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Imagine: A Guardian letter by ‘liberal’ Palestinians condemning Hamas calls for genocide


No, Palestinians did NOT have a letter published at the Guardian condemning Hamas for its antisemitic, progenocide ideology.

However, the Guardian, in an especially egregious abuse of Holocaust memory, did publish a letter (originally posted by the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network titled ‘Over 300 Survivors and Descendants of Survivors of Victims of the Nazi Genocide Condemn Israel’s Assault on Gazacondemning alleged Israeli pro-genocidal policies.

We’re not sure which is more unlikely: that ‘liberal’ Palestinians would ever conceive of writing a similarly self-critical letter, or that the Guardian would ever publish it. But, here’s what such a letter – let’s say written by Palestinian Nakba survivors – condemning Hamas’s real plan of genocide against the Jews would possibly look like:

As Palestinian survivors and descendants of survivors of the Nakba, we unequivocally condemn Hamas’s genocidal ideology and statements by their top political and religious leaders attesting to their ongoing plan to exterminate the Jews.

We further condemn Western states more generally for failing to use their diplomatic muscle and moral authority to forcefully denounce this extreme form of anti-Jewish racism at every opportunity.  

Genocide begins with the silence of the world.

We are similarly alarmed by the extreme, racist dehumanization of Jews within Palestinian society, which has reached fever-pitch.

We are saddened by polls indicating that 93% of Palestinians hold antisemitic views, that Politicians and pundits in the state-controlled Palestinian media (in Gaza and the West Bank) have openly called for genocide, and that innocent Palestinian children are indoctrinated on the necessity of murdering Jews. 

Furthermore, we are outraged by the media’s failure to adequately inform readers, in the ubiquitous articles and commentaries published about the current war, that Hamas has no discernible political objectives, save of course the extermination of Jews from the Middle East.

Though we continue to mourn the loss of our homes at the hands of Israeli forces in the war of 1948, and hope for a just solution to the refugee problem, nothing can justify firing rockets at Israeli civilian communities, targeting Jewish children in mass terror attacks and nurturing Palestinian men, women and children on the virtues of Jihad.

We must raise our collective voices and use our collective power to condemn the scourge of Palestinian antisemitism and say ‘Not in our name’!  

Hamas does not speak for us and does not represent our values.

“Never again” must mean “Never again”.

Signed,

Survivors of the Palestinian Nakba and their descendants

 

28 replies »

  1. Don’t get distracted, this is all smoke and mirrors.

    The issue is one of international law: israel’s illegal occupation and illegal colonial settlements.

    Just stop. simple. We don’t need nazis is the 21st century thank you very much.

  2. Looking at the list of the signatories:
    – Most of them (not everyone of them) are not survivors of the Holocaust at all, they never were deported,arrested by the Nazis or were in any danger. They may be called escapees and not survivors.
    – these persons are excellent volunteer kapo material
    – apart from two persons (both dual citizens!) none of them are living in Israel, but in different western democracies, Their disgusting/vomit inducing political gesturing shows their utter disinterest in the fate of the remaining real survivors and their descendants who are living under the Iron Dome. (Regarding the two Israelis I hope they are enough principled to refuse the financial and other privileges supplied by the Israeli taxpayer for survivors and their descendants)
    – while I don’t have the time to and motivation to search for their personal history, some of them are well known professional political and/or anti-Israeli activists like Hayim Bresheeth, Hajo Meyer and Hedy Epstein (arrested two days ago in Ferguson MO!!), or the Langners who were members of the now defunct Israeli Communist Party and were known supporters of Arab terror. Being dual citizens, they left Israel long ago and returned to Germany

  3. Don’t you love it when some people use their supposed moral authority to make hysterical claims?
    Apparently, their condemnation of “all forms of racism” doesn’t extend to Hamas’ hatred of their relatives within the Green Line.

  4. It’s a logical fallacy to think that people who have suffered in the Holocaust, with all due respect, are experts on the Israeli-Palestianian conflict. It’s just another of the many misuses of the holocaust for various interests. (To be honest Israel if often guilty of that too.)

  5. The Guardian did at least also publish this too (not that I’m sticking up for the Guardian or the Lib Dems – it’s just nice to see some liberal voices in Britain’s leading liberal paper with actual liberal opinions!):

    As Liberal Democrats, we are totally committed to the state of Israel being able to live within secure borders, and wish to see the removal of the existential threat to Israel’s security by an internationally recognised terrorist group, and the creation of a viable Palestinian state.

