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August 2, 2017 10:42 am

Israel Must Be Boycotted — Unless It Saves Our Lives

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Saeb Erekat. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

We’ve seen before how BDS activists talk big about boycotting Israel — which really means that everyone else must boycott Israel.

We know, for example, how Omar Barghouti wants everyone to boycott Israeli universities, while he attended (attends?) one. We’ve also seen how BDS groups happily use Israeli website technology — and even try to justify it.

Now we can add Saeb Erekat to this list. Erekat has publicly called for BDS policies to be adopted in Europe. But now he needs medical help in Israel, and he doesn’t hesitate to use it:

Palestinian Authority chief negotiator and secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization Saeb Erekat has a serious lung disease and is currently on the waiting list for a transplant in Israel and the US, according to a report Tuesday on the Ynet news site.

Erekat, 62, was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis over a year ago and had been on medications that were effectively treating the disease. However, the drugs stopped working several months ago, and his condition has since deteriorated dramatically.

The chief PA negotiator has been receiving additional treatment at a hospital in central Israel, but doctors have warned that his condition cannot improve without an immediate transplant, the report said.

Suddenly, Israeli goods and services seem to be not so terrible!

Erekat could go to Europe or an Arab country to get the transplant and treatment. But — you guessed it —  he chooses Israel.

The hypocrisy doesn’t end there. The Palestinian Authority has recently slashed the number of medical permits for Gazans to get treated in Israel. Yet Erekat, of course, has to get the best medical care possible.

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  • Hilltop Watchman

    Israel must NOT treat Abbas, Barghouti or similar. They should be given safe passage to anywhere else that’ll have them, but NOT in Israel.

    If any of them die in an Israeli hospital, the whipped up jihad, the conspiracy morons and Leftist scumbags here in the West will have a field day, with us all in mortal danger.

    There’d be fewer reprisals if Israel took them out with a drone strike.

    No Arab state will treat a Jew and isn’t expected to. This is akin to expecting Israel to cure Hitler.

    There is this naïve notion that treating Abbas, Barghouti etc will soften their attitude to Israel, that being decent will advance peace. To the Islamic mind, it depicts WEAKNESS, dhimmitude.

    In other cases it would, when dealing with the Palestinians, definitely not, the incitement, indoctrination of children, payments for terror, missiles, tunnels, stabbings, rankings would not only continue, but get worse because Israel as with the metal detectors has capitulated by hoping that by treating her mortal enemies things will improve.

    They won’t, they will get worse. It’s the Islamic way that even Israel fails to acknowledge.

    Let someone else treat these walking breathing human cancers, Israel won’t be thanked either way and you can be sure that if either dies, the western media will be full of it, if they live, MEH, no biggie, no kudos to Israel

    Sorry to be so merciless, but after decades of incitement, terror and murder, I couldn’t give a tuppenny fourX what happens to Abbas, Barghouti, Erekhat and the whole rotten nest of cockroaches.

  • Hilltop Watchman

    Come on Algemeiner, you really need to up your game with your headlines. This one assumes that the boycott is conditional on Israel treating boycotters. “Treat us and we won’t boycott you”

    A far truer headline is “Israel must be boycotted – Despite saving our lives” a reality that reflects the Nazis, kill the Jews and steal what they’ve got while expecting them to be nice to you.

    We Jews really need to up our game in aggressively pointing this out.

  • Rob Ball

    Oh how terrible it will be for some on judgement day.

  • Lia

    Am Yisroel Chai!