Peace- Return to Sender!

Batya Medad ,

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Batya Medad
New York-born Batya Medad made aliyah with her husband just weeks after their 1970 wedding and has been living in Shiloh since 1981. Political pundit, with a unique perspective, Batya has worked in a variety of professions: teaching, fitness, sales, cooking, public relations, photography and more. She has a B.S. in Journalism, is a licensed English Teacher specializing as a remedial teacher and for a number of years has been studying Tanach (Bible) in Matan. Batya blogs on Shiloh Musings and A Jewish Grandmother. ...

Peace- Return to Sender!

Of course we don't know the backstory to Elvis Presley's iconic song, "Return to Sender," which makes the singer into a victim.  This morning when I checked some news sites to get an idea for a topic to blog about, I saw that United States President Donald Trump is trying to raise his "approval ratings" at Israel's expense by hoping his hapless staff can do what no other has done before, broker a peace deal between Israel hand her sworn enemies.

Saudi crown prince discusses Mideast peace with U.S. officials

In my long and intamate half century acquaintance with the reality of the State of Israel, its history, security problem and day to day living, its pretty obvious that the only thing that peace talks ever ignite are terror death and war.

Just a few days ago, I was at the local Shiloh Cemetery for the funeral of an old man, who had davka died of "natural causes," but many of those buried there were the victims of Arab terrorism. That includes the very first body, the one that resulted in the opening of the cemetery. That was Rachella Druk, HaYa"D, a young mother of seven who had been murdered by an Arab terrorist on the Eve of the Madrid Peace, sic, Conference.

Other terror victims in our cemetery are Avihu Keinan, Shmuel Yerushalmi, Noam Apter, Yehuda Shoham... They were all so young, leaving grieving parents, siblings, other family members and friends. We mourn them...

Terrorism is a result of a very dangerous and sick society and culture. Europe is now beginning to recognize that it, too, is a target. I haven't heard of anyone insisting that the Spanish Government negotiate with ISIS or whatever group is behind the recent terror attacks there. There's no "deal" any government can make to placate terrorists, no matter how impressive the ceremony.

The Arab Muslim world glorifies terrorism, praises and rewards the terrorists and their families. And the Western World excuses them and supports many of their claims, which is the situation here in Israel. This must stop for there to be peace. It is much too widespread for "negotiations," and as we all see in the news, it's not isolated here in Israel.

Arab terrorism must be defeated and not negotiated with!