    As recorded by the UN and captured by various international media sources, Hamas’s policy of using human shields to protect its arms caches in hospitals, schools and densely populated neighbourhoods must be understood as the principal factor behind the number of Gazan civilian deaths, and condemned as such.

    Hamas’s commitment to the destruction of Israel and its refusal to recognise Israel’s right to exist is a huge obstacle to peace.

    We hereby ask that the UK government and the international community call on Hamas to maintain the cessation of rocket fire beyond this current ceasefire. Israel has shown it is committed to a ceasefire subject to an end to the rocket fire; it is now incumbent on Hamas to do the same. This will allow the international community, led by Egypt, to broker an end to hostilities, involving the demilitarisation of Gaza plus recognition and adherence to the Quartet principles, which in turn will lead to the eventual opening of borders and a more enduring peace.

    Sir Alan Beith MP Chairman of the justice select committee and former deputy leader of Liberal Democrats, Lord Navnit Dholakia Deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords, Lord Monroe PalmerLiberal Democrat, joint backbench international affairs committee, Baroness Sarah Ludford MEP for London 1999-2014, Cllr Barry Aspinall Leader, Brentwood borough council

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  7. Ivan, there is a primary historical fact, that must be established now. There has never been, I repeat NEVER been, a civilization, Entity, or a nation referred to as “Palestine” There was never a Palestinian tribe, and there was never a Palestinian country in the Land of Israel to begin with! Israel is not for sale. It is not a pie to be sliced up and served to a clan of killers and their supporters.

    Israel existed 1500 years before Mohammad was born

    There was never in history any state called Palestine governed by Palestinians.
    Tell us when did it ever belong to Palestinians? Answer Never. It was never a Pal land to begin with, so your question is invalid.
    The Palestinians never governed or controlled any land before 1993.
    To make it simple, please tell me one Palestinian President before 1993?
    Keep thinking Ivan

    The Palestinians want a capitol, which they never had, in a country that never existed.

  8. Adam, i disagree with this time.
    The Palestinians are a very peaceful people. NOT

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2920683/posts
    Hamas Official Ahmad Bahr Preaches for the Annihilation of Jews.
    August 10, 2012.
    “Oh Allah, destroy the Jews and their supporters. Oh Allah, destroy the Americans and their supporters. Oh Allah…kill them all, without leaving a single one.
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    Fatah is no different then Hamas.
    Both are Evil.

    http://www.palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=11381
    PA and Hamas honor Sbarro suicide bomber who murdered 15
    by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
    May 5, 2014

    Hamas: He “gave the Zionists a taste of humiliation”

    PA: Funeral was “national wedding”
    – the Martyr’s wedding to 72 Virgins in Paradise

    The terrorist who murdered 15 in the Sbarro pizza shop suicide bombing in 2001 was given a military funeral by the PA after his body was transferred to the PA last week.
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    http://www.mideastweb.org/hamas.htm
    The principles of the Hamas are stated in their Covenant. On Hamas charter, it says.Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it.
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    Mahmoud Al Zahar reveals Hamas’ genocidal agenda – shocking!

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    http://www.imra.org.il/story.php3?id=14650
    The Hamas advocates Killing Jews, simply for being Jews.
    24 November 2002.
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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/130924#.U2ewxPldXls
    Hamas Cleric: ‘Jews Destined to Extermination’.
    A Hamas cleric who attended the international conference of “Imams and Rabbis for Peace” now says the Jews are destined to be exterminated.
    Hana Levi Julian.
    4/19/2009
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    Hamas TV Song in Hebrew: Annihilate all the Zionists, Exterminate the Coackroaches’ Nest
    July 12, 2014
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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/180882#.U35QH_ldXls
    Hamas Official: The Only ‘Peace’ will be via Ethnic-Cleansing.
    ‘Peaceful resolution’ to conflict could only come through the ‘cleansing’ of Israelis from their country, says senior Islamist official.
    By Dalit Halevi and Tova Dvorin.
    5/21/2014
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    http://www.thememriblog.org/blog_personal/en/10166.htm
    Hamas MP: A Palestinian Who Kills One Jew Will Be Rewarded As If He Killed 30 Million.
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    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2014/05/child-on-hamas-kiddie-tv-i-shall-buy.html#.U4cv8vldWZk
    Child on Hamas kiddie TV: “I shall buy a bullet”.
    From MEMRI:
    May 22, 2014.

