Israel is unable to choose - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 30.04.10 | 09:50 (IDT)

    Israel is frightened of defining itself. Lack of defined borders is the physical representation of this fear, inability to choose between one state and two state is the mental representation of this fear. Those who want neither two-state nor one-state because of a logic already laid out by many commentators that does not need re-elaboration here, harbor a hope that things will resolve themselves by events, never mind how they happen or what the hardship, that see the remainder of the Palestinians both within and without the Green Line somehow ending up somewhere else. Few will say so in so many words, but that's how it is. Would even Jabotinsky have enjoyed the spectacle of today's East Jerusalem and teenage settlers displacing Arab refugee families from their homes in our name? Ms Greenfield is right about such a path, Einstein was right, Yishayahu Leibowitz was right, but who's listening?

    from the article: Israel's choice: Make peace or disappear
    First published 01:13 30.04.10 | Last updated 13:09 30.04.10
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