I "rewound" the newscast to see who this so-called "expert" sic is. I had just heard Dr. Mordechai Kedar, a professor of Arabic. He may know Arabic, its grammar and literature, but he doesn't know bupkes about me and my neighbors.
The IBA had called him in to speak about the burning of a mosque. No surprise that he turned his time with the mic into an anti-settler tirade.
Kedar and his ilk refuse to see that Jews have been living in Judea and Samaria and other Land liberated as a result of the 1967 Six Days War, for well over thirty years, forty years when you include the Golan, Jordan Valley, Gush Etzion and Hebron region. A large percentage of our Jewish population, an entire generation only know life in these parts of the Eretz Yisrael, the Land of Israel. There is no "going back."
Typical of the Left, Kedar is ignoring facts which contradict his philosophy. That reminds me of something MK Dr. Arieh Eldad, MD, has said:
"Israel's Right wing is full of scientists. The Leftists are philosophers."
Many of the parents of today's students in YESHA schools grew up in the yishuvim, villages, communities. There are many three and even four generation clans here. The Land of Israel isn't just our HomeLand in theory, it's our home and only home. There is something dangerously myopic in the views of people like Kedar.