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    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2014/05/hamas-kiddie-tv-show-shoot-all-jews.html#comment-1370816994
    Hamas kiddie TV show: “Shoot all the Jews!”
    From Palestinian Media Watch, the latest episode of Hamas children’s TV show “Pioneers of Tomorrow.”
    May 05, 2014.

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    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2012/04/hamas-celebrates-anniversary-of-haifa.html#disqus_thread
    April 01, 2012.
    Hamas celebrates anniversary of Haifa restaurant bombing.
    Hamas newspaper Palestine Times has a featured article celebrating the ten year anniversary of the bombing of the Arab-owned Matza restaurant in Haifa, that killed 16 Israeli civilians. The article includes photos of the bomber as well as of the devastation to the restaurant, whose roof collapsed from the force of the explosion.
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    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2012/03/hamas-celebrates-10th-anniversary-of.html
    Hamas celebrates 10th anniversary of Netanya Passover massacre
    March 27, 2012
    Maybe I missed it, but I don’t recall seeing any Arabs protesting against this attack, or writing anguished op-eds about how a fellow Muslim could have done such a thing. No Arab groups popped up on college campuses calling for solidarity with Jews against terror. There were no UN resolutions condemning the massacre.
    But there was a PA-sponsored soccer tournament in Tulkarem named after the suicide bomber.

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    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2013/06/hamas-celebrates-10th-anniversary-of.html
    Hamas celebrates 10th anniversary of Davidka Square bus bombing
    The top headline on the Al Qassam Brigades (Hamas) webpage today is a celebration of the tenth
    anniversary of the bombing of bus 14A in Jerusalem.
    June 11, 2013

    Hamas doesn’t pretend that they were targeting the army, as they sometimes pretend to nowadays. They say explicitly that they targeted a passenger bus. This is a pure celebration of terrorism. They even include photos that show dead bodies.

    Six of the dead were over 65 years old.
    Hamas is also proud that some 100 people were wounded in the attack.

    If anyone thinks for a moment that Hamas’ bloodlust has lessened in the years since then, just read that article using Google Translate..

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    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2013/05/hamas-celebrates-11th-anniversary-of.html
    Hamas celebrates 11th anniversary of Rishon LeZion terror attack
    May 7, 2013

    Hamas might be telling Western media that it never targets civilians, but in Arabic it celebrates the deaths of innocents it killed every day.

    The latest on the Al Qassam website (only the Arabic version, naturally) celebrates the 11th anniversary of the Rishon LeZion terror attack. Wikipedia describes the attack:

    On Tuesday, 7 May 2002 at 11:03 pm, a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated a hidden explosive device within a crowded game club full of people located in the new industrial area of Rishon Lezion, only 10 km south of Tel Aviv, killing 16 innocent civilians and injuring 55 people, 10 of them in critical condition.

    After the attack the Israeli police stated that the suicide bomber was carrying a briefcase full of explosives and in addition was also wearing an explosive belt. The police estimated that the total weight of explosives were between 7 to 8 kilograms, and stated that the briefcase contained also metal fragments and bolts in order to maximize the number of casualties in the attack.
    Ten of the fatalities were over 50 years old.

    Hamas calls it a “heroic” operation, saying that over 20 “Zionists” were killed and over 60 injured, “most of them in critical condition.”

    Hamas didn’t take credit for the attack until six years later, when it held a “wedding feast” for the bomber and his fictional virgins in paradise. His daughter is quoted as being proud of her terrorist father.

