MembersPoor Sanctimonious Israelis; They Still Don’t Get It

All the goodwill efforts in the world won’t change the fact that at its core this is a spiritual battle

| Topics: palestinians, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Saying that Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies (which is printed on the red sign), or acting surprised when hostilities do flare, completely ignores the spiritual aspect of this conflict. Photo: Tomer Neuberg/Flash90

When Israelis, particularly public figures, speak about the hypocrisy of Israeli Arabs, I know that they still don’t get it. I know they don’t understand the world they live in. Take for example what renegade Yamina party MK Amichai Chikli wrote about Palestinian Israeli singer Dalal Abu Amneh, who refused Israel’s invitation to sing at the Dubai Expo 2020:

“She got everything from this country, and not only that she didn’t give anything back in return, but she is also calling to boycott it. Say hello to Palestinian singer Dalal Abu Amneh, a neuroscience doctoral student at the medical department of the Technion, a splendid Zionist institution. Abu Amneh, who is calling to boycott Israel, defines herself as a Palestinian patriot representing the Palestinian people.

“Her husband, who also suffers from the ‘Apartheid criminal regime,’ is the Director General of Ziv Medical Center in the city of Tsefat (Safed). Dr. Annan Al-Abbasi helps his wife write anti-Israel Palestinian poetry. I don’t think I have ever come across such a...

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