Yisrael Medad
Analyst and commentator on political and cultural issues.

Arab MK’s Privilege

The Times of Israel readers read this last November

Police chief won’t let any more MKs on Temple Mount

His reasoning, as he explained, was that “…behavior [going to the Temple Mount] — even by MKs — can endanger public safety and security” and cannot be allowed.

The head of the national police “singled out MKs whose visits to the site have been accompanied by posts on social media…these lawmakers’ intentions were to “provoke and make remarks about changing the law on the Temple Mount [that allows Jewish visitors but bars them from praying there], which is exploited by [Muslim] extremists as a sign of a changing status quo.”

Well, we can see MK Ahmed Tibi on the Mount via social media:

tibiAnd that being so, I can further presume that Danino prefers even more anti-Jewish incitement by Muslim Arabs, supported by a MK, rather than the protection of Jewish rights.

That is a very sorry state of affairs.


About the Author
Yisrael Medad, currently is a Research Fellow at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem and Deputy Editor of the English Language Anthology of Jabotinsky's Writings. American-born, he and his wife made Aliyah in 1970. He resides in Shiloh since 1981. He was a member of the Betar Youth Movement World Executive and is a volunteer spokesperson for the Yesha Council. He holds a MA in Political Science from the Hebrew University and is active is many Zionist and Jewish projects and initiatives.