    The woman who drive the bomber to the attack was caught and sentenced to 20 years – but was released in the Gilad Shalit swap.
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    http://www.solomonia.com/blog/archive/2008/03/jonathan-dahoahhalevi-calls-for-genocide/
    Calls for Genocide Doctrines Have Infiltrated Hamas Ideology
    Jonathan Dahoah-Halevi:
    March 19, 2008

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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/162062#.UKOoU4fAedI
    Hamas Arch Terrorist: No Regrets for Murdering 67 Israelis
    Hamas terrorist Abdullah Barghouti, serving 67 life sentences in Israel, speaks out from his prison cell.
    11/14/2012

    A Hamas terrorist who engineered the deaths of 67 Israelis during the Second Intifada, also known as the Oslo War, has said that he has no regrets whatsoever over the Israeli blood he spilled.
    The terrorist, Abdullah Barghouti, was sentenced to 67 life sentences for his role in the murders of Israelis in a string of suicide bombings, including the suicide attack at the Sbarro restaurant in Jerusalem in 2001. In an interview from his cell in an Israeli prison, which was broadcast on Hamas television, Barghouti said that he is in good health and that his morale is high.

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    http://www.jihadwatch.org/2008/05/hamas-official-after-we-defeat-the-zionists-we-will-persecute-them-we-will-persecute-them-to-eternit.html
    Hamas Foreign Minister “Zahar:”After we defeat the Zionists we will persecute them… we will persecute them to eternity”
    May 14, 08

    Hamas leader Mahmoud Zahar said Wednesday that a Palestinian state will be established on all of the land of Palestine and not only on parts of it, and that it will include “Jaffa, Lod and Haifa.”

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    http://www.dailyalert.org/rss/Mainissues.php?id=31253
    April 26, 2004
    Mahmoud Zahar, A top Hamas leader said this.

    Hamas would continue to struggle for the elimination of the State of Israel. “We are not willing to accept Israel as a legitimate state in this area. This is not our political attitude. This is a standing contradiction with Islam,” he said.
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    http://www.hvk.org/2001/1201/34.html
    December 6, 2001
    Sheikh Muhammed Siyam, a Hamas military leader.
    “I’ve been told to restrict or restrain what I say. . . . I hope no one is recording me or taking any pictures, as none are allowed . . . because I’m going to speak the truth to you,” Siyam reportedly said at the conference. “It’s simple. Finish off the Israelis. Kill them all! Exterminate them! No peace ever! Do not bother to talk politics.”
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    http://news.yahoo.com/hamas-leader-vows-never-recognize-israel-140726192.html
    Hamas leader vows never to recognize Israel
    Dec 8, 2012
    GAZA (Reuters) – Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, making his first ever visit to the Gaza Strip, vowed on Saturday never to recognize Israel and said his Islamist group would never abandon its claim to all Israeli territory.
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    http://fighthatred.com/videos/anti-semitic-television/1114-hamas-qkilling-jews-is-worship-that-draws-us-closer-to-allah
    Hamas: “Killing Jews is Worship that Draws Us Closer to Allah”
    NOVEMBER 28 2012
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    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2011/10/hamas-brags-about-eleven-years-of.html
    Oct 3, 2011
    Hamas brags about eleven years of terrorism
    The Palestine Times website published an article today listing Hamas’ terrorist accomplishments since the beginning of the terror war that began in September 2000.

    They brag about three specific acts of terror:

    The massacre at the Mercaz Harav yeshiva killing 8 students
    The attack by a laser-guided anti-tank missile against a schoolbus, killing a child (that they claim was a “soldier”)

    The Park Hotel Passover massacre killing 30, mostly elderly, Jews. (Hamas inflates the number of victims to 36.)

    The article says that in the past eleven years Hamas has committed:

    4303 terror attacks
    61 suicide attacks
    24 attempts to capture Israelis
    423 bombings
    90 sniper attacks
    146 ambushes

    In addition, they claim 8085 projectiles fired from Gaza, of which 2627 were Qassam rockets and 303 were Grad rockets.

    They claim to have killed 910 “Zionists” in that time period, while losing 1697 of their members. Not civilians – 1697 dead Hamas terrorists. This doesn’t include members of other terror groups like Fatah and Islamic Jihad.

    It is clear from the article that Hamas considers the second intifada to still be going on.

