Great piece before Pesach, but I also think the cynacism started before President Obama's trip ... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 24.03.13 | 17:33 (IST)

    Yes. The cynacism recently about the prospects for peace in the Middle East began with the outcome of the 2013 Israeli elections - "nothing is going to happen, it's be the same." In my opinion, avoiding concrete steps to establish the inevitable two-states resolution for the region, Israel and Palestine, is a continuation of Jews dancing around the Golden Calf subsquent to the exodus from Egyptian slavery. Unless the Israeli Government reins in the amorality of the minority who reject these difficult compromises, as Moses reined in the Jewish people's misconduct upon hearing G-d commandments, then we'll be wandering and isolated from the global community, and having to continually defend our survival.

    from the article: Israel, after Obama: This year, for Passover, I'm burning my cynicism
    First published 13:33 24.03.13 | Last updated 13:33 24.03.13
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