#4 and #14 from a fellow American - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ben Zalman
    • 16.12.09 | 07:42 (IST)

    As an American Jew who spent years as a hard left winger I can say I?m tired of the lies coming from the Palestinians and I no longer trust anything they say. Israel has offered the world and they want nothing to do with it. Palestinians are Arabs from Jordan or Egypt. They were never considered a people until the 1960s. Show me their history or artifacts. We Jews have a long history of being abused and we will no longer put up with it. Our leaders have offered serious plans and are always met with silence. Its time for a real peace, that means recognizing Israel as a Jewish state and committing to peace. As an American I can no longer stand behind these Arabs who appear to want nothing less than complete destruction of Israel and the Jews that live there. I stand with my people. I stand with Israel.

    from the article: Abbas to Haaretz: Peace possible in 6 months if Israel freezes all settlements
    First published 02:04 16.12.09 | Last updated 12:24 16.12.09
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