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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/151758
    PA Religious Official Publicly Calls for Genocide of Jews
    PA’s principal religious leader presents the killing of Jews by Muslims as a religious Islamic goal.
    Elad Benari
    1/16/2011
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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/130414
    PA TV Celebrates Most Murderous Terror Attack in Israeli History.
    PA TV celebrated the 1978 Coastal Road Massacre, in which 13 Israeli children and 25 adult civilians were murdered, with an hour-long special.
    Gil Ronen
    3/13/2009
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    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2013/11/palestinian-ambassador-brags-that-pa.html#.UopfFp0o6M9
    Palestinian ambassador brags that PA security forces carried out most 2nd intifada terror attacks
    Sunday, November 17, 2013
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    http://palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=2531
    Abbas honors mastermind of Munich Olympics massacre
    Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
    July 6, 2010
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    http://www.palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=5581
    PA TV honors Sbarro pizza shop terrorists
    Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
    Sept. 4, 2011
    PA TV host sends “best wishes” to “our glorious” prisoner who transported suicide bomber to attack that killed 15, including 7 children.
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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/165753#.UTEQGqI3uSo
    PA TV Glorifies Terrorists Responsible for Maalot Massacre
    PA TV broadcasts a tribute to the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, responsible for the 1974 Maalot massacre.
    3/1/2013
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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/178477#.UyRiZj–060
    PA: ‘Allah Will Gather Israelis So We Can Kill Them’
    Senior PA official calls Israelis ‘advanced instrument of evil’ with ‘no belief, no principles,’ on official PA TV.
    Ari Yashar
    3/13/2014,
    A senior Palestinian Authority (PA) official appeared on PA TV on Wednesday, where he called Israelis “an advanced instrument of evil,” claiming “Allah will gather them so that we can kill them.”

    The official, Abbas Zaki, further opined Israelis “have no belief, no principles.” He is a close associate of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas; last October he reportedly went to Syria as Abbas’s personal representative, and he has spoken at public events representing Abbas’s Fatah movement.
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    http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/abbas-fatah-movement-brags-it-killed-11000-israelis/2014/08/11/
    Abbas’ Fatah Movement Brags It Killed 11,000 Israelis
    Official Facebook page of Fatah, headed by Mahmoud “Peace Partner: Abbas, boasts about leading Palestinians in terror.
    August 11, 2014
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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/183854#.U-UPifldWXY
    Fatah Official Tawfiq Tirawi Calls for Ethnic Cleansing of Israelis, Jews

    Central Committee member calls to drive Israeli Jews into the Jordan river and the Mediterranean, in ‘solidarity’ with Gaza.
    By Tova Dvorin and Ari Yashar
    First Publish: 8/8/2014,

    The Palestinian Authority (PA) has called for ethnic cleansing against Jewish Israelis, after an official posted on Facebook to “drive the occupier out from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea.”
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    http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2014/05/
    fatah-demands-all-jews-leave-israel.html#.U3T8evldXlt
    Fatah demands all Jews leave Israel
    May 14, 2014
    A graphic posted on the official Fatah Facebook page:

    They aren’t talking about Israeli Arabs, so the only people they are demanding to leave their homes are Jews.

    And they nicely threaten to shoot them if they don’t.

    This is, after all, their “peace plan.”
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    Palestinian ambassador Abbas Zaki on TV
    “The true and final Goal is the end of Israel,
    but you can’t say that to the world”
    Nov 23, 2011
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    Senior PA official Nabil Shaath: “We’ll Never Accept the Two-States for Two Peoples Solution”
    July 27, 2011
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    Fatah official Kifah Radaydeh: “Our true goal has never been peace”
    July 10, 2009
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    PA Fatah MP, Najat Abu Bakr: “We will Destroy Israel in stages, in a religious war”
    July 12, 2009
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    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/07/24/palestinian-minister-hints-peace-deal-would-be-temporary-arrangement-before-conquering-israel-outright/
    PA MINISTER MAHMOUD AL-HABBASH HINTS: “PEACE DEAL WOULD BE TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENT BEFORE CONQUERING ALL OF ISRAEL”
    Sharona Schwartz
    Jul. 24, 2013
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    http://www.jewishpress.com/news/pa-official-if-we-had-a-nuke-wed-use-it-this-morning-video/2013/05/09/
    PA Official: ‘If We Had a Nuke, We’d Use It This Morning’ (Video)

    The Palestinian Authority doesn’t need rocks, firebombs, guns and suicide bombers. Senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub has a better way to kill Jews: “If we had a nuke, we’d use it this very morning.”
    Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu
    May 9th, 2013
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    http://palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=9965
    Abbas in 2005: Prisoners were following PA orders to kill
    by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
    Oct. 29, 2013
    Abbas in 2005: Release all prisoners
    including murderers
    because it was the PA who sent them to kill

