#54 Anglo-Iranian re "ludicrous... downright stupid" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ZISD
    • 18.12.09 | 13:56 (IST)

    You said "being anti-Israel doesn`t constitute anti-Semitism" and yet you accuse other people of being "ludicrous" and "downright stupid". Being anti-Israel means thinking that Jews should not be self-determined in a place they have been part of since the times of ancient Egypt, notwithstanding the large numbers who were forced out into the diaspora and the return of some of their descendants. Your view is clear Jew-hatred, sometimes clumsily known as anti-Semitism. The standard Iranian and Western neo-Comm propaganda is to describe a loose clutch of relatively recent economic Arab immigrants as "the indigenous people". Believers of this would be the correct focus of accusations of "downright stupidity". When you can bring yourself to be pro-Israel AND pro the creation of a viable Palestinian State, your input will be worthwhile.

    from the article: Israel: EU official's 'occupation' remark casts pall on ties
    First published 12:24 17.12.09 | Last updated 13:32 19.12.09
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