Dear Israeli Arab - No. 183 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Marlene
    • 12.01.07 | 20:13 (IST)

    My thoughts and sympathies are truly with you since I have lived in Israel at one time and know the attitude towards the Arab population first-hand, which has been going on for decades, long before even the first intifada. It was the main reason why I chose not to remain in Israel because I began to imagine and could finally understand what it was like for Jews when they were living in a society where they were demonized and looked down upon without having equal rights. However, since that time, things have become much worse. Just the talk of transfer of the Arab population is an outrage because I immediately think of how Germany wnated to transfer Jews during the 1930's out of the country. For me, when a person behaves the same way as those he finds so despicable, then in a sense, a sad validation of that kind of conduct has been made.

    from the article: Lieberman calls on Peretz to quit over appointment of first Arab minister
    First published 00:00 11.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 11.01.07
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