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Op-Ed: An Open Letter to Martin Indyk
Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/5/14 | MK Yaakov Katz

Posted on 05/11/2014 3:15:58 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

To the Honorable Mr. Indyk


Several days ago, you appeared on the Israeli media and blamed all the current ills, including the breakup of talks between our negotiators and the Arabs among us, on the "settlement" movement and the resumption of Jewish life in Judea and Samaria.

We would have you know, that from the first days of the "Return to Zion" movement", over 130 years ago, and followed by the forming of Theodore Herzl's Zionist movement, there was always – and still is – disagreement ...

Some felt that it was necessary to convince the world, and perhaps even the Arab residents of the Land of Israel, of the moral and legal rights of the Jews in the land of Israel,using solely...explanations.

As opposed to them, there were those who understood that there is no hope of persuading...consumed with hatred for our people and religion as they are, of the justice of our claims to the land. Accordingly, we must concentrate on creating facts on the ground...

The latter method is the one that proved itself, and has been the main method of dealing with the issue.


That is why the "settlement" movement, today's wonderful pioneers in the lands of Judea, Samaria, the Golan and east Jerusalem, is a continuation of the messengers' race that took off over a hundred years ago. Now we are those holding the torch that was relayed to us to pass on to the idealistic pioneers of the next generation.

We are the descendants of the practical Zionists, those who refused to go to Uganda, we continue the path of those pioneers who built the first moshavim, the first kibbutzim, the "Shomer" watchman's organization, the heroes of the Palmach and the martyrs of the Hagana and the Jewish Underground fighters.


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TOPICS: Editorial; Extended News; Israel; US: District of Columbia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: districtofcolumbia; drunkenantisemite; israel; ketzelle; martinindyk; pioneers; train; waronterror
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1 posted on 05/11/2014 3:15:58 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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