Levy, Don't bite the hand that feeds you! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • X-Lefty
    • 14.07.11 | 19:02 (IDT)

    Don't bite the hand that feeds you. After the Six Day War, it was Israeli government policy to send people to live over the Green Line, both east and west. Some people went for nationalistic reasons, some went for religious reasons, some went because they wanted to get out of the city, some went because you could get a house with a lot of land for almost no money, and it was a chance for a better life. Not everyone living over the Green Line is an ultra-right wing religious fascist. And since the left insists on democratic values, well, one of them is that even ultra right wing religious fascists have the right to go to the theatre if they want to, especially if the salaries of the actors are being paid by the state. If the actors refuse to act, their wages should be docked. You can't have it both ways.

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    First published 03:44 14.07.11 | Last updated 03:44 14.07.11
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