Supreme Court Justice Mishael Heshin defines the Palestinian Authority as an enemy state de facto
February 13, 2006, 10:23 AM (GMT+02:00)
He rejected petitions to allow Palestinians married to Israelis to settle in Israel under the family reunification law as a loophole that would pose a risk to state security. "Just listen to daily declarations made by Hamas," Heshin said. "The Palestinian people chose Hamas, which seeks to destroy Israel, and they are citizens of an enemy state."
He asked why Israel should take risks with Israeli lives, any more than did England and America by admitting Germans during World War II. The judge said no one is preventing mixed couples from building a family, but they should live in Jenin. The right to life takes priority over any other consideration, he said.