If Israel wants the US and other countries to recognize its sovereignty over the Golan, it needs to take its sovereignty seriously.
"The Palestinian Authority is sending a very clear message that violence and bloodshed will pay and enrich, while peace and reconciliation will not."
Had Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett not stood up to Netanyahu, the bill would not be coming to a final vote in the Knesset on Monday evening.
“I am glad to be here for this vote, because it means a lot,” Force said. “Pay-for-slay is just not right. It has to go away in order to make this a peaceful region."
Taylor Force’s murder led to the March 2018 passage of the Taylor Force Act in both houses of Congress, which cuts US aid to the PA until it stops paying terrorists and their families.
Trump has called for a broad review of all US foreign aid, including of aid to the Palestinians.
The Prime Minister has pushed and praised the legislation that would require the government to deduct PA payments to terrorists from the taxes it owes the authority. But will he follow through?
Despite all costs thus far, the PA have persistently clung to their “Pay for Slay.”
This year, the commission that finances payments to terrorists and their families was returned to the PA budget, shortly after the US passed the Taylor Force Act.
In the face of the enactment of the Taylor Force Act the current entrenched Palestinian leadership now has some difficult choices to make.