Israel was never a light unto nations - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • The Berlin Wall
    • 20.04.10 | 00:20 (IDT)

    So Israel is mourning its lost 'light unto nations'. I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings, but Israel was never anything close to being any kind of a light except one that comes out of the mouth of a gun. In its founding, Israel drove 750,000 Palestinians into the sea and into the desert and another 250,000 in 1967. Israel is a racist state and has always been that way. The only way for Israel to 'recover' a very bad experiment is to become the one state, democratically run nation it was before 1947. If the Jews who live in Israel don't want to stay, then go home as the white in South Africa did. For those of us who left a long time ago, we don't even have much sympathy left for you at all, and we're tired of your whining

    from the article: In its 62nd year, Israel is in a diplomatic, security and moral limbo
    First published 00:48 19.04.10 | Last updated 02:00 19.04.10
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