Gideon Levy represents true Jewish conscience - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 19.03.06 | 19:10 (IST)

    "Gideon Levy represents true Jewish conscience" - Khalid He certainly seems to believe that the 1967 borders are the only 'just peace." But whether he is correct in his assessment that "the absolute majority of Israelis do not want just peace with the Palestinians" I am not certain. Israel has not yet had a debate over what "just" means anymore than the Palestinians have had one about "peace." Were I in charge on either side, I would have opened a back channel to discuss exchange of some majority Jewish areas of Palestine for the majority Palestinian area of East Jerusalem. Neither side is wise to seek everything for nothing, for that will never be perceived as 'just.'

    from the article: A new consensus
    First published 00:00 19.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 19.03.06
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