Splitting Israel - foreign political manipulation, weakening the nation? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • re Jews & Muslims in Jewish State of Israel
    • 28.07.13 | 01:48 (IDT)

    Who can know who are really behind this movement to split already tiny Israel into two states which would weaken Israel's peoples? A poll - if there could be such in a politically non-coercive atmosphere - might find that the majority of Muslims in the so-called "West Bank" - which is Israel's Judea and Samaria - would actually prefer to be Israeli citizens, and under the protection of the IDF. Already, some Muslims in East Jerusalem have reportedly said that if their area were ever to come under PA (Palestinian Authority) administration, they would prefer to move further into the Jewish State of Israel. Nazi-oriented Europeans would want to do anything to weaken Israel. When have Europeans ever encouraged Muslims to be peaceful citizens in Israel which includes those so-called "territories" (Judea & Samaria) under Israel's jurisdiction (and Israel has even ceded areas to be administered by Muslims which might/might not have been a good idea and Muslims are reportedly often complaining about corruption and torture in prisons run by their Palestinian Administration.) Seems it has only ever been Jewish Israelis who have been criticized by Europe for eg, building protective barriers and having checkpoints to protect innocent Jews from Nazi-type anti-Semitic terrorism. Who has spread the lies that Israel is like an apartheid State? Does anyone really believe that Israel likes to ghetto Jewish communities behind barriers to protect them from any resurgence of terrorist attacks? Give me just one example when the EU has encouraged Muslims to be at peace with Jews in the land of Israel which has borders envisaged in the original Mandate plan, and which Israel also has claim to because it was land won in defending against aggression by Muslim nations, as well as being Jewish Biblical land which was at various times in history invaded by foreign entities.

    from the article: The poverty of boycotting Israel
    First published 14:20 25.07.13 | Last updated 14:20 25.07.13
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