Hope is the catalyst of activism and of change - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • S. Lahat
    • 24.03.13 | 17:42 (IST)

    Bradley Burston is absolutely correct in being positive and optimistic in the wake of President Obama's visit and his inspiring and encouraging speech, and this optimism can only be endorsed and should be packaged and marketed and multiplied until it sweeps every corner of the country. Pessimism and cynicism has had its day - for too long - and it hasn't produced an iota of progress or demonstrative benefits. And we can already witness the indisputable benefits of such positive outlook in the almost miraculous outreach Obama was able to mediate between Netanyahu and Erdogan of Turkey. There is definitely hope and we should all embrace it and build on it.

    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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