Don't say Jews and Palestinians face the same context here! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Aleksandra
    • 12.10.10 | 12:57 (IST)

    the situation is not unbearable for jews in the same way it is for palestinians. Israeli settlers have their cars damaged. Palestinians die. Israeli settlers can move freely to Haifa, Tel Aviv, Modiin Ilit, often even to live with family in America or Europe. Palestinians can't leave Jerusalem or they lose the right to move back there. They have no right to visit the rest of Israel. They are eyed with suspicion and scorn. True, it is not pleasant to be a settler in Silwan. However, don't morally equate the unpleasantness with the repression, occupation and real threats of death Palestinians face each day.

    from the article: Life in Silwan: Unbearable for Jews and Palestinians alike
    First published 01:30 12.10.10 | Last updated 01:30 12.10.10
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