    Abbas: “I demand [release of] prisoners
    because they are human beings,
    who did what we, we, ordered them to do.
    We – the [Palestinian] Authority.
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    http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/10/18/arab-lawyers-union-honors-terrorist-who-killed-21-israelis-in-haifa/
    Arab Lawyers Union Honors Terrorist who Killed 21 Israelis in Haifa
    October 18, 2012

    The Palestine Committee of the Arab Lawyers Union recently bestowed its “highest honor” on female suicide bomber Hanadi Jaradat, who killed 21 Israelis in a 2003 attack on Maxim’s restaurant in Haifa, Palestinian Media Watch reported on its website here.

    Jaradat, who worked as a lawyer, also injured 51 Israelis in her bombing of Maxim’s. The lawyers union “created the ‘Martyr Hanadi Jaradat plaque of honor’” for her, according to an Oct 14 report in the Palestinian daily publicationAl-Ayyam.

    A delegation “conveyed to the family of Martyr Jaradat the good wishes of the head of the Union, Mr. Omar Al-Zayn… and also emphasized the pride of the Arab Lawyers Union for what their daughter had done in defense of Palestine and the nation.”
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    http://zoa.org/2010/05/102657-abbas-fatah-tells-palestinian-kids-to-emulate-plo-terrorist-names-football-games-after-him-pa-tv-says-all-israel-is-palestine/
    Abbas’ Fatah Tells Palestinian Kids To Emulate PLO Terrorist – Names Football Games After Him – PA TV Says All Israel Is ‘Palestine’
    By: Morton A. Klein
    May 18, 2010

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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/171079#.UhN135K1Eng
    PA Radio: One Day Israel ‘Will be Palestine Again’
    Is there any hope for peace when the Palestinian Authority continues to strive towards the destruction of the Jewish state?
    Ari Soffer
    8/19/2013
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    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/163683
    Abbas Makes It Official: All of Israel is Palestine.
    The Fatah party, headed by Abbas, has made official what it has been saying more quietly and adopts a new logo: All of Israel as Palestine.
    Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu.
    12/30/2012,
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    http://www.palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=3351
    PA continues to teach denial of Israel’s existence
    Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
    Oct 5, 2010
    Last week, PA TV rebroadcast an educational documentary that has been broadcast numerous times since 2007. The documentary describes the Israeli cities of Haifa, Acre, Ashkelon, Jaffa and the Sea of Galilee as Palestinian.
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    http://www.palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=10725
    Official PA daily crossword:
    Haifa is “a port in occupied Palestine”
    by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
    Feb 20, 2014
    Although PA Chairman Abbas proclaims the Palestinian Authority’s desire to live side by side with an Israeli state, his official newspaper Al-Hayat Al-Jadida promotes a different position when it calls the Israeli coastal city Haifa “a port in occupied Palestine.”
    That was how Haifa was termed in a recent crossword puzzle in the paper, in a clear denial of Israel’s legitimacy and sovereignty.
    Clue: “A port in occupied Palestine”
    Solution: “Haifa”
    [Al-Hayat
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    http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Israel-behind-increase-in-Palestinian-AIDS-cases
    ‘Israel behind increase in Palestinian AIDS cases’
    KHALED ABU TOAMEH
    12/01/2012
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    http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/PA-holds-military-funeral-for-former-Fatah-terrorist-who-murdered-14-injured-60-320198
    PA holds military funeral for former Fatah terrorist who murdered 14, injured 60
    KHALED ABU TOAMEH
    07/18/2013
    Ahmed Abu al-Sukkar, a former Fatah prisoner, was involved in the horrific 1975 ‘refrigerator bombing’ in Jerusalem’s Zion Square. Palestinian Fatah members carry their weapons as they take part in a parade.
    Palestinian Fatah members carry their weapons as they take part in a parade.

