Shaked: Annexing Judea and Samaria means end of Jewish State

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked says annexing all of Judea and Samaria would be demographic disaster, but Area C should be annexed.


Ayelet Shaked

Justice Minister and Jewish Home MK Ayelet Shaked criticized suggestions that Israel should annex the entirety of Judea and Samaria Thursday and argued that such an annexation would mean the end of Israel as a Jewish state, as the state would not be able to be able to handle giving citizenship to approximately 2 million Arabs.

In an interview with Radio 101.5FM Shaked said: “I agree with [Zionist Union and Opposition Leader Yitzhak] Herzog that the annexation of Judea and Samaria would lead to an end to the Jewish state.”

“I believe that this idea of annexing all of Judea and Samaria is not correct, but I believe that we must annex Area C, where there are 450,000 Jews and 90,000 Arabs.” Shaked added. “The state can certainly handle granting citizenship for another 90,000 Arabs, and Areas A and B should be part of a regional Arab confederation.”

She also called for large-scale construction in Jerusalem and Area C, in addition to the extension of Israeli sovereignty over Maaleh Adumim.

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  1. She’s wrong. I’m surprised. Even BB understands Israel can not give up the security control over all of Judea and Samaria, and the legal ability to intervene in Gaza at will, that Israel presently possesses. Applying sovereignty to Area C is a pressing civil rights issue for the the Jewish majority who live under Israeli military rule which often favors the Arabs. Jewish civilians aren’t presently allowed to enter Areas B and C, anyhow. After annexing Area C, doing nothing indefinitely, would be preferable to making any concessions at all. And I am opposed to giving even 90,000 Arabs citizenship. Sherman is right. The Arabs have to go. I just don’t know if it can be done quickly enough without violence. So, to avoid Lebanonization, the Plaut plan seems to solve the problems inherent in the other autonomy plans, in the short run while the Arabs are being persuaded to leave.

  2. I have a big problem understanding a lot of the issues regarding annexing Yesha and many more. I have a big problem understanding the judicial “system” in Israel that allows the AG to dictate the passing of laws by the Knesset according to his own agenda.
    What causes me the greatest problem is that those who refuse orders by the commander in chief are not fired as President Trump would say. There must be a way to solve the problem. If BB doesn’t have the means to do so, it’s time to step down and pass the baton to someone who has the “intestinal fortitude” for the task. I admire BB’s approach so far in dealing with the Obama regime, but it’s time to grow up now and deal with this very serious ongoing business.

  3. @ Sebastien Zorn:
    Shaked is NOT for giving up security control.

    She would make all the Arab residents of Area C Israeli residents with with the ability to apply for citizenship if they can pass the requirements similar to what happens to Arabs in Jerusalem. Very few have become citizens, however too many have become trouble makers and some terrorists.

    I say even to be a resident they have to pledge loyalty to the State of Israel and pass a background check. No terrorists and/or supporters can be residents never mind citizens.

  4. @ dreuveni:

    “Bill introduced to reduce powers of Supreme Court
    Proposed bill would limit the power of the Supreme Court to order the eviction of entire Jewish communities from their homes.”

    Feb. 2017

    “…There is something wrong when:

    The Court, with an outright display of bias, arbitrarily removes Jews from their homes and communities in Judea and Samaria — the cradle of Jewish history.
    Anyone can file a lawsuit with the Court, even if they are not personally affected by the case. Peace Now and other anti-Israel groups use this flaw to represent Palestinians who seek to destroy the Jewish State.
    The Supreme Court does not investigate land ownership history, but with a nonchalant and forgiving attitude favors un-authenticated Arab claims while at the same time refusing to accept valid claims from Jews in Judea and Samaria, and other areas.
    The Court allows illegal immigrants to enter and remain in Israel, despite the fact that they have clearly and intentionally broken the law.
    Supporters of the Court claim that we must respect its rulings, because we respect the rule of law. The reality is that laws are applied selectively against Jews. It’s high time for this to end.

    Since the Court has acted with illegally self-appointed powers, its rulings should not be legally enforceable. The Knesset should pass a bill that expresses this sentiment…”

  5. @ Sebastien Zorn:
    She is promotes Bennetts Plan which maintains IDF control on everything west of the Jordan River.

    Their plan is an economic ” Marshall Type Plan” for the Arabs in A & B. They mean municipal level autonomy on steroids as Bennett says it. No military powers.

    I have been following their talks and writings on this now for years. 100% no doubt they have zero interest in giving up one centimeter of security control.

  6. Sebastien Zorn Said:

    Israel presently possesses. Applying sovereignty to Area C is a pressing civil rights issue for the the Jewish majority who live under Israeli military rule

    area C is in fact under Hashemite law that’s why the leftist traitors have easy access to the so called pali property ownership records.

  7. @ MELECH david: But Israel has security control and the legal right to go anywhere to root out terrorists. Give up rights to any of Yesha to any foreign confederation and they are lost and unrecoverable. Regimes will change and they will all become terrorist launching pads like Gaza and Southern Lebanon. Israel already more than satisfied resolution 242 by giving up Sinai. 242 was unjustified in the first place. Under no circumstances must Israel ever contemplate giving up any territory or control it has. Israel must make no more concessions. Retreat is always a mistake, unless it’s to regroup for an advance at a later time when overwhelmed with superior firepower during a war which obviously isn’t the case. If it’s necessary to make concessions to have peace then Israel should make war and seize new territory that it doesn’t need or care about in order to satisfy that, like Belgium, France, Germany, England, Sweden, Norway, Canada. Israel should take these countries from the Muslims and offer to give them back in exchange for peace.

    None of the following would be possible:

    That’s just some of it; look for yourself. Just google “idf blog”

    Seriously. The courts and the liberals in the Knesset seriously need to be put in their place. Enemies don’t have rights. We must back take the land and drive them out. Democracy and human, civil, legal rights are only for our own loyal citizens. Treaties on prisoners, etc. are quid pro quos to be negotiated between high contracting parties. They are just terrorists and trespassers. Signatories to nothing. The Geneva Accords, the Hague, etc. were never intended to apply to commandos caught out of uniform and were never so applied before. They should just be gotten rid of along with their heathen shrines. However. And not be persuaded by their Taquiya, whether as tears or eloquent humanitarian sounding denunciations of outrage; A savage in a suit is still a savage out of uniform.

  8. @ MELECH david:
    (cont.) But I’m not holding my breath. Are you? The least we can do is maintain the status quo and tread water considering the alternatives. With regard to Areas A, B, and Gaza, that is. Area C should be annexed tomorrow. With or without granting citizenship to the Arabs. Without would be better but, again, I’m not holding my breath.

    Seen this?

    “Left-wing MK plans bill to annex Area C”

    “Zionist Union MK plans to submit bill to annex all of Area C to force coalition to act on its declarations instead of empty postures.”

    Go for it.

  9. @ Sebastien Zorn:

    Left-wing MK plans bill to annex Area C”

    “Zionist Union MK plans to submit bill to annex all of Area C to force coalition to act on its declarations instead of empty postures.”

    She is trying to get the right to look stupid (not super hard) becasue Bayit Yehudi and a lot of the Likud would like apply soverignty to Area C but then there are those who are opposed at this stage (Bibi for one). So it is likely it would fail to get passed. The sponsor of the bill herself would vote against it. So this just political theatre.

    What would pass now if it was brought up (but will not be brought in next couple of months since the Bibi – Trump meeting) is annexing Gush Etzion and Ma’lah Adumim all at once. There is a large majority consensus for annexing these areas now.

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