For Palestinians, Israel Is One Big Settlement

(Gatestone Institute) Bassam Tawil - Senior Hamas official Ismail Radwan last week made it clear that the conflict with Israel is not about Jews living in settlements in the West Bank. The Palestinians see all of Israel as one big settlement that needs to be uprooted. All the Jews, they say, are "settlers" who need to "go back to where they came from." Anyone who follows the news on Palestinian media outlets will see how all Jews, whether they are living in a West Bank settlement or in Tel Aviv, are referred to as "settlers." It is time to listen carefully to what the Palestinians are saying - in Arabic - to understand that the conflict is not about Jerusalem and not about settlements.

2018-02-27 00:00:00

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