Barkat Alienated jews - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • j10
    • 07.05.06 | 13:57 (IDT)

    Very depressing reading. I live in Israel 27 years among both religious and secular Isralis and I do not believe the facts as stated in the article. I think the "average" "mainstream" Israeli still very much identifies as a Jew and not only as an Israeli and views ALiya of Jews to Israel as one of the main principles of the countries being. The fact that other issues like illegal non-Jewish immigration or Israeli arab's status also concern all Israelis (from all groups) is only logical since these are real life moral and political dillemas that need answers. One thing has nothing to so with the other except for a very loud fringe of post Zionist self proclaimed intellegensia who control Haaretz but do not represent much else.

    from the article: Alienated Jews
    First published 00:00 07.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 07.05.06
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