Powered by WebAds

Monday, February 10, 2014

The Jewish third fifth column within

It's come to this: Prime Minister Netanyahu's cabinet held a session to combat BDS, and excluded Yair Lapid, Tzipi Livni and all other ministers from their respective parties.
The discussion was originally scheduled for 10 days ago, but was rescheduled for Sunday. Unlike the originally planned meeting, reports Maariv, many ministers were not invited to Sunday's discussion – including Yesh Atid's Yair Lapid, Yaakov Perry and Shai Piron, as well as Justice Minister Tzipi Livni.
Ministers who did participate include Avigdor Liberman and Yuval Steinitz (Likud-Beytenu) and Naftali Bennett of the Jewish Home. The proposal discussed by the ministers was prepared by Yossi Kuperwasser, Director of the Ministry for Strategic Affairs, which is headed by Steinitz. Also present were representatives of the Mossad, Shin Bet and the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT).
[Maariv reporter Eli] Berdenstein reported that the discussion was held in secret and that none of the ministers who participated would leak any of its contents – nor would they say why Livni and the Yesh Atid ministers were kept out of it, when they had been invited to the discussion at its original date – before tensions between Netanyahu and Bennett caused it to be postponed. He notes, however, that in the course of the 10 days that had passed between the two dates, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that Israel would face boycotts if it does not make peace – and both Livni and Lapid had defended Kerry.
The statements in defense of Kerry were perceived by Netanyahu as assisting US efforts to pressure Israel to change its positions vis-a-vis the US proposals for a peace deal with the PLO.
What Netanyahu ought to be asking is why this Jewish third fifth column is in his government in the first place. 


Thanks to all those who pointed out that it should have been fifth column. 

Labels: , , ,


At 3:36 PM, Blogger Sunlight said...

Yup. Part of the story is obscured.

At 5:12 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Read your Lenin: it's called a "Fifth Column"

At 6:46 PM, Blogger Moriah said...

Why? He invited it in, that's why..

At 6:49 PM, Blogger The Bilateralist said...

I could correct you and say that it is referred to as a fifth column but in fact that is irrelevant. PM Netanyahu has played too much politics over the years in his desperate desire to cling to power. If it is due to ideology, belief or something else I cannot say. What i will say is that there are many many people in Israel who believe that the ultra-orthodox, because of their hatred of everyone not like them will be the cause of the destruction of the Jewish State. They, it could be said, are the fifth column and not the secular ones. Accusing anyone of being a potential traitor is dangerous indeed. You commit a disservice to um yisrael and the state you write about with your words of incitement. Shame on you for your sinat ha um!


Post a Comment

<< Home