Skip to comments.Fate of Greater Israel signed and sealed
Posted on 03/30/2005 4:32:37 AM PST by SJackson
JERUSALEM The Israeli parliament approved the 2005 state budget on Tuesday, removing the last legislative obstacle to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip this summer.
The 58-36 vote dashed hopes of Jewish settlers in the Gaza Strip and their supporters of bringing down Sharon's government before the planned withdrawal and preventing the pullout by political means.
Failure to pass the budget by Thursday would have forced new elections within three months, delaying or even shelving the plan to evacuate all 21 Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip and four in the West Bank.
On Monday, parliament overwhelmingly rejected a national referendum on the pullout, a move advocated by the settlers that could have put the plan on hold.
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God has a way of seeing His will be done, despite all the machinations of mankind.
as long as Jordan cotrolled the East Bank -greater Israel was never in play.
From when the meaning of Greater Israel changed from "from river to river" to "Gaza included"?
The real question now is whether the Jews will keep the Western Wall. Hopefully, the "Greater Israel" definition will not shrink to that.
Indeed. There's a real rude awakening on the horizon. Yikes!
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I very much agree with you Salem. I just don't think He will allow them to leave Gaza.
You've got that right, Salem!
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