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Life Lessons with Judy Simon
I am a resident of Shiloh, with my wife and children, and now grandchildren, since 1981, having come on Aliyah in 1970. I have served in a volunteer capacity as a Yesha Council spokesperson, twice a member of Amana's secretariat, Benjamin Regional Council plenum member and mayor of Shiloh. I was a parliamentary aide for Geula Cohen and two other MKs, an advisor to a Minister, vice-chairman and executive director of Israel's Media Watch and currently, am Information and Content Resource coordinator for the Begin Heritage Center.
PM Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday made a clear and forthright statement:
"Not for one moment do we deny this; this is our land. We are not foreigners in Jerusalem, Beit El or Hebron. We know what we want to achieve but this achievement cannot erase the rights of the State of Israel, the rights of the Jewish People, and the basic right to a Jewish national state. I reiterate that in my view, this is the root of both the conflict and the incitement, the non-recognition of this basic fact."
Yes, It Is Our Land, Mr. Netanyahu!
If my English comprehension is as good as I think it is - and as good as it should be - this element:
"We know what we want to achieve but this achievement cannot erase the rights of the State of Israel, the rights of the Jewish People, and the basic right to a Jewish national state"
means he is convinced many Jews will not be living in locations where we have full rights to be living when peace is achieved.
What do you think?
Am I miscomprehending?