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Israel Arabs Greet Herzog and Livni with PA Flags and Fist Fights

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Dozens of Arabs, the ones who are full-fledged Israelis complete with citizenship, greeted Yitzchak Herzog and Tzipi Livni Saturday with catcalls, slurs, Palestinian Authority flags and fights when the duo visited the area of Wadi Ara, a hotbed of Islamic Movement radicals.

Protesters called the new faction, a merger of Livni’s HaTnua and the Labor parties, “radical right-wingers” with “blood on their hands.”

Bujie and Tzipi are tied up in the age-old bleeding heart philosophy that if you simply show the Arabs you really aren’t so Jewish and Zionist, they will hug and kiss you without a knife in the back.

The demonstrators on Saturday southeast of Haifa were more honest than that. Herzog and Livni’s “Zionist Camp” gimmick is the last thing that is going to convince Arabs who openly want a “one-state” solution that they can be partners for peaceful co-existence so long as there is a Jewish government.

There were many Arab supporters for Herzog and Livni during Saturday’s campaign stop, but they and the “Members of the Homeland” protesters literally fought with each other, leading to six arrests.

“We do not want anyone from the Zionist Union to come here. They are accomplices to murders against the Palestinian nation,” one protester said, according to Yediot Acharonot.

The Arab  parties have merged in the campaign to make sure no smaller faction will be left out of the Knesset. Arab leaders smell a chance to increase their numbers in the Knesset and are in the midst of full-scale campaign to encourage Arabs to change their habit of not voting in national elections.

There are 10 Knesset Members from the two Arab parties and one Jewish-Arab party. Polls indicate they will have 12 or 13 MKs after the votes are counted next month.

If the polls are more or less correct, the only way Herzog and Livni can form a government is if the Arab or Haredim join the coalition. Neither scenario is likely to happen.

There is a limit to how far the Arabs can pretend to be Zionists. As for the Haredim, Shas leader Aryeh Deri said he won’t join a government with Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party.

With all of these enemies within the leftist camp, who are their friends?

Radical Israeli Islamic Preacher Convicted – Again

Monday, November 10th, 2014

A Jerusalem Court has accepted a government appeal and convicted anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist Israeli Arab Raad Salah of racial incitement.

He is about to be sentenced to a lengthy term in jail for the umpteenth time, and maybe the judicial system finally will not be in such a rush to release him from his cell.

He was sentenced last March to eight months in prison by the lower court in Jerusalem after being convicted for incitement to violence but being acquitted on a charge of racist incitement in Jerusalem in 2007 when he said “the best moments in our fate are when we meet God as martyrs for Al Aqsa.”

In other words, “Get ourselves killed while attacking Jews on the Temple Mount.”

The government appealed the acquittal and won a conviction in the higher court, which ordered the lower court to sentence Salah next month.

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz accused the Islamic Movement on Sunday of contributing to the escalation of violence on the Temple Mount and in Jerusalem.

Salah was jailed in 2010 for five months for spitting at an Israeli police officer.

Israeli Muslim Leader Urges ‘Peace’ to Break Israel into Pieces

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

A former convicted terrorist who now is a leading Israeli Muslim cleric and peace advocate has called on rabbis to lead a joint Muslim-Jewish “peace march.”

“We will proclaim to every religious leader that they preach peace between two religions and two peoples,” Sheikh Abdullah Nimar Darwish told Israel Radio in an interview.

“We want to call on politicians to speed up the peace process. Let’s come and make peace together and stage a march in Tel Aviv or Kfar Kassem that will send a message there is enough spilling of blood and enough destruction, enough killing and enough hate.”

Israel radio, which has a long tradition of being an advocate for the center-left, immediately turned to Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi David Lau, for comment.

Israel Radio reported on its website,” Rabbi Lau answered that he supports a meeting of this kind” and he added, “There is no permission in the name of God, and no justification to attack people and not attack the lives of people. I would be happy to have another meeting with the leaders of other religions and deliver the message that this is not the way of God.”

I am not going to second-guess Rabbi Lau but certainly can second guess Israeli Radio, euphemistically known as the “Voice of Israel.”

If Rabbi Lau had declined to respond, the radio station would have reported, “The Chief Rabbi of Israel, whose father is former Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau and perhaps the most popular and respected Jewish leader in the country, refused to comment if he favors a peace march with Muslim leaders.”

So Israel Radio got away with another attempt for a campaign to jeopardize Israel as a Jewish state.

Why am I so doubtful of Sheikh Darwish?

Just because he was a terrorist does not mean he has not reformed, but peaceful means do not always have peaceful objectives.

Darwish is a native of Kfar Kassem and studied Islam in Shechem, a hotbed of Palestinian Authority terrorism in central Samaria.

He founded the Islamic Movement in Israel in 1971 and a few years later started a jihadist organization promoting “an Arab Islamic state in Palestine.”

He was arrested for terrorist activities, and he was convicted and jailed until Israel freed him as part of the infamous Jibril Agreement in 1985, when the Peres administration freed 1,150 terrorists and security prisoners in exchange for three Israeli prisoners captured during the First Lebanon War.

Darwish’s reform has included his public opposition to violence, but only in pre-1967 Israel.

However, he remains the spiritual leader of the southern branch of the Islamic Movement, whose northern branch leader is Raad Salah, the radical Islamic preacher who has been in and out of jail several times for violence and incitement, including calls for violence on the Temple Mount.

