We say to you today, in a loud and a clear voice: enough of blood and tears.
Enough.” he “enough blood and tears” speech, which Yitzhak Rabin, then prime minister of Israel, delivered on the White House lawn on Sept 13 1993, is widely regarded as his finest.
If Gush Etzion is a bastion of the religious Zionist ideology that animated the settler project, the military-religious college is its soul.
These young men have a reputation for being the most committed and effective soldiers in the country; whereas only 30 per cent of Israeli men serve in combat units, among these students that number rises to almost 90 per cent.
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WASHINGTON – The White House has criticized the Palestinian Authority's refusal to meet with U. Vice President Mike Pence during his upcoming trip to the region.
In a statement released Sunday, Pence's spokeswoman said that by refusing to meet with the U. leader, the PA is turning its back on dialogue about the future of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
"It's unfortunate that the Palestinian Authority is walking away again from an opportunity to discuss the future of the region, but the administration remains undeterred in its efforts to help achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians and our peace team remains hard at work putting together a plan," the statement said.In a striking, modernist building intended to represent the mountain of Sinai – where Moses received the Ten Commandments – is a military-religious college called Har Etzion.Its students are officially fulfilling their mandatory army service, but they are allowed to spend a portion of their five-year programme pursuing religious studies.Your comment was successfully submitted and will be published in accordance with site policy.“We, the soldiers who have returned from battle stained with blood; we who have seen our relatives and friends killed before our eyes; we who have attended their funerals and cannot look into the eyes of their parents; we who have come from a land where parents bury their children...In June, settlement construction hit a seven-year high, and building continues even as peace talks take place.