Gall? - 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 = '0'; 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
    • Reuven Segev
    • 08.10.09 | 19:19 (IST)

    Once again Gideon Levy found the real culprit in the Middle East. And the usual suspect is, of course Israel. Has it ever occurred to Mr. Levy that the Palestinians share the blame for their own misery in Gaza? As I recall, Mr. Levy was one of the strongest proponents of the withdrawal from Gaza. Has it considered the fact that after that unilateral withdrawal the Palestinians had the choice to use it as a lever to accelerate the Peace process? That they could have used that opportunity to engage in a dialogue and a commercial cooperation rather than launching Qassams and mortar attacks? How convenient to always blame Israel!

    from the article: Only gall and nothing more
    First published 02:55 08.10.09 | Last updated 10:01 08.10.09
Haaretz Headlines
A policeman confronts a protester at the Ethiopian-Israeli demonstration in Tel Aviv on June 3rd.
The Facebook squad: How Israel Police tracks activists on social media

It follows their Facebook pages, uses fake profiles to 'befriend' them and presents screenshots of posts in court – this is how Israel Police is adding social activists to its virtual surveillance list. 'They know what I write and do,' Ethiopian protest leader says.

09:46 06.02.16 | 1 comments
A watch tower along a barbed wire fence at the memorial site of the former Auschwitz death camp.
93-year-old former Nazi to be third Auschwitz guard to face trial this year

Defendant, whose name has not been released and worked at the death camp between Nov. 1, 1942, and June 25, 1943, is being charged as an accessory to murder.

11:43 06.02.16 | 0 comments
Syrians walk towards the Turkish border at the Bab al-Salam border gate, Syria, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
The fall of Aleppo could mark a crucial turning point in Syrian war

The Syrian army is rapidly closing in on the rebels who are in control of the city, leaving a narrow corridor through which civilians are escaping on foot; Russian and Iranian support are tipping the balance in Assad's favor.

01:04 06.02.16 | 1 comments
The Palestinian side of the West Bank security fence in Bethlehem.
'It’s not only the two of us lying here': What the banned Israeli novel is really about

‘Borderlife,’ the book at the center of a controversy involving the Education Ministry, depicts a desperate attempt by the protagonists, a Jewish woman and an Arab man, to make love, not war. The issue of assimilation that it raises cannot be dismissed lightly.

10:21 06.02.16 | 0 comments