Quotation from Ariel Sharon “We are withdrawing from Gaza ...where there was no chance of establishing a Jewish majority” — June 30 2005
Speech at the "Cesarea 2005" conference, explaining the reasons for the redeployment out of Gaza.
- Sharon, Ariel (1928-2014) ( 14 quotations )
- "Land of Israel" or variable geometry "biblical lands ( 37 quotations )
- Strictly separate from the Palestinians ( 34 quotations )
- Never a Palestinian State! ( 43 quotations )
" We decided what our priorities were - we are withdrawing from the Gaza Strip - an area where there was no chance of establishing a Jewish majority, and which would clearly, in any final agreement, not be part of the State of Israel. At the same time, we are directing the majority of our efforts to areas which are most crucial to ensuring our existence - the Galilee, the Negev, Greater Jerusalem, the settlement blocs and the security zones. "
Israeli government website, June 30, 2005.
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