"As Betarim, we urge you to reconsider your stance regarding these people and we request that you ensure that Israel fairly determines who needs protection and offers them this. To deport people to persecution and danger is not the act of a Jewish State. Jews have been persecuted for thousands of years and their state should not be one that has a hand in leading others to suffer the same fate. As Jabotinsky wrote, “there is no power that would be able to tear from one’s heart the hope for a better future.”" Civil rights minded Likudniks are increasingly being drowned out by more extreme Young Turks like Danon. Betar Australia deserves the highest level of praise for this. Very wise and brave speaking out against the despicable treatment of African refugees at the hands of Israel.
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"In 1897, Herzl set in motion modern Zionism, and 50 years later the international community, via the United Nations, gave their blessing for it to become a reality, next door to a future Arab state in Palestine. The Palestinians believe their time is now and as Zionists it is incumbent on us to work to ensure our security and prosperity in tandem with them." With the search for a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict beset by tensions, those opposing a two-state solution (like Likud MK Danny Danon) must not be allowed to derail the process.
Israeli Deputy Speaker of the Knesset Danny Danon has penned an op-ed in Fox News calling for a three-state solution: Israel, Egypt and Jordan. No need for the Palestinians though, he reckons. In one fell swoop, Danon has written off an entire national movement for self-determination. Imagine what he would have said if someone had done that with Jewish self-determination ("Zionism", for those playing at home). "Antisemites," he would have raged!
The Jerusalem Post reports: MK Danny Danon (Likud) requested from Australian MP Michael Danby on Wednesday to propose sending African migrants from Israel to Australia in parliament. [...] “The arrival of thousands of Muslim infiltrators to Israeli territory is a clear threat to the state’s Jewish identity,” Danon told The Jerusalem Post. “The refugees’ place [...]