Israeli Official Incitement: December 2022

Israeli Incitement Reports
January 10, 2023


I. Against the Palestinian People


Orit Malka Strock, Minister of National Missions, MK for the Religious Zionism party, (Twitter, 21 December 2022)

“When it is deserving – it is deserving: I congratulate the Minister of Defense, Gantz[1], on his decision not to return the body of terrorist Abu Hamid[2] to his family. Israel will not turn the other cheek to terrorism!”

Almog Cohen, MK for the Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) party (Facebook, 3 December 2022)

“(…) let every terrorist know that from today, whoever raises his hand against a police officer is destined to die.” [3]

Danny Danon, MK for the Likud Party, former Israeli Ambassador to the UN (Facebook, 3 December 2022)[4]

“It seems that Knesset Member Aida Touma Sliman[5] and the UN envoy for the Middle East, Tor Wennesland[6], would probably prefer to see our border policeman stabbed to death - the main thing is that the terrorist stays alive. Those who attack our dear soldiers should expect a strong and stern response.”

Avi Dichter, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, MK for the Likud party, (Facebook, 6 December 2022)

“Hamas published its latest logo on the 35th anniversary of its establishment (14 December). The logo illustrates how they see the future of the State of Israel. What can be done? We Israelis have other plans... First, we have been here long before them, thousands of years before them (…) The time has come for Hamas (and its supporters and what its logo symbolizes) to understand that Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people, as enshrined in the Basic Law[7] that I initiated. We have been here forever! (…)”