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“A Jew who does not believe in miracles is not a realist”

(David Ben-Gurion)

“There can be Jerusalem without Israel, but there cannot be Israel without Jerusalem”

(David Ben-Gurion)

The Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity [for peace]

(Abba Eban, 1973)

“Peace will come to the Middle East when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us”

(Golda Meir)

“If the Arabs put down their weapons today, there would be no more ‎violence. If the Jews put ‎down their weapons ‎today, there would be no ‎more Israel’‎”

(Golda Meir, paraphrased by Benjamin Netanyahu)

“The State of Israel was formed so Jews don’t have to take any shit, from any one, any more”

(Danny Herman)

Army slang

“What can’t be done with force can simply be done with more force”


“Ok, I’m going to demonstrate this only once!”

(Hamas instructor in local suicidal bomb school)

“Go Ben-Tzur! Go!”

(Mota Gur, June 7, 1967)

(sorry.. only an Israeli will understand this one..)

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