To remove “isolated” settlements in Judea and Samaria will cost 230 billion shekel, or 64 billion US dollars.
The evacuation of isolated West Bank Jewish communities outside of the settlement blocs could cost the government more than NIS 250 billion, the Council of Jewish Communities of Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip said on Monday.
It released this figure amid renewed United States efforts to revive direct negotiations for a two-state solution. Any final-status agreement achieved through negotiations would likely involve the evacuation of isolated West Bank settlements.
Since the 1993 Oslo Accord, NIS 52 billion had been wasted by the government in dealing with the impact of failed left-wing policies, including the 2005 withdrawal from Gaza and terror attacks, the council said.
It included in this figure funds to protect communities along Israel’s southern border from Palestinian-launched rockets from Gaza, as well as the cost of the 2005 Gaza withdrawal.
Hagit Ofran of Peace Now said that the council’s argument was illogical.
The High Court of Justice rulings in favor of evacuating the outposts, were not “decrees from heaven,” she said, but rather a response to illegal settler activity.
Her organization, Ofran said, is not responsible for everything that has happened to Israel in the last 20 years since the Oslo Accords.
However, she noted, that had a final status agreement emerged from the Oslo “Peace Process”, Israel would have withdrawn from the “West Bank” years ago and been at peace with the Palestinians, she said.
Source: Jerusalem Post
In principle, Obama now accept that Israel lost the 1967 war. Israel must withdraw to the areas behind the lines from where the Arabs attacked her.
A logical conclusion behind such a demand, is that the 1967 attack on Israel was justified. Because if the attack was not justified, why should Israel give up the territory that was liberated?
Another viewpoint, is that the Arabs only want to recognize the Jewish state, if Israel can accept that the Jews lost the 1967 war.
Any man who is able to reflect and think, must ask him self at least one critical question:
Since the Arabs did not recognize Israel based on the pre 1967 lines, why should we believe the Arabs will recognize Israel if the Jews, again, withdraws to behind these lines?
The truth is that the Arabs must recognize Israel today. And accept that they have lost all the wars they launched to destroy her. Only if such a recognition comes, we can have hope the Arabs will stop harming the Jewish homeland.
My best guess, is that such a recognition will never come.
Many peoples will come and say, “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the temple of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways, so that we may walk in his paths.” The law will go out from Zion, the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.
Because the evil ideology of Islam can not accept that there is a Jewish nation in the “Muslim heartland”. A nation that outnumbers Arab nations on all parameters in regards to Human rights, religious freedom, education, women rights, economical growth…
….I could make this list much longer.
The truth is painful. Obama supports the evil of his father. Islam is not a religion of peace. It is based on a demonic, deceptive and destructive spirit, who eventually takes its followers down the highway to Hell.
Israel must continue to contain this movement. God of Israel is the living God. When the Jews are willing to obey Him, they will continue to see His blessings and favor.
May Jesus the Messiah have mercy on all deceived souls. Amen.
Written by Ivar