When the terrorists attacked five Israeli policemen at the Temple Mount with weapons hidden inside the al-Aqsa mosque, and killed two Druze – the Israeli government had metal detectors installed at the compound’s entrance as they are at many mosques.
In response, the Arab street became enraged. The Palestinians screamed that they were victims of the “Israeli persecution”. The Arabs have a victim’s soul, their misfortune is always caused by others, they do take responsibility for anything. The left loves this victim’s soul. Metal detectors had turned out to be mainly lie detectors: the Arabs wanted to be able to freely bring weapons into the mosque with the complicity of the Waqf. The Left loves the lies.
While the decision not to surrender and not to remove the metal detectors was supported by 70% of the Israeli population, the Netanyahu government folded under the rioters pressure and removed them, replacing them by cameras.
But the Arabs do not react like Westerners.
They interpreted the removal of the detectors not as a gesture of appeasement and an attempt to bring back calm – for it was a gesture of appeasement to bring back to calm – but as a sign of weakness.
Faced with what they perceived as weakness, the Arabs emboldened and hardened their position: the Arab street did not calm down, quite the contrary, and the riots continued.
In response, Netanyahu retreated again and removed the cameras.
But the Arabs do not react like Westerners. They have interpreted this further retreat as a greater weakness. Hamas celebrated “The victory of the al-Aqsa mosque”.
And the Arab street has not calmed down. In this video (© Patrick, RSB News) taken on Thursday afternoon, the Arabs devote themselves to one of their favorite activity: to destroy, to destroy everything in their path like locusts in a cultivated field leaving misery and devastation behind them.
This Thursday morning, the Arabs, stimulated by the withdrawal of the cameras, asked for even more.
They asked that the Temple Mount be completely forbidden to the Jews. But Netanyahu is likely to find himself back on the wall: his majority holds on an alliance with the Orthodox, and they will let him down and put him in a minority if he gives up. Netanyahu would then lose his job, elections would have to take place, the Arab street would become increasingly difficult to handle and would force the Army to resort to more violence. Be assured though that the Israeli army is very well equipped to deal with any outbreak of violence.
On Thursday afternoon, Hamas and Fatah have called for a “day of rage” for tomorrow Friday – it will take place after the Arabs leave the mosque – it is always on Friday after the mosque that the danger rise to it’s highest level because it is in the mosques that the Arabs hear sermons of incitement of hatred and violence against the Jews uttered by their Imams.
Benjamin Netanyahu is an Ashkenazi Jew. With the best will, with the best training, he cannot understand the Arabs the way Jews who have lived among them in Algeria, Morocco and Iraq can.
Benjamin Netanyahu made a gesture of appeasement. The Palestinian Arabs do not know the concept of “gestures of appeasement”. They know strength and weakness. An Ashkenazi Jew may have difficulty internalizing this Arab Manichaeism. All his rational tells him otherwise. Compelled by strength, the Palestinian Arabs, the Egyptians and the Jordanians – cave in. When they sense weakness, they become violent. The weakness has on Palestinian Arabs the same effect the sight of the blood has on vampires.
Tonight Jordan bans the reopening of the Israeli Embassy in Amman as long as Israel refuses to allow the Israeli guard who killed two Jordanians to defend himself from an attack with a screwdriver to face a Jordanian court. If Netanyahu give up, his political career is over. The Israelis would not forgive the abandonment of the Israeli guard to Jordanian justice: Muslim does not recognize the self-defense of a Jew against a Muslim. In Islam, the Jew is inferior to the Muslim.
Netanyahu will seek help from the United States to solve the issue. He will probably receive help from President Donald Trump, not from Rex Tillerson, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs who recently issued a report condemning Israel, that ZOA (Zionist Organization of America) has demanded they withdraw – to no avail for now.
Friday, people are going to be wounded at the Temple Mount. On both sides. Unnecessarily.
Friday, the vampires will be out, at the Temple Mount.