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Jews Barred from Peace Run to Promote Coexistence Between Muslims and Jews

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On May 20, 2014 @ 12:23 pm In The Point | 10 Comments

This is the peace process in miniature. And you can’t have a one-sided coexistence. Appeasing the opponents of coexistence will never bring coexistence.

A unique “Peace Run” initiated by an Australian extreme athlete to promote coexistence between Jews and Arabs in Judea and Samaria was dealt a severe blow Sunday, after the Palestinian Authority objected to the presence of Jewish runners.

A group of six Israelis were asked to refrain from participating in Australian ultra marathon runner Pat Farmer’s Peace Run, as it passed the Jewish communities of Eli and Shiloh in Samaria, north of Jerusalem. The group – which was organized by the Yesha Council in conjunction with Regavim – had coordinated with Farmer’s team ahead of time to ensure that Jews and Palestinians could run together in a true show of coexistence.

However when Ari Briggs, director of Regavim – which advocates for Jewish land rights – arrived along with his group to participate they were asked to stop running after just one kilometer.

Apparently, the news had reached the Palestinian Olympic Committee in Ramallah, which threatened to pull out of the Peace Run if Farmer continued to run with the Jewish well-wishers. Although Farmer was “not happy” about the move, which essentially undermined his campaign, the Jewish group were “politely” asked not to participate.

This is the PLO’s vision of coexistence, a coexistence without Jews.


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no doubt all the little proto-fascists on American university campuses are pleased as punch.

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