Apartheid, where? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • jn
    • 01.11.11 | 13:32 (IST)

    Finally Mr. Goldstone relented. Indeed the meaning of apartheid is totally misued in connection of the treatment of Israeli Arabs. Not only are they treated well in hospitals, but there are instances where they are treated much better than Israelis, by the Arab doctors, nurses, and household staff. When I was in hospital a few months ago I felt totally shunted away but the Israeli Arabs who were operated on got a royal treatment. My visitors were sent away after visiting hours, but the huge hamula of Arab patients stayed almost the whole night and making sleep impossible. The Arab nurses condoned this situation and we Jewish patients could not even speak up. My supermarket and pharmacy is staffed with Arab workers and pharmacists. Our parks in our town are full with Arab children and their parents so are our the cafe houses and the shopping center.

    from the article: Goldstone: Israel is not an 'apartheid state'
    First published 13:04 01.11.11 | Last updated 13:04 01.11.11
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