ISRAEL WAS NEVER A RACIST COUNTRY - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Hawaiian Eye
    • 29.03.10 | 07:26 (IDT)

    Jews and Arabs often look alike and are always mistaken for each other and spy easily on each other because they are related, just as Hebrew and Arabic are related. So those calling Israel racist against Arabs are lying or have no understanding of the English word racism, which is defined in all dictionaries as prejudice based on difference in race. Jewish/Arab conflict has never been racial or racist. There is ethnic and religious discrimination on both sides but it has never been racial. Anyone who has been to Israel knows this, for it is most often hard to tell Jews and Muslims apart there, as they live close and work together every day. Of course this will not be reported by those on either side who stupidly try to accuse the other of racism.

    from the article: Israel is sliding toward McCarthyism and racism
    First published 02:06 29.03.10 | Last updated 10:11 29.03.10
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