It's the journalists, not the prophets - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 21.03.06 | 16:20 (IST)

    "The public still does not get the fact that if we had not invested billions in the territories, that money could have gone into development towns and poor neighborhoods, into education, health, vocational training, investments in roads and rails - and then the poverty line would be somewhere else entirely, the social gaps would be much smaller, and Israeli society would be much healthier" - why? because journalists did not do their job. Until a couple of years ago these very thoughts would have been considered treason and for some reason journalists were as frightened as everyone else to voice them. Forget Amos, Isaiah and Jeremiah and do your job without the histrionics.

    from the article: The ashes on the prophets' eyes
    First published 00:00 21.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 21.03.06
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