Abbas called Israel a “colonialist project that has nothing to do with Jews”

Abbas’s speech is a grenade in the Israeli right’s lap
by Avi Issacharoff
January 16, 2018

After nine years of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu telling us there is “no partner,” we finally received proof that the “magician from Balfour Street,” as he is sometimes known, was right again: There is no peace partner at the moment and it doesn’t like there will be one anytime soon. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas succeeded in creating a rare consensus in Israeli society with his speech on Sunday, having made clear what Israeli right-wingers have been saying at every turn in recent years: The issue isn’t the 1967 borders; it is Palestinian unwillingness to accept the existence of the Jewish state. READ MORE

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