Jews And Arabs - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • sfg
    • 15.12.09 | 03:39 (IST)

    From the information in the article it seems like Suad is getting shafted. Suad claims that his family has been living on that land for generations. All that his family has managed to construct on that land over generations is a shack. Since 1997, it sounds like he has had enough money to pay for his own road, housing, connection to utilities, sewage, etc. He must be rich now. It also sounds like Suad can freely move around in Israel to meet with local government officials, so he must be an Israeli Arab. On the other hand, what happens when Jews try to live near "Palestinians" in the west bank or, formerly, Gaza. They have to be protected by walls and the IDF. How well do Jews obtain building permits in Jordan, Syria, Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt, Iran, etc? Jews are either not allowed to live in those countries and were expelled or are brutally repressed. The article is short on facts and long on empathy.

    from the article: Jewish town won't let Arab build home on his own land
    First published 00:00 14.12.09 | Last updated 13:59 14.12.09
Haaretz Headlines
PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Aug. 2, 2015.

Netanyahu urges U.S. Jews to oppose Iran deal

In live webcast, prime minister warns Jewish Americans they mustn't let deal supporters quash the debate.

Palestinian man points to damage sustained to West Bank mosque following an attack in 2014.

Israel’s dismal record of convicting Jewish terrorists

While authorities vow to crack down on settler violence against Palestinians, studies show Israel has a poor track record in bringing Jewish terrorists to justice.

A Palestinian boy inspects the Dawabsheh family's home, firebombed by Jewish extremists.

What Israel’s dehumanizing occupation has wrought

When the Israeli army repeatedly kills young Palestinians in non-life-threatening situations, should we be surprised by the emergence of Jewish terrorism?

Cafe

For Arab women in Israel, a café of their own

At first the Muslim clergy and even the owner’s own mother objected to the idea of a women’s cafe.