#86 Altalena - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Peter Dale
    • 15.10.06 | 22:29 (IST)

    Without prejudice to Russian-born Israelis (many made distinguished contributions to early Israel), I would feel very wary of people from the ex-Soviet Union playing extremist politics with an electoral base raised in a country with no historical understanding of democratic institutions, whose history missed out on the Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Enlightenment, as Ernest Gellner, a great Jewish thinker once said. p.s. 'process of intentions' (procès d'intention) is best put as 'put someone in the dock on a mere assumption/supposition of their wrong-doing. Excuse the correction. I do not otherwise write French as well as you do English.

    from the article: Lieberman to power
    First published 00:00 15.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.10.06
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