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    • Alterman
    • 17.07.11 | 13:33 (IDT)

    ...Rivlin in this drama. But yes - Rivlin´s article was brave and strong. And yes - Peres should add another piece to his great legacy. He should defend and safeguard, in a grand speech or a major article, the values and ideals of our democracy. That will make him one of our giants. But if he persists in being silent about the worrying and nationalistic tendencies in Israel today, then his legacy will be tainted. That would be such a shame.

    from the article: Peres must stop destruction of Israeli democracy
    First published 01:44 17.07.11 | Last updated 01:44 17.07.11
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