Israeli minister ready to pay his life to grab West Bank

It is not only Bennett, but almost all Israeli officials believe in the idea of great Israel in the land lies between the Nile and Euphrates

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett called on supporters on Thursday to give up their lives to ensure annexation of West Bank.

“We cannot keep marking the land of Israel as a tactical target and a Palestinian state as the strategic target,” he was quoted as saying by Israeli newspaper Haaretz

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett called on supporters on Thursday to give up their lives to ensure annexation of West Bank.

Speaking at a conference honouring a late right-wing Israeli legislator, Bennett voiced opposition to the eviction of Amona, an Israeli settlement outpost in the West Bank built on privately owned Palestinian land in 1995 and considered illegal under international and Israeli law.

“We have to mark the dream, and the dream is that Judea and Samaria will be part of the sovereign state of Israel,” Bennett said, using an Israeli name for the occupied West Bank.

The education minister, who leads the religious Zionist Habayit Hayehudi party, called for an active policy to annex the West Bank, saying that the “path of concessions” has failed.

“We cannot keep marking the land of Israel as a tactical target and a Palestinian state as the strategic target,” he was quoted as saying by Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

The West Bank, occupied by the Israel Zionists in 1967, is proposed by the UN and world powers to be, along with the Gaza Strip, home to the Palestinian state. But Israel continues to build and expand Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

It is not only this minister who uttered such remarks, but almost all of the Israeli officials had previously uttered similar remarks and even confessed that they do not believe in peace with the Palestinians, but in ethnic cleansing to them.

(Source / 08.10.2016)

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Temple Mount temporarily closed to Jewish visitors after clashes with police




The Temple Mount was temporarily closed to Jewish visitors on Wednesday at the order of Jerusalem District Commander Yoram Halevy after Jews broke visitation rules at the holy site, police said. The Jewish visitors were expelled from the compound for bringing sacred books to the Mount and trying to pray there. After one of the individuals was cautioned, another took out a holy book, and the group was expelled. Meanwhile, renewed clashes erupted between protesters and Israeli security forces near the Lion's Gate in the Old City, where police used stun grenades against the demonstrators. A regular dynamic has developed involving clashes between Palestinians and Israel Police over the past several days near the Lion's Gate. Dozens of Palestinians are present at the site on a regular basis, urging devotion to the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount and condemning Israel. During Muslim prayer times, particularly the midday and nighttime prayers, hundreds and sometimes even thousands have been gathering there.

There have been outbreaks of violence during these periods, including stone-throwing or physical confrontations with the police. In most of these incidents, the police have been using stun grenades and sponge-tipped bullets to disperse the crowds. In a number of cases, journalists in the area have also suffered violence at the hands of the police. On Tuesday, Hassan Shaalan, a reporter for the Ynet news website, was struck by a policeman even after he identified himself as a member of the press. A group of Jerusalem-based journalists released a statement of condemnation over the incident and called on the police to permit reporters to do their jobs. The Jerusalem Police responded: "This involved an incident that took place in the course of violent disturbances of the peace that occurred in Jerusalem while the police were acting to remove the demonstrators from the street after some of them refused to vacate. The forces working on the scene are under constant threat to their lives. http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.802141

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