ben-gurion and beilin - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • fagin
    • 10.11.05 | 20:05 (IST)

    i have followed beilin's career for years.he wrote an excellent article for the post five years ago where he impressed me with his deep interest in emigration. his books were self-righteous and he lost me. re the mizrahim and his antipathy for them i am not basing my belief on one particular incident. i have also noted his interaction with party members.my belief has built up over time. he is not going to say "i hate the mizrahim" and nor did he. but he does say things that lead me to believe that he does not like them and is uncomfortable in their company. who he dislikes is his problem and i am pointing to you the unlikelihood of him being interested in joining peretz. peretz i hasten to add will be a disaster for the labour party.he is a socialist in a world where socialism is know to be a farce.israel needs a strong economy not a populist with empty promises.he will only deliver disappointment.

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    First published 00:00 10.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 10.11.05
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