Volgens Yochanan Visser van Missing Peace is vooral de opruiing door Hamas de oorzaak van de vele aanvallen en aanslagen van de afgelopen week. In video’s die niet veel aan de verbeelding overlaten, laat Hamas zien hoe je je kunt wreken op Israelische soldaten of burgers nadat Palestijnen zijn ‘vernederd’ of getreiterd door hen. Men laat zien dat je aan een scherp mes genoeg hebt om iemand te doden. Ondertussen verspreiden alle Palestijnse media de leugen dat Israel de Al Aqsa Moskee wil vernietigen om er hun derde Tempel te bouwen, en dat daarom Arabieren er worden geweerd. Met deze libel hitste de mufti in de jaren ’20 en ’30 de Arabieren op tegen de Joden, met vele doden tot gevolg. Wat dat betreft is er weinig veranderd in de afgelopen eeuw.
WATCH: Arabs Incited To Stage Terror Attacks Against Jews
He can be seen stabbing one "Jew" and slitting the throat of another...
The current wave of violence by Arabs against Jews in Israel is characterized by attacks with knives, rocks and firebombs. The shooting attacks and suicide bombings that characterized the Second Intifada that started in September 2000 are not as frequent, although an Israeli couple was murdered in a drive-by shooting and Islamic Jihad threatened to resume the suicide bombings last week.
It is no coincidence that Arabs now use knives, rocks and firebombs to attack Jews.
First, the price of rifles and pistols have skyrocketed in the West Bank (Judea and Samaria). For example, an AK-47 assault rifle now sells for more than $2,000.
Secondly, the IDF and the Israeli Security Service Shin Beth have succeeded in dismantling much of the terror infrastructure that was built in the West Bank by Hamas since the Second Intifada.
But there are other reasons why the Arabs now prefer stabbing above shooting attacks.
The current wave of terror attacks is chiefly executed by lone-wolf terrorists who only have to buy a sharp knife. That’s why virtually every Arab now can stage his own terrorist attack.
They are encouraged to do so by Hamas. The Palestinian terror group produced several videos in which Hamas incites hatred and violence against Jews and Israel. The central theme is that the “Al-Aqsa Mosque is in danger because of Israeli aggression.”
This week, Hamas published a staged, propaganda video in which two Arabs disguise as Jews and walk the streets of what is supposed to be the Old City of Jerusalem. One of the “Jews” harasses an Arab youth who falls on the ground. A young Arab is watching the scene and decides to act. He can be seen stabbing one “Jew” and slitting the throat of another.
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In a second video, Israeli security forces in the Old City of Jerusalem can be seen battling the now banned Islamist female group Murabitat. This group used to harass Jews in the Old City and on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
Scenes of Murabitat members who confront Israeli police officers and arrests of members of Murabitat are followed by images of a young Arab male who grabs a knife. After new real-time footage of disturbances between Arabs and the Israeli police, staged images of Palestinian terrorists with a pistol and a drive-by shooting follow. Historic footage of Hamas terror attacks against Israeli targets are shown next.The video ends with more footage of attacks against Israeli security forces and staged images of a speeding car, a terrorist who wields a knife, kindles a Molotov cocktail and shoots at a window.
The images are accompanied by a song about the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the duty to defend the shrine with knives, firebombs, pistols and vehicular attacks.
These kind of attacks are precisely what’s happening in Israel. Palestinian Arabs are using knives, firebombs, cars and pistols to terrorize Israelis. At 4 PM local time, more than thirty attacks were reported, some of which were carried out with knives.
The Islamic Jihad terrorist who killed two Jewish men and wounded a woman and a two-year-old child in the Old City of Jerusalem last week was strongly influenced by the Murabitat video. He referred on his Facebook page to the humiliation of Palestinian Arab women and predicted that the Palestinians would rise up:
“According to what I see, the Third Intifada has erupted. What is happening to al-Aqsa (Mosque) is what is happening to our holy sites, and what is happening to the women of al-Aqsa is what is happening to our mothers and women. I don’t believe that our people will succumb to humiliation. The people will indeed rise up.”