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    • Yonatan Shaked
    • 30.03.14 | 21:49 (IDT)

    The expropriation of 20,000 dunams (some 5,000 acres) was for security reasons, and indeed settlement purposes BECAUSE of security reasons. Yes, this is not a Bedouin country and the Bedouins will have to move from their illegal townships to modern communities – like happened with Lakiah in the Negev. The recognition of Israel as a Jewish state has nothing to do with what you are referring to. The Muslims want to destroy everything that Israel represents. I assume that you are a Christian but, FYI, it started in the Qur'an which states that the Jewish prophets are ‘Muslims’ and consequently, the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron (where Abraham and Sara, Isaac and Rebecca, and Jacob and Leah are buried in a cave that was purchased by Abraham to become the family tomb in a contract of sale recorded in the Torah in the Book of Genesis) now has a mosque built upon it and the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa mosque are built upon Judaism's holiest site on the Temple Mount. FYI, the Muslims want to destroy the State of Israel in the same way as they tried to destroy our spiritual foundation, as explained above. And, it is because of this systematic Muslim propaganda that the Arabs now believe that Palestine is theirs – simply, BECAUSE Israel is the Jewish State! THIS is the reason why the MUSLIM Arabs/Palestinians must recognize Israel as a Jewish state. FYI, for a true Muslim the State of Israel is illegal and must be dismantled. Islam does not recognize the religion of the Jews and, although Islam is the religion of peace; ‘peace’ for a Muslim is not the peace I understand peace to mean. ‘Peace’ means that Jews can practice their religion as dhimmis whilst governed by Muslims. A true Muslim knows that he must establish that what is “mar’uf” (right) and remove that what is “munkar” (wrong [i.e. Israel]), from their lives and from society. This is Jihad and it is a requirement in the religion of Islam. Do you, or do you not, understand our security problems?

    from the article: 38 years on, Israel still doesn't understand Arab protests over land seizures
    First published 11:32 30.03.14 | Last updated 11:32 30.03.14
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