Fifty Years Ago in America - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '62'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Mark Lincoln
    • 31.10.10 | 15:17 (IST)

    Apartheid was the legal situation in the south, and the real situation in the North. Most folks in the North thought they were not racists, and most folks in the south had close relationships with some blacks. The folks in the north thought they were not racists because they seldom encountered Negros. They lived apart, socialized apart, and often even worked apart. Unlike the South, that distance was by mutual action and choice. In the south the law stepped in to separate the races which were often quite mixed in reality. Israel is on the verge of moving from de facto apartheid to de jure apartheid. The course set by Liberman and Shas is clear. Even Netanyahu is opposing members of his party who have a more inclusive view of Israeli society.

    from the article: South Africa is already here
    First published 01:29 31.10.10 | Last updated 01:29 31.10.10
Haaretz Headlines
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement in his office in Jerusalem

PM: West Bank murder a 'horrific act of terrorism'

Condemnations from across the political spectrum in Israel after Palestinian baby burned to death in West Bank on Thursday night.

Yishai Schlissel at court after stabbing attack at Jerusalem gay pride parade. July 31. 2015.

Suspect in gay pride atttack rejects court authority

Yishai Schlissel's remand extended by 12 days for stabbing attack at Jerusalem pride parade.

Orthodox Jewish assailant stabs participants at gay pride parade in Jerusalem. July 30, 2015.

We're to blame for Jerusalem gay pride stabbing

We in the religious Jewish community have created a climate in which a 'bad seed' could come to think that murderous violence was a holy thing to do.

Roger Waters and Gideon Levy at the singer's home in the Hamptons.

Roger Waters: I hate apartheid, not Israel

Special interview | The former Pink Floyd singer talks to Gideon Levy about his political views, tragic family history – and when the rock star-turned-activist will be happy to play in Israel again.