# 103 Nephtaly - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Swiss (Dino)
    • 11.01.07 | 00:23 (IST)

    Come on, Nephtaly, I am not fooled. But if you are honest, whatever inner- Palestininan purpose it suits, just a few years ago it would have been unthinkable to hear such a statement from a leader of Hamas. Totally unthinkable. So if your governement would be smart, it would take Meshal by his word and ask for immediate negotiations exactly on this basis. If he made this statement only as a PR-stunt, he would be very soon exposed as a fool and Hamas lose a lot of its remaining credibility. And if he would be really serious, well then, Nepthatly, the unthinkable could become reality.... So if your governement plays it smart a guaran- teed win/win. And by the way, I served in the Swiss army, so I would really not consider myself to be a pacifist. Rather a pragmatist.

    from the article: Hamas denies Meshal said group would consider recognizing Israel
    First published 00:00 10.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.01.07
Haaretz Headlines
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of local administrators at his palace in

Erdogan: UN must prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in Syria

Erdogan says Iran-backed forces in Syria carrying out 'merciless massacres' and that Turkey would take action should crisis continue.

MK Yariv Levin

U.S. Reform Jews to 'boycott' Minister Levin over disparaging comments

Head of Israel's Reform movement Gilad Kariv called on U.S. counterparts to shun Yariv Levin, who blasted Reform Jews for rampant 'assimilation.'

Elsa Kodrashova with her nephews at home in Haifa.

As nephew drafted to IDF, aunt faces deportation

'My problem is only that I’m not Jewish. But does that mean I’m not a human being?' asks Elsa Kodrashova.

Palestinian men walk through rubble of destroyed homes

Israel must rebuild Gaza, big-time

For both moral and political reasons, we cannot be indifferent to the fate of our Palestinian neighbors in the Strip.