Let's see the Arab haters explain this away. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Timothy
    • 28.03.07 | 06:59 (IST)

    I wish I could say this is news to me. It's not. I often write about the plight of the Arabs and Palestinians under Jewish rule. Legalized descrimination, Apartheid, call it what you will, it makes life very difficult for the non-Jews. In terms of life expectancy, infant mortality, years of education, annual income, amount of medical care received, .... the Arabs and Palestinians come out way behind. No intellectually honest man or woman could argue about the existence of these disparties or there need for immediate correction. Yet as sure as the sun will rise tomorrow, the Arab haters will flock to this article, attack its author, justify the bigotry, and hurl hate-filled accusations against those with the moral courage to speak of the disparties. If you are an anti-Arab and cannot bring yourself to speak out for equality for your fellow man, then for once can you keep quiet. If you do want to be part of the solution, then at least don't be part of the problem. Peace.

    from the article: Study: Israeli Jews live four years longer than Israeli Arabs
    First published 00:00 28.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 28.03.07
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