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    • Ussishkin
    • 27.12.09 | 00:49 (IST)

    Now we're apologising for the aberrant behaviour of the American Jewish leadership and the criminally unaccountable Olmert and Netanyahu governments? The list includes queries about Cast Lead that supporters of Israel world-wide want to see answered - a Commission of Inquiry would go a long way - and the refusal to keep the labelling deal with EU on settlement products. Its always deflected by accusations of anti-Semitism and 'self-hating Jews' and anti-Zionist Jew. The last time I, named for a holocaust survivor, faced such American Jewish antics was outside the hotel where the JStreet inuagural took place. I and other attendees faced placards calling us 'Nazis'. This denial by Israeli leaders leading us into further denial, reminds a S African Israeli friend of the whites before the end of apartheid. That is what exists in the W Bank and if it takes a Pro-Israel Pro-Peace group to end it, I'm with them all the way.

    from the article: U.S. official's criticism of Israel ambassador sparks furor
    First published 22:23 26.12.09 | Last updated 11:06 27.12.09
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