In January, Israel agreed to a ceasefire after “Operation Cast Lead” where we went into Gaza to try to put a stop to the constant rocket fire coming from there.
So what exactly is a ceasefire? Well, apparently it means we CEASE and they Fire!
According to Israel National News, at least 234 rockets and mortars have hit Israel since the end of Operation Cast Lead last January. That’s an average of one rocket or mortar every day for 8 months. That may not seem like much, but I ask again, what is the definition of a ceasefire?
Why does the world seem to think that if we just compromise “enough” we will see peace? The Arabs do not want peace. Don’t believe me? Here are some quotes from my favorite website, http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/myths2/cover.html
“Al-Qassam warriors, rain rockets on the settlers! Don’t let any Jew sleep!
The Al-Aqsa Brigades will make you tremble in Haifa and Tel Aviv; they will strike you in Safed and Acre.
Because we do not distinguish between [Jewish] Palestine and [Arab] Palestine.
For [as] Jaffa is the same as Gaza, Tel-al-Zuhour [Tel Aviv] is the same as Rafah, and the Galilee is the same as Hebron.
We make no distinction between the parts of the earth of the homeland.”
— Song broadcast on Hamas radio station Sawt Al-Aqsa
August 16, 2005
“We will continue our martyrdom operations inside Israel until all our lands are liberated, by God’s will….We won’t lay down our weapons as long as Jerusalem and the West Bank are under occupation.’
— Muhamemd Hijazi, commander of a Fatah- affiliated militias in the Gaza Strip
Jerusalem Post, September 12, 2005
“We will not rest and will not abandon the path of Jihad and martyrdom as long as one inch of our land remained in the hands of the Jews.”
— Raed Saed, a senior Hamas leader
Ynet News, September 19, 2005