A Blow to Those Who Deride Arab Mentality - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jay A Friedman
    • 07.11.07 | 15:58 (IST)

    So many of you on the left and the right secretly maintain a prejudiced view of the Palestinians and Arabs in general. You claim that they live in a fantasy world. You argue that they are not realists. Here is yet another example that proves you wrong...Wrong...WRONG. The Arab residents of Jerusalem feel that liberation is nigh. Soon they will throw over the shackles of occupation that has robbed them of honor, humanity and pride. Soon they will be part of the independent Palestinian state, free to determine their own future and destiny. So what do they do? They become Israeli citizens. What do you take them for....fools??? And all these years you claimed they live in fantasy-land.

    from the article: Israel reports jump in Jerusalem Arabs seeking Israeli citizenship
    First published 00:00 07.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.11.07
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