There is a crisis on the Right. It sees the Jewish and democratic state as a democracy for the Jews. This is something I cannot countenance.
No nation is immune to anti-Semitism and xenophobia.
I wish to strengthen the hand of the Prime Minister and the heads of the security agencies in the unrelenting battle for our right to maintain normal daily life in every place in Israel.
The idea that the State of Israel could be democracy only for its Jewish citizens is unconscionable, and we must find a way to address this.
Whereas, in the personal realm, Sharon is a very sensitive person whose eyes often grow moist, in the national realm, he is entirely without emotions.
We are not fighting against the Palestinian people, and we are not at war with Islam. We are fighting against terrorism.