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    • saul a. readner
    • 10.05.10 | 18:23 (IDT)

    the call for buying palestinian products and boycotting israeli-settlement-products is -in my opinion- not exactly a democratic view. actually it's just the counterpart/equivalent of the view of extreme right-wing settlers. such mr. eldar acts exactly like those right-wing settlers who he always condemns, what means: in an intolerant, dominant and arrogant way. question to mr. eldar: why do you boycott at all? why isn't it possible to give a chance to everybody, whether israeli or palestinian? do you really think that peace will come through boycotts? i don't think that there'll be peace through boycotts but boycotts will just cause more hate. peace will come when everybody gets a chance to earn a living.

    from the article: Buy Palestinian products
    First published 02:19 10.05.10 | Last updated 02:19 10.05.10
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