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Palestinian Authority Death Wish Shuns Superhighways and Trains

The PA’s all-or-nothing position years ago robbed itself of enjoying Israel’s superhighway. Now it refuses train lines that would propel economic growth. Why? Because it would help those awful settlers.
The Palestinian Authority would rather do without trains than let them help Jews as well as Arabs in Judea and Samaria. Picture: Passengers waiting for a train in Tel Aviv

The Palestinian Authority would rather do without trains than let them help Jews as well as Arabs in Judea and Samaria. Picture: Passengers waiting for a train in Tel Aviv
Photo Credit: Shay Levy/ Flash 90

Economic development and comfort for people simply is not worth the dream of shoving the Jews out of their homes.

The most ridiculous aspect of the PA attitude is that the railway plan, by the ministry’s own admission, is far , far away.

“There is no intention to carry it out the plan at this time,” said an official from Israel’s Transportation Ministry, “It’s not going to be built for years.”

But thanks to the Palestinian Authority all-or-nothing attitude, even if it takes 100 years to be built, it will be completed before the Palestinian Authority becomes a country.

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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12 Responses to “Palestinian Authority Death Wish Shuns Superhighways and Trains”

  1. The Pallys want to keep their camels as you can’t f**k a train.

  2. Wars and rumors of wars are raging all over the world today just as the Bible stated that they would in the end times. Now we have trouble in Turkey, Egypt, Syria, Iran, Lebanon, N. Korea, Libya, and on and on the list goes! Iran continues unwavering on it’s march in the development of nuclear weapons and Assad the dictator of Syria is still in power. Current intelligence seems uncertain of when Iran will get the bomb and Israel cannot afford to gamble with this. Assad of Syria has allegedly used Chemical and Bio weapons against his own people and has threatened to use them against other nations in the past. If this situation does not drastically change soon for the better, I believe the war in Isaiah Chapter 17 will likely take place. Damascus Syria would be destroyed. The worlds economy would likely collapse as a result and could usher in a one world government movement. I wrote a small 6 page book that outlines what I believe the Bible states will take place soon as well as the potential trends I see at this time. I don’t accept donations and it’s free. It’s a short read. I encourage you to have a look: http://www.booksie.com/religion_and_spirituality/book/richard_b_barnes/after-the-rapture-whats-next.

  3. They hate themselves more than they hate us.

  4. Let's face facts – the Arabs hate us more than they like to live. They most certainly will cut off their own noses if they think it will harm Jews.

  5. Kol Hakovod. I have been talking to people about using the term reestablishment and rebirth regarding this third Jewish State. This is the first time I have seen someone else use it at least in print.

  6. Kol Hakovod. I have been talking to people about using the term reestablishment and rebirth regarding this third Jewish State. This is the first time I have seen someone else use it at least in print.

  7. Les Le Gear says:

    Hate is integral to islam. It's not really a religion, it's a philosophy. muslims live to hate. They celebrate hatred and death.

  8. Israel get rid of radical Islam, all other nations aught to refuse to provide aide this'll soon bring them to heel and may well set an example to the rest of the middle east. It is time for radical action.

  9. Israel get rid of radical Islam, all other nations aught to refuse to provide aide this'll soon bring them to heel and may well set an example to the rest of the middle east. It is time for radical action.

  10. Tim Upham says:

    Those awful settlers can be bring hefty tax revenues into an independent Palestine. So very much reconsider Palestinian Authority.

  11. The Palestinians has to go out to Jordan, this is realy their territorry, the peace process should be negotiated Palestinians, Jordans, the UK and US, Israel has nothing to do with this process.

  12. Ron Kall says:

    It cannot be any clearer, that the arab palestinian leaders are not in any way interested in improving the lives of their fellow palestinian arabs! Their only goal is to wait it out until the rest of the Jew hating world can force Israel to sign a peace treaty that will be tantamount to a national suicide pact or until however long it takes for Israel to disappear!

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