“I have been fighting this deal for five years, and I staunchly oppose the release of terrorists, murderers and convicts,” said Yossi Mendelevitch, whose son was killed in a terror attack in 2003.
Pretty much sums up the sane people in Israel.
But wait, there’s more.
Another father of a terror victim, Ron Kerman, joined Mendelevitch’s assertion that the prisoner swap deal is dangerous for Israel.
“While I am happy for the Shalit family, I fear for the lives of the citizens of Israel,” said Kerman, whose 17-year-old daughter, Tal, was killed in the same bus bombing as Yuval Mendelevitch. “I don’t buy the politicians’ promises… I am afraid that more people will join my situation as result of the Shalit deal, not to mention the… morale boost that Israel’s government, headed by Benjamin Netanyahu, has given terror organizations.”
Rami Nahum, whose son, Nir, was killed in a bus bombing in 2002, spoke out against the measure as well. “Not at any price,” he said. “This deal makes way for more deals. We cannot release killers at any price.”
Alexandra Shevchuk, whose husband, Sergei, died in the same attack, is of the same opinion.
“I am a mother, too. I have a 16-year-old son, I know what a mother’s love is, and what it means to wait for your son,” she said. “But I also know that terrorists who are freed will return to murder.”
And of course, there’s the flip side to those thoughts – the leftists.
People like Shimon Peres, pacifist, peace-at-any-price J-Street tool and current President of The State of Israel — ‘Opposition’ leader and Knesset Minister Tzipi Livni — the latest entry to the insanity in the form of Labor Party leader Shelly Yachimovich — and of course, a citizen at large, Ha’aretz Daily’s Yossi Melman who states flatly that……
Mr. Melman, I’d say something in commentary to you via poetry, but no matter how much effort is employed, I can only derive one word to rhyme with ‘schmuck’.
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This posting is dedicated with gratitude to LadyImpactOhio, who yesterday asked the question: “What are the Israeli citizens saying about all this stuff ?”
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The news of the deal itself……
The 1,000-to-1 ‘swap’ is posted on I.S.U. at the following link: Released Muslims Will ‘Return To The Struggle’.
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