Given that Herzl was most interested in the idea of a country where ethnicity was not an issue, his reaction to Israel today would be horror - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Richard Pearce
    • 04.05.13 | 15:27 (IDT)

    Seeing Palestine, a country that he admired because of the way Jews, Muslims, and Christians lived as equals and friends, turned into a state where maintaining ethnic cleansing was an official policy, where discrimination and exclusion is the norm, would profoundly disappoint him. Being told that this state was what people who claimed to be inspired by what he wrote would horrify him.

    from the article: So what if Herzl said it?
    First published 17:32 02.05.13 | Last updated 17:32 02.05.13
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