Meron Benvenisti - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vittorio Antonio
    • 15.10.12 | 04:53 (IST)

    Stop whining? Zionism as an ideological movement erred from the beginning. Benvenisti is correct. The land exists for not only one people irrespective of how that people is defined. Any ideology or religion imposed by force (Israel's modus operandi) is disintegrating.. The Zionist error from long before 1948, was not to include the Arabs into the Zionist vision. Jabotinsky's "Iron Wall" was applied with vigor---the Arabs were not engaged in creating a democratic state; they learned quite early that they were personae non gratae. This Zionist error has become Israel's achilles heel.

    from the article: Jerusalem-born thinker Meron Benvenisti has a message for Israelis: Stop whining
    First published 17:03 11.10.12 | Last updated 17:03 11.10.12
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