Akiva Eldar at his usual - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 08.11.09 | 19:29 (IST)

    As usual, Akiva Eldar plays loose with the facts. The U.S. State Department did not reach the bombastic conclusion his sensationalist title suggests. Rather, Akiva Eldar chose to interpret the report as such and put his conclusion in the State Department's mouth. Here is the actual report to read for people who actually want to inform themselves: http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/2009/127349.htm You can also read similar reports about other countries in the world here. As usual, you'll find that Israel is not really much different than most other countries in the world. For example, how Switzerland arbitrarily defines who is a "fundamentalist" Imam to be denied residency. http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/2009/index.htm

    from the article: U.S. State Department: Israel is not a tolerant society
    First published 01:18 06.11.09 | Last updated 07:24 06.11.09
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