Party have said publicly that they would be willing to join the coalition if Jewish Home left the government on the eve of a peace agreement with the Palestinians. But no one is sure that the new “framework agreement plan” that Secretary of State John Kerry is bringing to Jerusalem and Ramallah this week will be amenable to either Netanyahu or PA President Mahmoud Abbas.

Bennett, Ya’alon and Sa’ar have reportedly expressed consternation over Israeli concessions to the Palestinians and Kerry – from releasing terrorists to land and security compromises – without securing any concessions from Abbas on such issues as recognizing Israel as a Jewish state, reasonable land swaps in Judea and Samaria, and deposing Hamas from power in the Gaza Strip.

Meanwhile, Israel’s Channel 10 News reported that Netanyahu was inclined to continue Israel-PA talks for another year on the basis of Kerry’s plan, which is highlighted by Palestinian statehood as per the pre-1967 lines. The Saudi Al Watan newspaper said that the plan would trigger a political tradeoff between Netanyahu and Abbas, whereby Israel would recognize the pre-1967 borders as the foundation for a future Palestinian state while the Palestinians would acknowledge Israel as the Jewish homeland.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

4 Responses to “Bibi: I Won’t Jeopardize Israeli Security”

  1. Yechiel Baum says:

    BIBI – you already compromised Israeli security by:
    1) stopping settlements
    2) releasing terrorists, especially into the heart of Jerusalem, capital of Jewish Israel
    3) Expropriating Jews from Jewish land in favor of the philistines.
    4) having livini speak on our behalf with the Philistines
    how much more damage can you do while you adhere to arab Obama and irish Kerry?

  2. Netanyahu has spent an a lot of time trying to convince the world of the perils of a nuclear armed Iran. I don't have a problem with this. But, what he has failed to do is secure his nations well being and interests in regards to the Palestinian issue. Apparently, it doesn't matter that a nine year old Israeli child was shot by a Palestinian terrorist while playing in her own back yard. It doesn't matter that a former IDF official was pulled over while driving and murdered with an ax and metal bars. It doesn't matter that IDF soldiers were assaulted and murdered by Palestinians and it certainly doesn't matter that the loved ones and families victims of Palestinian terrorism are walking out of prison gates despite pleas from his own people. All that matters to Netanyahu is signing on that dotted line. What of Israel will be left for the Palestinians to recognize of a pre 67' bordered Israel. I don't know what happened. At one point, Netanyahu would have never agreed to the buffoonery that is currently taking place. But, somewhere along the way Netanyahu has been drinking too much of the Peres and Livni kool aid. The Israeli people need to call elections and get this guy out of office. This should be new year resolution number one.

  3. Cody Flecker says:

    Netanyahu…you are a joke to the Israeli public and to the world at large. With leaders like yourself, Israel will be destroyed and be vanquished from this earth. No other country on earth has ever had to beg a weaker barbaric society like the Palestinians, yet you have managed to do exactly that. Releasing murderers in an attempt to force these barbarians to a peace table is like injecting cancer cells into an existing cancer. What do you think you will gain by all of this bribery?

  4. Scoundry of Netanyahu ass licking to Obama and Kerry, what are you making?, selling Israel to the Palestinians it is a madness together Peres/Livni gang, are you expecting to get the Peace Nobel Price?, you scoundrei of Netanyahu should go to a madhouse together with Peres/Livni gang, realy the whole thing is a madness.

Comments are closed.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Current Top Story
funny rocket joke
Israel Retaliates: Hits Terror Tunnel Cement Factory
Latest News Stories

It doesn’t pay to be a foreign volunteer soldier in the ISIS army.

TT-pure-olive-oil-events

This is the first flask of ritually pure olive oil made in 2000 years.

Israel Lebanon Peace Project Flag

First Lebanon’s Hezbollah started the Second Lebanon War, now the UN wants Israel to pay Lebanon for damages.

Elazar Stern

Stern expressed dismay at Tzipi Livni’s merger with the Labor party.

The Islamic terrorist entered the police station and began stabbing policemen while yelling “Allah hu Akbar”.

Two girls in Kibbutz Nir Yitzchak were taking a selfie video when the rocket siren went off on Friday morning.

M. was sitting at a red light when he saw the terrorist run past him…

The small Arab parties are talking about merging, and this could result in 14 seats for the Arab sector.

Hamas called Israel’s response to the Gazan attack a “serious escalation”.

Prosecutor in Ferguson case said ‘some witnesses lied under oath’ to support officer’s version of events.

PA Arabs are continuing near-daily clashes with IDF soldiers; on Friday, fierce fighting broke out after sermons at mosques.

Rocket fire was directed by Gaza terrorists at southern Israel’s Eshkol district on Friday for the third time since the summer.

Police must have been too busy arresting Jewish children to notice the Hamas rally on the Temple Mount today.

Was top Hezbollah terrorist a spy for Israel?

Reshet Bet has released their latest election poll…

Radical US Jewish lawyer involved in attempt to unite terrorists.

More Articles from Steve K. Walz
: Israeli soldiers leave Gaza late Monday. A three-day cease-fire brokered by Egypt put an end, at least temporarily, to the fighting. See story, above.

As of Tuesday, all IDF forces operating in Gaza withdrew and redeployed to holding positions around Gaza.

Walz-080114-Map

The operation against the tunnels is a first and necessary step in the demilitarization of the Gaza Strip.

The sophisticated cement tunnels, which cost hundreds of millions of dollars, were reportedly built with Qatari government funds.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the nation on Tuesday afternoon that if the rocket fire did not stop by Tuesday evening, he would order “an even harsher” military response.

“They were abducted and murdered in cold blood by human animals,” Netanyahu said shortly after the bodies were found.

Awad had been released as part of the Gilad Shalit kidnapping deal. Mizrachi’s widow, Hadas, told Israeli reporters that she had opposed the release of murderers as part of any kidnapping deal, and that Awad “deserved the death penalty so he wouldn’t kill again.”

If the abductors’ goal was to force Israeli authorities to release long-serving Palestinian prisoners, the effort backfired as Israeli forces are quickly rolling up what was left of Hamas in the West Bank and are reportedly contemplating the overthrow of the Hamas leadership in Gaza should harm come to the three teenagers.

Netanyahu brushed aside Lapid’s political threats, saying that he was either too politically inexperienced or unaware of the true nature of the peace negotiations with Abbas.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/bibi-i-wont-jeopardize-israeli-security/2014/01/01/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: