Lapid to Palestinians: 'Self pity is not a very efficient policy'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 23, 2016 11:47

 
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Yesh Atid leader MK Yair Lapid addressed The Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference in the capital on Wednesday, calling on the Palestinians to "Grow up already," employing a quote from Alan Dershowitz.

"You want freedom? Free yourselves from the past and build yourself a future," Lapid said.

"Self pity is not a very efficient policy," he added.

Lapid said that the Palestinians should take a page from the Jews after the Holocaust.

"We didn't look for someone to blame after the Holocaust, we searched for a way to change it."

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