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    • Avi Yerushalmi
    • 07.04.10 | 22:46 (IDT)

    There is one thing that you guys don't understand. Israel was founded by Eastern European Jews with a czarist mentality. Secrecy is the norm. Transparency doesn't exist in our system, alttough maybe more-so now than then.. This has been since the days of Ben-Gurion and Mapai. Our democracy is Eastern European democracy, not Western democracy. Even Golda who grew up in Milwaukee, and Bibi who grew up in Philadelphia became part of the system. Face the fact. We are not a 'little America'.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israel will not be pushed to peace
    First published 14:48 07.04.10 | Last updated 21:38 07.04.10
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