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    • arieh zimmerman
    • 07.09.09 | 09:46 (IDT)

    The boycotts are misdirected, and thus ineffectual. Tel Aviv is probably the very heart of the Israeli peace movement; it is the home of many who favor of the Palestinians making East Jerusalem, Al-Quds, their capital; of those who wish to remove the settlements from the West Bank. The boycott begging to happen is the boycott of right wing politicians and export industries of the settlers. Don't allow RW politicians to visit the West, keep them at home; they only waste our tax money with "gifts for the family". Don't allow them to make right-wing propaganda on prime-time TV. On the contrary, Western news media should be paying a good deal more attention to the peace movements, Israeli and Palestinian than they do. As for Jane, we have brought it on ourselves. Too bad!

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