Eldad responds to Tibi: 'Arab enemies should join Arafat in his grave'

MK Arye Eldad (NU/NRP) on Tuesday responded to inflammatory remarks made earlier by MK Ahmed Tibi (UAL) at a memorial service for former PLO leader and Palestinian Authority chairman Yasser Arafat. Tibi had appealed to Arafat to "rise from his grave and liberate the Palestinian people." In response, Eldad said that he "calls upon the Arab enemies of Israel to join Arafat in his grave." "If they don't like it they should drink the sea at Gaza," Eldad added, alluding to the controversial book by Israeli journalist Amira Hass, who spent several years in the coastal territory.