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    • Mitchell Cohen
    • 15.01.13 | 16:10 (IST)

    Actually, isolation is suicide. Israelis are not North Koreans - we won't live on grassroots to survive starvation. Most will simply leave - those of us who can. I've lived here for 33 years. When my wife and I made "Aliya" (if that's still what we did), Sadat had just been here and there was hope for the future. Now, when I look ahead, all I see is darkness; a slow suicide. I don't believe Israel will celebrate it's 100th birthday. Fortunately, I won't be around to see it's demise - I just don't think the Jewish people will survive another 2,000 years of diaspra.

    from the article: Obama: Netanyahu doesn't understand Israel's best interests, driving it into international isolation
    First published 10:23 15.01.13 | Last updated 10:23 15.01.13
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