How the Palestinian Authority Spends Its Money

Stand for Israel  |  May 29, 2019

Five people sitting at small tables with drinks in front of them.

It is no surprise that the Palestinian Authority continues to spend money given to it for humanitarian purposes for much more nefarious reasons. But, as Ynet News’ Elisha Ben Kimon reports, when the widow of an Israeli man who was gunned down in the West Bank by the very terrorists that the P.A. pays speaks out, perhaps the rest of the world will listen to the cold, hard truth:

The widow of a rabbi murdered in the West Bank earlier this year on Tuesday warned French lawmakers that money given by Paris to the Palestinian Authority could be used to pay stipends for terrorists.

“France gave the Palestinians Authority €16 million in 2016. Check how your money is spent. Demand it does not pay for murder,” French-born Yael Shevah, whose 35-year-old husband Raziel was killed in a drive-by shooting in January 2018, told a Paris conference on Israel…

“I was born in Paris 33 years ago,” Shevah told conference goers. “When I was eight years old, my family moved to Israel which is where I met my beloved husband Raziel. We were married 12 years ago and have six sweet children.

“A beautiful, happy family with no outstanding issues. Eighteen months ago, my husband was murdered while on his way home. His killer told the judge that my husband was chosen for his Jewish appearance.”

Shevah said that her way of life was under threat – both from those seeking to delegitimize the Jewish state and those seeking to kill Jews.

“We live under constant threat of terror and BDS,” she said, referring to the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement.

“Europe thinks we should not be living where we do, while on the other hand, Islamic terrorism, which has already struck Europe a number of times, is trying to target us. The Palestinian Authority regards these terrorists as heroes and pays them for their murderous acts. It gives them salaries for committing murder…”

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