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bThey would have kissed Jewish feet and fled.

bIsrael would have been free of them, and the ugly world that bjust days earlier had waited in expectation and anticipation of bJewish tragedy would have remained silent, so thunderstruck bwas it at the miracle of the Six-Day War! And Israel would have bbeen free of the cancer, the terrible specter of 800,000 more Jew bhaters. And Jews could have settled the length and breath of the bland, and we could have brought the redemption so much bcloser. . . .

bBut no, the gentilized and the Hellenists—whose terror of bman is an article of faith replacing awe and faith in G-d—fled bfrom greatness. It was the same fear of world reaction that saw borders given not to shell the Old City lest Christian and Muslim bholy places be damaged. Jewish soldiers had to pick their way bthrough the narrow streets and alleyways. Dozens were killed by bsniper fire—all needlessly, all murdered by Arab bullets and Jew- bish timidity.

bThe Arabs were neither killed nor driven from Hebron. De- bfense Minister Moshe Dayan, one of the architects of Jewish bdisaster, raced to the city to assure the Muslim Khadi (“priest”) bthat the Cave of the Machpela would remain in Muslim hands. bThe cave in which are buried Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and bRebecca, Jacob and Leah, and which had been barred for cen- bturies to Jews, now would continue to be a Muslim site. Hebron bwould remain Arab, thanks to Dayan.

bIt was the policy of a man who opposed attacking the Golan bHeights for fear that the Soviet allies of Syria would intervene. It bwas the fear of a man who not only refused to expel the Arabs, bbut forcibly returned those who had already fled! The Arab vil- blage of Kalkilya, which touches Kfar Saba, was for years one of bthe most vicious nests of terrorists. Regularly, the vipers would bslither from Kalkilya to murder Jews. For years, Jews watched bwith gritted teeth and waited for the day . . .

bIn 1967 it came. The populace fled in panic. Thousands babandoned their village and swarmed eastward to the Jordan. bDayan ordered paratroopers to catch them and bring them back b—lest the world think that Israel was preparing a new wave of brefugees. Heaven forbid!

bThe miracle came and was rejected. The gold was turned bby reverse alchemy into dross. Rather then being free of 800,000 benemies, the Jews allowed them to remain—them and their end- b 

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