....the somewhat exaggerated praise of Abbas sounds strange. And it is not fair to juxtapose Netanyahu against Ben-Gurion. Different times, different parameters, different fashions and trends, different possibilities. Same same but different. And the problem is really not Bibi. The problem is that the israeli center-left is unoffically declared extinct. But maybe Erel Margalit could surprise us all.
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from the article: Honoring our fallen by seeking peace