A bipartisan group of Senators introduced the Taylor Force Act which calls to cut all funding to the Palestinian Authority until it stops giving monetary rewards to terrorists. We must ensure this bill becomes law!
During his four years as Pope, Francis has continually put significant barriers in the way of peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and instead strengthened Abbas’s refusal to negotiate with the Jewish State.
Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Dan Coats (R-IN) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) introduced the Taylor Force Act, which would require the US secretary of state to verify the PA has ended its policy of paying monetary rewards to terrorist and their surviving family members.
US Republican Senator Dan Coats said that the Palestinian Authority’s use of American taxes to pay terrorists is ‘morally repugnant, must be stopped’ and is working on legislation to ensure that funding is restricted if the practice continues.
The Czech Republic recently caved to a Palestinian demand to order its schools to teach that Tel Aviv – not Jerusalem – is the capital of the State of Israel, but after an intense diplomatic intervention by Israel, the Slavic state backed down and decided to keep Jerusalem as the capital in all textbooks.
The way Palestinians relate to and speak about Israel and Israelis is indicative of their refusal to recognize Israel’s right to exist. For them, the real “occupation” began with the creation of Israel in 1948, and their language reflects these sentiments.
While squandering the foreign aid it receives on terror camps and mass banquettes, Hamas is attempting to face its financial woes by giving its employees land seized after the Israelis living on it left Gaza.
Sultan Abu Alainin, a member of Fatah’s Central Committee and aide to Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas, shockingly called for the death of Israelis in a recent interview. Unfortunately, this type of Palestinian incitement is constant and often goes uncondemned by the international community.