How has it come to be? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 27.09.10 | 04:27 (IST)

    How has it come to be that 300,000 fanatics dictate the future of Israel? How can it be that just 300,000 people can determine the moral values of a society? What society with 7 million members have it's entire future controlled by 4% of it's population? Israel, that is who. The goal of that 4% is clear. They live large, in big houses, subsidized by common Israelis who are taxed to support that 4%. For the average Israeli, the Settlements are a simple equation. Your money is paid and they prosper, your money is paid and they rule.

    from the article: With freeze over, West Bank settlements ready to dive into construction
    First published 02:33 27.09.10 | Last updated 02:33 27.09.10
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