Is Peace With Israel Unholy?

Sunday, September 25, 2011 |  Aviel Schneider

“The peace between Israel and Egypt is no longer holy!” declared the Secretary General of the Arab League, Nabil al-Arabi. “It cannot be considered equal to the holy Koran and the holy New Testament.”

In effect, the Old Testament of the Jewish people is unholy in the eyes of the 75-year-old jurist. The Muslim East and Christian West are sacrosanct; but the State of Israel is illegitimate, both politically and religiously. And that has repercussions on the 32-year-old peace treaty between Israel and Egypt.

“The peace agreement with Egypt is truly in danger,” said top Middle East expert Ehud Ya’ari on Israel’s Channel 2 television.

About two weeks after al-Arabi’s comments, thousands of Egyptians ransacked the Israeli Embassy in Cairo. And things could get worse.

“The likelihood of an all-out war is growing,” said Major-General Eyal Eisenberg, the head of Israel’s Home Front Command, adding that Israel could be attacked with weapons of mass destruction. “After the Arab Spring, we predict that a winter of radical Islam will arrive.”

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