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    • Rob from Montreal
    • 11.01.07 | 17:23 (IST)

    Guy, this witch, as you called her is probably off base on this appointment. Ideally it would be great if the Arab minority were a loyal and faithful citizens, where appointments like these would not create controversy. The problem is that the Arab minority frequently displays actions of intolerance like not allowing for the the fact that the ruins of a Jewish temple are beneath the Dome of the Rock. That they identify more as Palestinians than as Israeli Arabs. That they elect leaders to parliament that befriend Israels sworn enemies, in many cases endorse acts of vengeance against Israel. All this going on, without a peep of opposition from the Arab minority. Is it any wonder that Jewish Israelis feel threatened. This is a problem that the Arab minority must confront if they want to really feel included in Israeli society.

    from the article: Lieberman calls on Peretz to quit over appointment of first Arab minister
    First published 00:00 11.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 11.01.07
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