Skip to comments.Bennett to Netanyahu: Yes or No, will You Order More Expulsions?
Posted on 12/22/2012 1:44:00 PM PST by Eleutheria5
"First, the facts: I never called for refusal of orders. Not in the interview with Nissim Mishal and not anywhere else, ever.
"I have served in the IDF for 22 years, as a combat soldier and commander. I fought in all of Israel's campaigns during this time, including unknown ones. I repeat: I never called for refusal of orders....
"On Thursday I spoke from the depth of my heart and I do not apologize for what I said. However, I am now not a private individual but a public figure, and I will say things in the clearest possible way: an order to uproot an Arab village or a Jewish community is a fatal blow to the most basic human rights, and it places the soldiers before a heart wrenching dilemma between human rights on the one hand, and the obligation to obey orders on the other.
"This is an unbearable dilemma. I pray with my entire heart that such an order will not be given again, ever, but in the bottom line, if worst comes to worst, I say clearly: a soldier must obey the military's orders.
"On the eve of elections, The Likud's preoccupation with the question of whether soldiers will expel Jews from their homes again or not, says it all," he added. "Likud with partners from the Left could bring upon us another Disengagement. I call upon Prime Minister Netanyahu to take back his agreement to a Palestinian state.
"Mister Prime Minister yes or no? Do you intend to uproot Jews from their homes again? We will be a large and meaningful party in order to prevent a situation in which IDF soldiers again have to face such dilemmas, which are not humanly bearable."
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A practical question, how to invest in the future of Israel without funding a government that kicks Jews out of their homes?
All withdrawal has ever gotten the Israelis is more terrorism and war. It’s time to draw the line.
Sad to see Bennett backtracking on this, and adding “Arab village” to be equivalent with “Jewish community”. Uprooting a Jew is treason, whereas uprooting an Arab village is a mitzvah and should be carried out enthusiastically.
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The only peace in the middle east is the peace that exists within Israel’s well guarded borders. She should be expanding her borders in response to every new attack.
She should never cede even an inch of territory. It only acts as an incentive to more terrorism.
Bennett ... Cerf? Who?
Naftali Bennett, chairman of Bayit Yehudi party, which now places third in polls for upcoming election.
I would order LOTS of expulsions, but not of 'settlers' !!!