Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, who addressed a Friends of the IDF organization event in New York, stated: “This wave of terror is also an example of the bravery of the soldiers, Police and citizens.”










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Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon addressed a Friends of the IDF organization event in New York and related to the wave of terror known as the Knife Intifada that the Security Establishment is forced to deal with: “We are yearning for peace and they seek war.”

“In recent months, Israel is dealing with a Palestinian wave of terror that includes stabbings, hit and run terror attacks, and shoot-outs that Palestinian youth are incited to commit indiscriminately against Jews only because they are Jews,” he stressed. “This is the difference between us and them.”

Ya’alon took the opportunity to praise Israeli soldiers: “This wave of terror is also an example of the bravery of the soldiers, Police, and citizens. It is a joint effort. We will win this battle because we have no other country. This nation is strong and they will defeat the evil-seekers this time too.”

Ya’alon related to reports about negotiations between Israel and Hamas to return the late Oren Shaul and Hadar Goldin to Israel, noting that “Israel is doing everything in order to return them to Israel.”