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You forget the fourth,and worst, internal enemy

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Submitted by Yuval Brandstetter MD (Israel), Dec 21, 2006 at 17:00

That Arabs living in Israel should use the democratic apparatus to dismantle it, is a given. That is what Arabs and Muslims do, wherever they live. That they join hands with israel's enemies just shows how artificial, nay, scandalous, was the notion of granting Jewish citizenship to Arabs. One cannot imagine a greater affront to Arab pride than being "awarded" citizenship in a Jewish sovereignty. They tolerate this grave affront, this sacrilege, for one reason only, it is a dagger inside Israel's soft belly. For that reason Lieberman's notions are preposterously unrealistic. Arabs will have no compunctions swearing fealty to the Jewish State while indermining it ceaselessly, because that too is the Arab way, as given by Muhammad. Arab members of the Knesset do that every day, without batting an eyelid, with full complicity of the Supreme court.

But they are not Israel's worst internal enemy. That dubious honor belongs to Jews who are unable to shoulder the burden of true sovereignty, of unadulterated Zionism. The Post Zionist Jews undermine the viability of the State in a far more insidious and damging manner than all Arabs, internal and external put together, by rejecting the very essence of Zionism: The inherent right of the Hebrew People to inherit their own land, a right pegged on the Bible. The Post zionists invoke standards of European Universalism which have spawned nothing but enormous blood-shed, ahead of Hebraic and Jewish standards. They invoke the Rights of the Other before the inherent rights of the Self, creating major havoc in the national consciousness.

Should Israel be wiped out, it shall not be due to the Arabs or even the Persian atomic bomb, it will be the internal discord sown by Jews who do not believe in their own justice as a people.


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