Nehemia Strasler for Prime Minister - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David James Vickery
    • 21.10.05 | 18:38 (IST)

    Imagine an Israel with Nehemia Strasler as Prime Minister! Immediately after Sharon I sure hope. What a departure from past Israeli political leaders! Someone who can tell it like it is for a change, make Israel look in the mirror, without constant deception, lies and manipulation. Might even bring peace and prosperity, but that can't happen as long as Zionism trumps Judaism and human feeling. Men have failed Israel from the beginning and it's time. Hail Nehemia! What Nehemia fails to include in her article is the huge influence of diaspora Jews and the American Christian Zionists on the settlement enterprise. They are a fount of financial support for Yesha and cannot be ignored in her argument.

    from the article: Preparing for the next war
    First published 00:00 21.10.05 | Last updated 00:00 21.10.05
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