#41 Shoshanna, excellent post! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joe
    • 02.10.05 | 20:37 (IDT)

    God bless you for your honesty and eloquent manner by which you expressed your views. Whenever I meet Jews and I do frequent Israel often as I have an American citizenship and able to cross over the greenline(depending on the whim of IDF Russian soldier ), I see people like I would see in any other western country and I say to myself, wow, these folks could enjoy paradise here if only they could abandon their racist and brutal manner by which they deal with the Palestinians. In short, Israel should abandon zionism and embrace a secular democracy for ALL it's citizens. I have no problem with Jews living in Gaza or Ramallah--but I have a serious problem with Jewish only roads and checkpoints for non-jews. Israel could have become a truly shining example of democracy and freedom in a part of the world that knows neither. Instead, Jews chose the path of the Nazi's in creating a "pure Jewish state" in a land where the majority were non-Jews. That's like Muslims deciding to create a pure Muslim state in the Vatican. Of course your going to have the mother of all conflicts if that were to happen.

    from the article: A police of Jews
    First published 00:00 02.10.05 | Last updated 00:00 02.10.05
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