#35 "A national debate and referendum " - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 21.10.05 | 18:18 (IST)

    I think that if a national vote and referendum were held right now about pulling out of Hebron, there would be an overwhelming majority in favor. Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres didn't have the guts to evacuate Hebron in 1994 immediately after Baruch Goldstein massacred 28 Palestinians at the Tomb of the Patriarchs. At that time too, the majority of Israelis would have supported such a move, but Rabin and Peres were afraid of losing the support of the fascist NRP. That's one of the reasons why I'd never vote for a political party headed by Shimon Peres

    from the article: Preparing for the next war
    First published 00:00 21.10.05 | Last updated 00:00 21.10.05
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