How Dare You, Eldad? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 29.12.09 | 05:42 (IST)

    You denigrate Rosa Parks and the entire US civil rights movement and a lot of American Jews who stood and died for civil rights in the US. Building the settlements is more akin to racial segregation in the US and the Jim Crow laws than what you are complaining about. How many Palestinians are allowed to live in your settlement? How many Israeli Arabs are allowed to live in your settlement? How many Christians are allowed to live in your settlement? You live and perpetuate Jim Crow and you dare compare a fake freeze, a slowdown in the permit process that violates Israeli and International law to Rosa Parks and the people who died to end segregation in the US. Haaretz should apologize at the least to the families of the each of the American Jews who died in the 1960s in the US to end segregation. Eldad's 'comment' is an affront to each and every one of them and denigrates their effort and sacrifice.

    from the article: Comment / Settlement freeze is like racial segregation in U.S.
    First published 01:46 29.12.09 | Last updated 11:23 29.12.09
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