#63 Labhras: If You Know Anything About Jewish History You'd .. - 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
    • Lavi
    • 25.01.10 | 19:07 (IST)

    .. know that Uganda wasn't an option for a Jewish State, nor is Europe like Dr. of Death Ahmadinejad is proposing. To state that Jews chose to return to Israel is akin to saying that Muslims choose to go to Mecca for the Haj. If I were a Palestinian Arab living amongst Palestinian Jews during the British Mandate I would have welcomed with open arms the arrival of a people from the haunting of the Holocaust, especially when they showed such industriousness and a gushing romance for the land. They showed up everyone who took over their land since their worldwide dispersion by the Roman Empire. In fact, their only competition would be their forefathers, the ancient Israelites and what they accomplished. I would have worked with the Israelis and won their wars alongside them and contributed to society and I'd teach my children to do the same, and I'd have a standard of living to be proud of, not the self-inflicted misery brought on by the succession of greedy, self-serving PA leaders.

    from the article: Olmert's negotiator: Full Mideast peace impossible
    First published 01:57 25.01.10 | Last updated 17:01 25.01.10
Haaretz Headlines
An Israeli soldier detains a Palestinian boy

A picture of a headlock that's worth a thousand words

Why hasn't the IDF, one of the most sophisticated and advanced militaries in the world learned a damned thing since the first intifada?

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), July 27, 2015.

Jeff Merkley becomes 31st senator to back Iran deal

Oregon Democrat's support puts within reach 34 votes needed to uphold presidential veto of congressional resolution disapproving the agreement.

An evening of song and unity in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at The Bayit

Has U.S. Modern Orthodoxy reached its breaking point?

The most influential Jewish community in America is in deep crisis. Will the different streams of Modern Orthodoxy go their separate ways? A special report from New York.

A Jewish store in Berlin with a sign urging Germans not to shop there.

How a Jewish woman outwitted the Nazis

The memoir of the late Marie Jalowicz Simon recounts the remarkable tale of a Berlin native whose street smarts and charm kept her alive during World War II.