    The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday held a military funeral for Ahmed Abu al- Sukkar, a former Fatah prisoner who was involved in the 1975 “refrigerator bombing” in Jerusalem’s Zion Square.
    Fourteen people were killed and more than 60 injured in the terror attack.
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    http://www.palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=9425
    Fatah honors arch-terrorist by proudly listing his 61 murders
    Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
    July 25, 2013
    Fatah glorifies terrorist Abdallah Barghouti as “brave prisoner” because he prepared the bombs for suicide terror attacks that:
    – “killed 15 Zionists” at Sbarro restaurant
    – “killed 11 Zionists” at Moment Café
    – “killed 15 Zionists” at Sheffield Night Club
    – “killed 9 Zionists” at Hebrew University
    – “killed 11 Zionists” at the Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall
    Fatah continues to follow Palestinian Authority policy documented by Palestinian Media Watch of honoring terrorists, among them Abdallah Barghouti.

    A picture glorifying 5 of the suicide bombings that Barghouti prepared explosives for and which killed 61 “Zionists” was posted by the administrator of the official Facebook page of the Mobilization and Organization Commission of Fatah. Terrorist Barghouti was honored as the “brave prisoner” and his attacks as “self-sacrificing activity” and “Martyrdom-seeking operations.” “Martyrdom-seeking operations” is the Palestinian euphemism for suicide bombings.

    Barghouti is serving 67 life sentences for preparing explosives for terror attacks in which 67 people were murdered – Sbarro restaurant (15 killed, Aug. 9, 2001), Sheffield Club (15 killed, May 7, 2002), Moment Café (11 killed, March 9, 2002), triple attack at Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall (11 killed, Dec. 1, 2001), Hebrew University (9 killed, July 1, 2002), and Bus 4 in Tel Aviv (6 killed, Sept. 19, 2002).

    Following PMW’s exposure of the visits this past May by PA TV to the homes of terrorist Barghouti and two other arch terrorists who between them are serving 166 life sentences, PA TV criticized PMW saying they are not terrorists but “heroes” and attacked PMW for calling them “terrorists”.
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    http://www.jewishworldreview.com/jeff/jacoby011003.asp
    After the Tel Aviv massacre on January 12th 2003, where 2 Palestinian homicide bombers massacred 23 Israeli civilians. The PLO web site posted a statement — celebrating the attacks: “With faith in the calling of holy jihad,” it said, “two suicide attackers . . . succeeded this evening to infiltrate the Zionist roadblocks and to enter the heart of . . . Tel Aviv and carried out two consecutive suicide attacks… These suicide attacks caused a large number of fatalities and casualties in the center of the Zionist occupation of our land. We swear before our people that additional suicide operations will occur.” That is a view with which much of Arab opinion concurs. ArabicNews.com, for ex ample, datelined its story on the Tel Aviv attack “Palestine-Israel,” and reported that the bombings had killed “23 Israeli settlers.”
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    The Palestinians heroes are Arab terrorists who sneak up in an Israeli’s home and slaughters an entire family like at Kibbutz Metzer.
    The Europeans need to stop funding these Palestinian Islamo Nazis.

    Kibbutz Metzer was about the terrorist incident where a Palestinian gunmen machine gunned an Israeli mother and her 2 sons at Kibbutz Metzer in 2002. The Israeli mother tried to shield her sons, but it was to no avail, the Palestinian terrorists massacred all 3 of them.
    And the Europeans fund these Palestinian mass murderers.

    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/178122#.UxaUTvldXow
    Abbas Rep. at Terror Funeral Praises ‘Heroic Martyr’
    Hero’s funeral held by PA for returned body of terrorist who killed five including two children, Abbas sends his praise.
    By Ari Yashar
    3/4/2014
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    Why are the Europeans and U.S giving money to these Fatah mass murderers?

    http://www.timesofisrael.com/cash-strapped-pa-spends-4-5-million-per-month-compensating-security-detainees/
    PA spends 6% of its budget paying Palestinians in Israeli jails, families of suicide bombers.
    Hamas terrorist who orchestrated 2002 Park Hotel massacre, in which 30 Israelis died, gets $3,000 a month, Channel 2 reports; bomb-maker jailed for 67 killings gets $1,000
    ILAN BEN ZION
    September 3, 2012
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    It should be pointed out, the Jewish leaders on the left at Kibbutz Metzer in 2002 opposed Israel building a fence. The Jewish leaders at Kibbutz Metzer thought the Palestinians have humanity.
    Unfortunately they found out the savages Fatah are.

