It won't take a big effort.... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Assaf
    • 14.08.13 | 09:25 (IDT)

    It won't take a big effort anywhere in the world to do what the writer of this article has done: to pick any three or four politicians who over time have uttered themselves stupidly or unwisely in some context. What *does* take an effort though is building up and / or holding on to an all out black-and-white worldview that purports that those three or four out of all represent the general concensus of the nation in question. Well that borders to sheer stupidity, falsehood and when directed towards an ethnic group: pure racism. Just recently Arabs from the West Bank visited Israel during the month of Ramadan in their 100s of thousands. Any given day duriing the rest of the year you can see lots of Arabs in any given mainly Jewish town in Israel. Were any of the Ramadan visitors from the WB hurt or scolded or attacked? Are hatred attacks and scoldings against Arabs on the sole reason of their being Arabs a daily feature in Israeli towns?

    from the article: Killing Arabs - not what you thought
    First published 06:38 12.08.13 | Last updated 06:38 12.08.13
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