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    • Ahavah
    • 26.10.12 | 06:05 (IST)

    ...if you polled the Arabs and asked them the same questions, you'd get the same answers in reverse. Or did the authors of this study fail to notice that the Arabs have already oppressed and expelled all the Jews from their nations? Did they notice that when a Jewish person converts to another religion or decides to live a secular western lifestyle, their family is sad and won't speak with them - but when a Muslim person converts to another religion or decides to be secular (especially a woman), their family kills them. On the other hand, according to the Chereidi, we would need four sets of roads, not two: one for Jewish men, one for Arab men, another for Jewish women and still another for Arab women. There is plenty of intolerance to go around, but it's simply wrong to suggest that Jews have a worse attitude than Arabs when it comes to living together peacefully. They have the same exact opinions - if not worse ones. At least most Jews aren't suggesting we exterminate all the Arabs - they call for this to happen every day.

    from the article: Survey: Most Israeli Jews wouldn't give Palestinians vote if West Bank was annexed
    First published 14:32 23.10.12 | Last updated 14:32 23.10.12
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