Interesting that the Nobel committee pick up on Arab mosaics. Israel has an amazing Jewish heritage. It seems such a shame it doesn't also fully celebrate its amazing Arab heritage. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 05.10.11 | 12:38 (IST)

    It seems such a missed opportunity. Just imagine for a bit Netanyahu opening a huge exhibition that celebrated Arab history, art and architecture in Israel and all the leaders of the Jewish state turning up to the opening and invtiting Israeli Arabs etc. It would make a huge statement about Israel's desire to be accepted into the Middle East as an active part of it, not just something imposed on it. The reverse, of course, is also true. Like the guy tryingto re-open the synagogue in Tripoli, it would be great to see Jews living in Arab countries again.

    from the article: Israel's Daniel Shechtman wins 2011 Nobel Prize in chemistry
    First published 11:55 05.10.11 | Last updated 12:54 05.10.11
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