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    • larry lynch
    • 15.09.09 | 01:38 (IDT)

    Israel has become a deeply polarized nation like the USA. The things which polarize Israel aren't similar to all of the things which leave the USA polarized. The only similarity between Israel & the USA could be the visceral hatred of the parties to this ugly polarization. Harted is rife. There is no unity or patriotic feelings among Israelis or Americans. The several states of the USA aren't united any more. That is true of Israel too. Don't expect any agreement on who could be a national hero. Israelis & Americans are too self centered to agree among themselves. It isn't like 1948 in either nation.

    from the article: Can there be such a thing as an Israeli hero?
    First published 17:09 14.09.09 | Last updated 17:41 14.09.09
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