Everyone talks around here about being proud, maybe because, to say the truth, we have in reality nothing to be proud of, anymore. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Diana Kimmerling
    • 12.08.10 | 10:32 (IDT)

    Our values, which are supposed to be the wealth of everyone, poor and rich, went down the drain: compassion and decency are almost nowhere to be found, violence is spreading as a flood throughout the country, racism contaminates everything and everyone all over, High Court rules are either despised or by-passed, and the Knesset, instead of acting for the benefit of the whole population, works hard to find expedients aimed at making sure that our Arab co citizens will get even less of the common good, freedom and opportunities included. On top of all that we have become deaf and blind too. Maybe oddly, but it reminds me of the Roman Empire immediately before it disintegrated...

    from the article: No place in university dorms for Arabs who didn't serve in IDF
    First published 02:04 12.08.10 | Last updated 02:04 12.08.10
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