Jews of the Wall in Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Massimiliano
    • 23.11.10 | 09:57 (IST)

    They may not be the majority in the US but all the signs indicate that Jews of the wall in favour of occupation and settlements are the majority in Israel. Otherwise how could you explain a majority of centre-right/right wing MKs? How can you explain that the Fridays Sheikh Jarrah demostration gathers a couple of hundred Israelis, while the pro-IDF demonstration in TA after the flottilla gathered over 20,000? How can you explain that according to the polls, the majoroty of Israelis disapproved the withdrawal of the settlements in Gaza? And that is exactly we cannot expect change to come from inside Israel, but it needs to come from outside pressure. From initiatives like BDS.

    from the article: Thanksgiving, Tikkun Olam, and U.S. Jews breaking the Israel barrier
    First published 14:53 22.11.10 | Last updated 14:53 22.11.10
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