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Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Rivlin, and Defense Minister Ya'alon blame Jerusalem terror attack on PA incitement

Netanyahu blames Abbas incitement ‎
for Jerusalem terror attack

by Lahav Harkov, Oct. 22, 2014‎

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas encourages violence against Jews in ‎Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said following the vehicular terrorist attack ‎in Jerusalem on Wednesday.

‎“This is how Abbas’s partners in government [Hamas] act. This is the same Abbas who, only a few ‎days ago, incited toward a terrorist attack in Jerusalem,” he said…

President Reuven Rivlin said… that “the increasing incitement on the Arab streets and the ‎streets of Jerusalem, which unfortunately receives the backing of leaders in the Arab world, has ‎the ability to destroy the delicate balance of life in Jerusalem, and carry us all into a maelstrom of ‎destruction and pain.” […]


Ya'alon: It's Not About '67 Borders‏'

by Ido Ben Porat, Oct. 24, 2014‎

‎[Defense Minister Moshe] Ya’alon, who is in the United States, [said]... in comments related to ‎Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem in which a three-month-old baby was murdered, ‎“The heart of the conflict is the lack of desire on their part to recognize us and our right to exist as ‎a Jewish state. The Palestinian education system and the Palestinian rhetoric cause the ‎incidents that are occurring in Jerusalem,” added Ya’alon.‎

‎"Yesterday we saw the result of this in the murder of an infant in Jerusalem by a young man with ‎a Hamas-related background,” he continued. “Why did it happen? It happened because in the ‎Palestinian Authority, kindergarten children as young as three are taught, for example, to put ‎on explosive belts and use them to kill Jews. As long as this is the situation, and Palestinian ‎youth are educated to kill Jews, there will never really be peace here.”‎ [...]

Speaking at a gathering in Washington, Yaalon said that the PA has never sought peace. “The ‎terror attack Wednesday is the natural outcome of the education to incitement against Jews ‎given to every Palestinian schoolchild, and the encouraging of the concept that the Jews will ‎eventually be eliminated. The incitement starts with lies told by Abbas at the UN,” he said.‎

Incitement in the PA includes the glorification of Nazism and the lionization of Adolf Hitler, as ‎well as programs on official PA television featuring heavily-stereotyped Jews as villains ‎‎(and encouraging violence against them), and various TV and radio shows which ‎literally wipe the Jewish state off the map.‎