MEIR WEINSTEIN sticking together is no longer needed for survival - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Timothy
    • 12.01.07 | 07:00 (IST)

    Hi MEIR WEINSTEIN, Thanks for reading my post and sharing your point of view. You're right. Mr. Lieberman wants Israel to be a "pure" Jewish country and Palestine to be a "pure" Jewish country as well. Why he wants such things, I cannot fathom. Those ideas came from another time and place when sticking together was needed for survivial. Those days are long gone. Yet he and those like him are stuck in the glorious past that in reality was not so glorious. Today sticking together against others based on religion and ethnic background leads to hatred that threatens everyone's survival. So rather than supporting those who promote "purity," let's support those who promote diversity and equality for all. That way Jews, Arabs, ... can all live in harmony while practicing their faiths as they see fit. In your post you expressed concern about the hatred towards Jews. If that's true, why support those like Mr. Lieberman who create it? Peace.

    from the article: Lieberman calls on Peretz to quit over appointment of first Arab minister
    First published 00:00 11.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 11.01.07
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