Bernard Ross - No Generic Substitutes - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 12.04.10 | 13:24 (IDT)

    You argue for generic substitution of a generic Jew for each specific one that might have been displaced. If a return is to be made, then it must include an equivalent number or percentage of population of those displaced from western Israel. But the returns should be only for those displaced, not some generic who never lived in the Middle East is the last 49 years. And Arab returnees should have an equal vote with the Jewish returnees, You may need a bicameral legislature. The single ideological Knesset won't be able to protect minority rights when you have nearly 50/50 population splits.

    from the article: IDF bid to expel West Bank Palestinians is a step too far
    First published 02:08 12.04.10 | Last updated 04:38 12.04.10
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