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Jewish World Review June 15, 2001/ 25 Sivan, 5761

Jackie Mason & Raoul Felder

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We thought all the bull was in Montana -- THIS will be the 14th solution from the 40th committee established by the 20th community from the 14th county offering the same solution to the same problem. Everyone dealing with the subject approaches it from the same basic fallacy, they act as if two people in an argument are equally guilty and you have to convince them to compromise in order to make peace. The simple fact is that Israeli terrorists never attacked innocent Arabs during any time of peace.

This kind of behavior has only come from the Arabs. They don't fear the threat of war from Israel; they fear the threat of peace. Every time Israel made any concessions, even more than the Mitchell committee could have imagined, the only answer from the Arabs is to kill more Israelis. Every time there is a cease-fire agreement, the Israelis ceased and the Arabs started firing. It is as if the rest of the world is deaf, dumb, and blind.

Yasser Arafat keeps releasing terrorists from his jail, supplying them with guns and encourages them to keep killing as the only means to regain the Israeli land and the world keeps asking the Israelis to find ways to compromise and make peace.

In this new Mitchell report is the latest version of the same blind delusional fallacy. How ridiculously distorted can these so called committee reports become? His committee report is full of exaltations to Israel about limiting its response to Arab terrorism. Would he have given the United States the same advice when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor? If a committee submitted a report pleading with America to limit its response since only a limited number of Americans were killed, and that we shouldn't attack them with too many soldiers or with too many bombs to avoid the possibility of widening the war.

If Cuba decided to send terrorists into Florida and every day more innocent people were killed, would we listen to any international organization that told us not to bomb Cuba?

The idea of asking Israel to compromise with the Arabs is as stupid as asking a crime victim to compromise with a mugger or a murderer. Imagine if they brought all of the innocent people of a city together to see what kind of sacrifices they can make to satisfy a serial killer! It might sound to some people as a gross exaggeration, but Yasser Arafat is just as determined to kill Jews as Adolph Hitler because he is willing to destroy as many Israeli lives as necessary to achieve his goals.

Our advice to the Mitchell Report is: Leave out the word Israel from your report because Israel has no more to do with the problem than a victim has caused the problem of a serial killer. Just tell Yasser Arafat to stop killing Jews instead of telling Jews how much to retaliate and the problem will be solved!

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