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    • Robert
    • 16.12.07 | 22:40 (IST)

    Are Jews to feel guilty that we now have a State that is identified as Jewish. Let's face it this minority does no favours to itself when their leaders can't even come to consensus on whether Jews have a historical connection to Israel. As a group they paint themselves as victims, totally dissasociate their community from Peace talks except when demanding more concessions from Israel or denying the legitimacy of the State. As far as being equal citizens, I am sure most Israelis are deep down suspicious of their Arab population. Add on top of that the 800 lb. gorrilla in the room that no one talks about is their steady demographic growth. Reverse all the above issues and Arabs will become equal citizens.

    from the article: A celebration for Jews only
    First published 00:00 16.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.12.07
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