    To quote Caroline Glick from yesterday.
    http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Pope-Franciss-unfriendly-visit-354557
    Our world: Pope Francis’s unfriendly visit
    By CAROLINE B. GLICK
    05/27/2014

    As the former Cardinal of Buenos Aires, Francis may have heard of the November 2002 massacre at Kibbutz Metzer. Metzer was founded by Argentine communists in the 1950s. Metzer is located 500 meters from the 1949 armistice lines which made it an obvious beneficiary of the security fence. But true to its radical roots, in 2002 members of the kibbutz waged a public campaign against the planned route of the security fence. They feared that it would, in the words of Metzer member Danny Dovrat, “ignite hostility and create problems” with the kibbutz’s Palestinian neighbors.

    Thanks to that concern, on the night of November 10, 2002, a gunman from the “moderate” US- and EU-supported Fatah terror organization faced no physical obstacle when he entered the kibbutz. Once there he killed two people on the street and then entered the home of Revital Ohayon and executed Revital and her two sons, Matan, 5, and Noam, 4 years old.

    Fatah praised the attack on its website and pledged to conduct more assaults on “Zionist colonizers,” and promised to continue “targeting their children as well.”

    Had he actually cared about the cause of peace and non-violence he claims to champion, Francis might have averred from stopping at the barrier, recognizing that doing so would defile the memory of the Ohayons and of hundreds of other Israeli Jewish families who were destroyed by Palestinian bloodlust and anti-Semitic depravity.
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    Arnold Roth who lost his daughter in the Sbarros massacre couldn’t even find one Palestinian who could condemn Fatah and Hamas for celebrating the Homicide bomber for slaughtering 15 Israeli civilians including 7 children eating pizza.

    http://cifwatch.com/2014/05/06/in-search-of-palestinians-who-are-sickened-by-pas-celebration-of-sbarro-bomber/
    In search of Palestinians who are sickened by PA’s celebration of Sbarro bomber
    Arnold Roth
    5/6/14

    The official government-controlled WAFA News Agency gave major prominence to the funeral of the Sbarro bomber “martyr” and to the messages of PA officials inciting to fresh acts of murder. Only in Arabic, naturally. [Via Google Translate]
    The official government-controlled WAFA News Agency gave major prominence to the funeral of the Sbarro bomber (“martyr”} and to the messages of PA officials inciting to fresh acts of murder. Only in Arabic, naturally.

    He exploded in August 2001 inside a [Sbarro] restaurant filled with Jews, and died a happy young man, perhaps even an ecstatic one. His life, in accordance with the insane religious dogmas that had been pumped into his head, had reached its point of fulfillment.

    Aftermath of Sbarro bombing Photo

    Our post made the point that representatives of the major segments of Palestinian Arab society took part in last week’s funeral.

    If you were looking for moderates – say, the so-called moderates of the Mahmoud Abbas regime – they were indeed there but they were not moderating anything. When it comes to murder and incitement to murder of Israelis and of Jews, they are not moderate; they are enthusiastic. In last Wednesday’s funeral procession in Tubas, they participated, heart and soul, to ensure the strongest possible message of support, encouragement, adulation for acts of calculated murder like the one in which the dead human bomb had engaged, and that stole the life of our 15 year old daughter Malki. They amplified this message of hatred and jihad via the official Palestinian Arab state media, as did the Hamas regime in Gaza. They wanted everyone to know – at least, everyone who speaks Arabic.

    As for publishing the same news in other languages, they were much less interested. Try (just as one random example) finding any mention on the English-language, Bethlehem-based, high profile European-funded Maan News Agency website. But Maan’s Arabic side [here] has all the death-cult worship an Arabic reader with an interest in such things could want. Interesting, no?

    We received some feedback that suggested this characterization was unfair. They said there are voices in the Palestinian Arab world that are as sickened as people like us are by the unconcealed blood-lust of Hamas, of Islamic Jihad, of Fatah, of the Palestinian Authority and of Mahmoud Abbas.

    So here’s an invitation for anyone who has such evidence to send us public, published statements in the Arabic language, in which Palestinian Arab voices condemn what sickens the rest of the world: the process of turning psychopaths like the human bomb who murdered our daughter Malki into martyrs, heroes, figures to be emulated.

    Over to you.

    Send what you have to thisongoingwar@gmail.com or add them to the comments below. We’ll publish what we receive here. (Remember – in Arabic. We’ll take care of the translating into English.)
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