Assessment: Joe Biden who claims iron-clad support for Israel, is definitely not going to like this …
Knesset parliamentary committee has approved expedition of legislation to Israel moves to strip terrorists of citizenship.
The measure comes as the latest of a series taken by the new government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The key House Committee greenlighted an expedited review of legislation seeking to deny citizenship or residency of convicted terrorists who receive compensation from the Palestinian Authority (PA) for their crimes, as part of its “Pay to Slay” program that awards payments to Palestinian terrorists and their families dependent on the severity of the crimes against Israelis.
“It is a joy for the just to do justice,
But destruction will come to the workers of iniquity.” Proverbs 21:15
“For years we’ve become accustomed to having an entity receive funding from the State of Israel while it maintains an official price list: ‘Murdered a Jew? Here’s a stipend – and if you’re an Israeli citizen, you’ll get more, depending on how many people you’ve killed,’” said Religious Zionism Member of Knesset (MK) Simcha Rothman.
Charging that, “The Palestinian Authority is trying to recruit terrorists from among Israeli citizens because it is easier for them to carry out terror attacks,” he appealed to his fellow lawmakers, “the bare minimum we can do as a moral country is to revoke their citizenship and residency.”
The draft was passed by a 10-2 majority that included members of both the ruling coalition and opposition.
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