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April 2, 2001
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A far-right Israeli Cabinet member called on the government to destroy Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat’s home in the Gaza Strip, saying the move would force Arafat to reconsider whether to continue fighting Israel. Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze’evi told Israel Radio that every Palestinian act of violence should get a “Zionist response,” such as “developing a settlement that was halted, or even demolishing the palace of Mr. Arafat.”

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