"We've all gone through the battle field. There is no people in the world who pray more for peace than us."
-- PM Binyamin Netanyahu, CNN (April 30)
"Oslo accomplished one positive thing. It flushed our enemies out into the open where we an clearly identify them. Now we must destroy them before they destroy us."
-- Jewish Hebronite and commentator Gary Cooperberg (May 7)
"The pro-Palestinian declarations at the UN and in other international forums inflate Arafat's ego by planting the illusion in his mind that, through the power of such resolutions, he will be able to twist Israel's arm. Such illusions increase tension in the region and push all of us further and further away from serious negotiations towards an Israeli-Palestinian arrangement."
-- Israeli commentator Moshe Zak (The Jerusalem Post, April 30)