Pursuing Peace Means Fighting Incitement

 The horrific attack on worshippers at a West Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday was the sixth Palestinian terrorist act against Jews in the last month. However, it was the first one to be condemned by PA Chairman Mahmud Abbas (Abu Mazen).   In theory, the condemnation represents a positive shift in the stance of the PA president. But does it in fact have practical significance?   Let’s start with the bad news.   First, the previous five attacks weren’t simply met with silence by the PA leadership. Each one was openly praised by Abbas’ Fatah movement and/or by his senior advisors. And...

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