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    • Gene Bocknek
    • 05.12.07 | 16:06 (IST)

    Forgive my foolish idealism about Israel. I too easily forget that meanness, insensitivity, and bureaucratic stupidity can be found among my Israeli chaverim as readily as anywhere else. But don't the interests of self-preservation compel one to reflect on how provoking Palestinian bitterness may not be useful behavior? Mightn't it evenwork a bit better to have local israeli authorities offer to help build central dumps where they would operate to the benefit of both parties? Forgive me. Such a foolish idea.

    from the article: A bad odor
    First published 00:00 05.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.12.07
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