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Daybreak: Abbas ‘Chooses’ Bibi for Peace

Plus Barak hits back at Iran dissenters, and more in the news

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President Abbas addressing the Tunisian parliament yesterday.(Fethi Belaid/AFP/GettyImages)

• President Abbas said, oddly enough, “I choose [Prime Minister] Netanyahu as my partner for peace. With whom else can I make peace?” He reiterated his call for a settlement freeze before returning to talks. [Haaretz]

• After the weekend’s rush of vocal opposition to an attack on Iran, you knew this was coming: Defense Minister Barak speculated that sanctions would fail, meaning military action would be necessary. [NYT]

• Israel’s national security adviser heads to Brussels for “secret” E.U. meetings about the nuclear talks in Baghdad later this month. [Haaretz]

• Former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni resigned from Knesset, but may soon form her own party in advance of expected elections. [Ynet]

• The past decade saw rising income inequality in Israel: not anything as bad as in the United States, but significant. [Haaretz]

• A Likud minister told an American audience that the Mitt Romney-Netanyahu relationship had been “exaggerated.” [Buzzfeed Politics]

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emunadate says:

great, let see if he can follow through…

As the Jewish people and the Palestinians fail to bring about a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, both sides have been using rhetoric that has not helped the peace process. Recently, Palestinian President Abbas made the announcement that in a Palestinian state there would not be any Jewish people. That’s in contradiction to the efforts to bring peace to the area by stating that some Jewish settlements and settlers could choose to live where they are living today which is in an area within the borders of what could be the Palestinian state. It is interesting to note there are hundreds of thousands of Palestinians today who are living in the Jewish state. The Bible has insight into the future as it relates to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a conflict that has been going on for some 4000 years.

The Israelis and the Palestinians both have ancestors and a history as recorded in the Bible and this record starts in Genesis 25 with the birth of twin boys, Jacob and Esau. A study of Bible history brings us to the facts, Jacob’s descendants are the Jewish people of today and Esau’s heritage would be the Palestinians of today. The ancient Jewish prophet Ezekiel reveals that in the last days the Israelis will be killed by the Palestinians who will then take the land that God has given the Jewish people, Ezekiel 35.

The Palestinians can say that there will be no Jewish people in a Palestinian state but remember, Bible prophecy will be fulfilled.


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