For those who are home, and for those who are on the way. For those who support the historic and just return of the land of Israel to its people, forever loyal to their inheritance, and its restoration.
[PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas:] “If there's incitement on my part, where is it?”
[Israeli TV host:] “On TV.”
[Abbas:] “No. I say, in Israel there's also incitement.”
[Host:] “I'll give you another example. When the Israeli public sees the PA glorifies terrorists, calling a square for [terrorist] Dalal Mughrabi, a street for [terrorist] Ayyash.”
[Abbas:] “These [namings] are not by the PA but by the municipalities. The municipalities have a degree of independence.”
[Host:] “Are you personally against those commemorations?”
[Abbas:] “There's no doubt, I'm against it. ...Whatever we must do, you must do as well, but I condemn this action [naming square for Mughrabi].”
Documentation from PMW archives: PA Chairman Abbas did support the honoring of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi
Abbas: “Of course we want to name a square after her (i.e., terrorist Dalal Mughrabi)... We carried out a military action; can I then later renounce all that we have done? No, I don't renounce it.”
[Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 17, 2010]
[PA TV newsreader:] “Under the auspices of President Mahmoud Abbas, the Political and National Education Authority today held a ceremony marking the 50th birthday of the Shahida (Martyr) Dalal Mughrabi.”
[PA TV (Fatah), Dec. 29, 2009]
“Yesterday the Hebron Building Committee inaugurated a computer center named after the Martyr Dalal Mughrabi. At the event was President Mahmoud Abbas's advisor... The center was funded by a contribution from President [Abbas's] office.”
[Al-Ayyam, May 5, 2009]
Israel Channel 2 TV news Mar. 19, 2011 (2 min)
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I visited Hevron in November 2000 after the outbreak of the Rosh Hashanah War to see what could be done to assist in the face of the growing daily attacks on the community. After returning to work for the community in the summer of 2001, a bond and a love was forged that grows to this day. My wife Melody and I merited to be married at Ma'arat HaMachpela and now host visitors from throughout the world every Shabbat as well as during the week. Our goal, "Time to come Home!"