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    • Amram
    • 23.09.10 | 04:16 (IST)

    I think that Bill Clinton is saying that the attitude of the Russian Israelis towards the 'palestinians' is different from the rest of the population. And that is probably true. Immigrants from Russia did not have their views tainted by the Arab lies, spread for many years in the English language newspapers and forums. Russian Israelis STILL KNOW that the 1948 conflict and the 1967 conflict were between Israel on the one hand and the Arab countries (Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon) on the other hand, and that the 'palestinians' NEVER EXISTED then. They share my disbelief - as a study of history - that there is even a mention of 'palestinians' in today's politics. Where did they come from?

    from the article: Bill Clinton's 'Russian immigrants are obstacle to peace' comment draws fire in Israel
    First published 19:56 22.09.10 | Last updated 19:56 22.09.10
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