Touma-Sliman is confused about which parliament she serves in.
What do you say to a Member of Knesset who wants the country that pays her salary to just roll over an die? That is all one can understand from the only two Tweets MK Aida Touma-Sliman posted in the past few days.
The IDF put the residents of the Gaza Envelop communities into a kind of lock-down given the threats of retaliation on the part of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) for the successful military operation in the Judea-Samaria town of Jenin:
A total of 12 terror suspects were arrested that night [August 2 , including]. . . the arrest of Bassam Saadi, the leader of PIJ in the West Bank, who is suspected of constructing terror cells in the region…. [M]ore than 50 were captured in recent days on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activity.
Touma-Sliman is not concerned about the terrorist threats against Israel, even though Jihadist missiles and bullets do not avoid hitting Israeli Arabs and even though there are Arabs who serve in the IDF fighting to protect the homes of all of us. No, she is upset because Gazan patients cannot get to Israeli hospitals. Instead of blaming Hamas and the PIJ for the terrorist acts that compel us to defend ourselves, she blames Israel.
פניתי עכשיו ל @gantzbe
בדרישה בהולה לבטל לאלתר את ההחלטה הפושעת להטיל סגר על רצועת עזה ולמנוע יציאת חולים שזקוקים לטיפול רפואי דחוף. זו החלטה בלתי מוסרית ובלתי חוקית בעליל! ישראל שמטילה סגר אכזרי על עזה כבר 15 שנה נושאת באחריות לחולים מהם היא מונעת לצאת לקבלת טיפול מציל חיים! pic.twitter.com/RTtVfxnZKj
— MK Aida Touma-Sliman (@AidaTuma) August 2, 2022
Her tweet reads:
I turned now to [Defense Minister Benny] Gantz with the urgent demand to immediately cancel the criminal decision to put the Gaza strip under lockdown and prevent the patients who need urgent medical treament from leaving. This decision is absolutely immoral and illegal. Israel, that has put Gaza into a cruel lockdown for 15 years already is responsible for these patients that she is preventing from leaving for life-saving medical treatment.
I wonder if she ever considered writing to the Hamas or PIJ leadership with the urgent demand to immediately cancel the criminal terrorism against Israeli civilians, Jews and Arabs alike, terrorism that inevitably leads to closing the gates and not allowing Palestinians to make their way to the Israeli hospitals that offer them top medical treatment even though they threaten the Jewish state with anhiliation.
And today, when the IDF started pounding PIJ targets, Touma-Sliman tweeted:
די למתקפת הברירה בעזה!!
התנקשויות והפגזות יובילו רק לעוד סבל וחורבן בעזה ולא יביאו שום ביטחון לאזרחי ישראל. לפיד מנסה להוכיח שהוא ״ביטחוניסט״ בכך שהוא זורע הרס בעזה ומכניס ישראלים למקלטים.
יש לעצור את האש עכשיו!!
— MK Aida Touma-Sliman (@AidaTuma) August 5, 2022
Enough of this unnecessary attack!!
Assaults and bombing will just bring on more suffering and devastation in Gaza and will not bring any security to the citizens of Israel. Lapid is trying to prove that he is “security-minded” and so he sows destruction in Gaza and puts Israelis into the shelters. This has to stop now!!
Nir Orbach responded to this tweet by saying that it is obvious that she does not care about the Israeli population in the south and that she seems confused about which parliament she is a member of. She retorted that the southern Israel population are hostage to the failed policies of the Israeli leadership that persists in the militaristic approach and maintenance of the occupation.
A few days ago, in anticipation of the attack, Gantz clearly stated who is to blame for the Gazan patients not being able to come to Israel for medical treatment as well as the other hardships the closure inflicts on Gazan residents:
Whoever robs the livelihood of 14,000 [Gazan] workers, causes [Gazan] agricultural goods to rot in the crossings, and causes a shortage of electricity and food – first of all, harms the residents of Gaza and they will bear the responsibility.
But no, according to Touma-Sliman and other MKs just like her, it is the “occupation.” What she neglects to mention is that, for her, ALL OF ISRAEL is occupied terroritory and she has no intention of stopping at Judea-Samaria. She will not rest until Haifa, Tel Aviv, Ashkelon and all other parts of Israel are in ruins like Gaza, Lebanon and Syria.