Salah has disassociated himself from Darwish because the radical leader opposes Darwish’s pragmatic approach to achieve “one-state” solution to the “problem” of Israel’s being a Jewish state.

“Whoever establishes a movement that is based on violation of the law, does not represent us,” Darwish has said. “However, in the West Bank and Gaza there is no rule of law; there is an occupation which must be eliminated, and not a state which must be respected.

“Therefore, I understand the Palestinians or the Lebanese, which are rising up in any way they can… If I were being occupied, I too would rise up, but the moment I decided that I am a part of the state as long as I am within the borders of the Green Line, I obey the law, together with my representatives in the Knesset, and this is proof that I do recognize the State of Israel.”

Darwish “understands” the need for violence in Judea, Gaza and Samaria while calling for peace, justifying violence because of the “occupation” and publicly opposing violence in Israel, despite his organization’s incitement. The southern branch of the Islamic Movement includes tens of thousands of Bedouin, who have become a major demographic threat.

Except for Be’er Sheva, the Bedouin population is the overwhelming majority in the Negev, thanks primarily to the government’s blind eye to bigamy. They have squatted on thousands of square miles of state land, including areas adjacent to IDF bases.

Darwish’s “peace march” proposal is like the American-backed “peace process,” which the Palestinian Authority pursues until it no longer can achieve its objective of a non-Jewish Israel.

They called that “peace.”

Israeli Security Forces Shut Down Hamas-Linked Charity In Nazareth

Friday, September 12th, 2014

The Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) and police have shut down a Hamas-affiliated organization in Nazareth that promoted unrest on the Temple Mount.

The offices of Amara al-Aqsa wa al-Muqadasat, a group founded in 2009 by the Islamic Movement that was behind a series of Temple Mount riots, has ties with Hamas and has the goal of preventing “Jewish domination” of the Temple Mount, according to the Shin Bet..

“This activity led to an escalation of tensions on the Temple Mount, which promotes disturbances that frequently break out there, and undermines the security of visitors to the site, while harming Israeli sovereignty at the site,” it said.

Hamas Pays Temple Mount Rioters To Attack Jews

Friday, May 30th, 2014

A Hamas official captured by the Shabak (Israel’s General Security Service) last month spilled the beans during his interrogation on how Hamas operates and is funded, particularly in Jerusalem.

Mahmoud Toameh was caught trying to sneak into Israel from Jordan, the Shabak announced on Thursday.

One of the more important pieces of information Toameh revealed was how Hamas works with the Israeli-Arab Islamic Movement to keep Jews off the Temple Mount – the Jewish people’s holiest site.

Hamas pays hundreds of men between NIS 4000 to NIS 5000 a month to always be on the Temple Mount and to harass and throw stones at Jews who go up to visit the holy site.

JewishPress.com has published more than once these past few months, photos of Muslims waving Hamas flags on the Temple Mount, after rioting.

Toameh also linked the Islamic Movement’s Northern Division Raed Salah directly to Hamas.

One of the ways Hamas receives money from overseas is through real estate deals originating in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States. Iran was a major funder of Hamas, until it couldn’t afford to anymore. But with international sanctions quickly falling by the wayside thanks to the US, that could quickly change, and we can once again see Tehran funding Hamas.

And of course, one is not surprised to learn that Hamas is also linked to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Palestinian Authority Incites Bedouin Anti-Israel Protests

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

The Palestinian Authority has embarked on a daily campaign to solidify ties with Bedouin protesters in the Negev, where the Jews are an increasingly smaller minority outside of Be’er Sheva.

“Hundreds of Palestinians with Israeli citizenship demonstrated in Beersheba outside of the office for the Authority for the Regulation of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev on Thursday to protest ongoing house demolitions,” the Bethlehem-based Ma’an News Agency reported.

“The demonstrators chanted the Palestinian national anthem and waved Palestinian flags,” it added.

It quoted the mayor of the Bedouin city of Rahat, approximately 15 miles north of Be’er Sheva, as calling the authority a “second government which endeavors to displace the Bedouins and steal their lands.”

Sound familiar?

If all of the land in Judea and Samaria and more than half of Jerusalem belongs to the “Palestinians” and almost all of the Negev belongs to Bedouin, the Palestinian Authority can call Israel a “Jewish state” just to mock the idea because the government of Tel Aviv has malignly neglected the Galilee, east of Haifa, and all of the Negev, where Arabs and Bedouin are the majority.

It is not a coincidence and it is not just rhetoric when protesting Bedouin call their land “Palestine.”

Arabs Stone Temple Mount Visitors, Try to Block Jewish Entry

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

The Temple Mount was opened to visitors on Wednesday morning, on the eve of Rosh Hashana, and masked Arabs took advantage of that and began stoning visitors and policemen in the Temple Mount plaza.

Following the stoning, police entered the Temple Mount in force and scattered the stone throwers, many of whom ran into the mosque to avoid arrest.

It is now quiet on the Temple Mount, and the visits are continuing uninterrupted.

This morning, police also turned around dozen of buses transporting Arabs heading to the Temple Mount.

Raed Salach, the head of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, called on his Arab followers to prevent Jews from going up to the Temple Mount today.

Raed Salach was previously convicted of funding Hamas, meeting an Iranian intelligence officer, and attacking a policeman for which he went to jail a few times.

The courts just released Salach again today, following an incitement speech last week, with a restraining order of not to get within 30 kilometers of Jerusalem for the next 180 days.

 

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