Members of the Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP) “Pikuach Nefesh” expressed shock and disbelief at Yair Lapid’s recent speech at the United Nations, in which he promoted the concept of “Two states for two peoples.”

“How blind and naïve can a person be to try to revive this idea, which has already caused so much suffering and disasters in Israel? After the plan has been almost forgotten, thank God, Lapid has to foolishly and irresponsibly raise it again at the UN, practically begging them to renew international pressure and sanctions against Israel,” the rabbis of the Congress wrote in a letter to Knesset members this week.

“Does anyone doubt what is about to happen as a result? International pressure, terrorist attacks carried out with world support, the death and bloodshed of innocent Israeli citizens – the same as it has happened every time this plan has been suggested before. All because Lapid raised this perverse idea, which puts all the inhabitants of the Holy Land in immediate and present danger."

Rabbi Avrohom Shmuel Lewin, Executive Director of the RCP said “Lapid is repeating the same fatal error that was made by the Yitzhak Rabin 30 years ago when he revived Yasser Arafat who was on his political deathbed. The Rabin government then initiated the Oslo accords and brought the chief PLO terrorist to Washington. The Clinton administration was shocked but after the PM of Israel legitimizes him they could not go against Israel.... Read More: Arutz-7