Category: Palestinians

Can Abbas still be a peace partner?

Sep 30, 2012

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Abbas must be dragged down from the aggressive perch dangerously high up on the warlike tree that he has planted in the PA. A renewed multilateral effort for the proven combination of state-building and security cooperation is the best way forward.

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Lies like Water

Jul 19, 2012

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It’s a canard that Israel is denying West Bank Palestinians water rights negotiated under the Oslo Accords. The truth is that Palestinians are wasting tremendous amounts of water, refusing to utilize modern water conservation or sewage treatment methods, and stealing water from Israel. Then they complain that Israel is drying them out!

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Abbas’ empty threat

Apr 23, 2012

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Abbas would be better off not threatening us with his own demise. Israel can manage without him and his Palestinian “authority.”

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Palestinian obstructionism

Apr 17, 2012

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Today’s Palestinian letter to Israel mixes fact with fiction, is maximalist and threatening, and indicates no real desire to negotiate – only to place Israel in the international dock of criminality.

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Hippocratic Israel, Hypocritical World

Feb 16, 2012

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Treating Israelis and Palestinians side by side is a delicate balancing act. Israel gets almost no international credit for its manifold humanitarian medical activities.

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Throwing good euros after bad

Jan 31, 2012

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The EU has been the deepest honey-pot the Palestinians could ever hope for. It has poured good money down the drain, and bankrolled extremism and obstructionism.

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Who’s Destroying Antiquities?

Nov 18, 2011

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There is little doubt that Palestinian authorities are assaulting the Temple Mount and other antiquities in the West Bank so as to erase any vestige of archaeological evidence for Jewish (and Christian) history.

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It’s not just about Shalit

Oct 12, 2011

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Perhaps the Shalit deal, albeit risky and humiliating, will move us into a new period of tactical and mutually-beneficial understanding with Hamas.

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Boycott Hamas lulavs

Oct 9, 2011

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How can a Jew fulfil the religious obligation of joy and prayer before God with terrorist lulavs from Gaza?

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Humpty Dumpty Palestine

Oct 4, 2011

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The Palestinians are far from being “ready” for statehood for reasons ranging from impotency to insolvency, and from maximalist expansionism to raw anti-Semitism.

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David M. Weinberg is a think tank director, columnist and lobbyist who is a sharp critic of Israel’s detractors and of post-Zionist trends in Israel. Read more »


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