Palestinian Celebration of Munich Olympic Massacre Shows They Are Not Ready for Peace

(Newsweek) Michael B. Oren - The International Olympic Committee erected a memorial in Rio to the 11 Israeli athletes massacred by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich games. Yet on Sep. 5, the anniversary of that horrific event, the official website of Fatah hailed the attack as a "heroic operation" and "one of the most important actions in modern history." The PA's determination to instill hatred in Palestinians erases hopes of resolution. Bred on a constant curriculum of denying Israelis the right to life, much less to freedom in their homeland, generations of Palestinians are unlikely to reconcile with them. While Israel prepares its people for co-existence, the PA is educating Palestinians for bloodshed. The international community must insist that the PA refrain from praising all acts of terrorism, past and present. The writer is a former Israeli ambassador to the U.S.

2016-09-27 00:00:00

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