What you say is true, but why would anyone expect Jews to become politically mature in so short a period? Are the government's leftist critics any less self-righteous? And isn't Dror's point that with such bombastic self-righteousness, pessimistic scenarios are not seriously entertained. And this is as true for the left as for the right. Bottom line, and its not an excuse, israel lives in post traumatic stress hysteria.
UN agency warns school may be delayed for Palestinian refugees due to lack of funding (AP)
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