People perceive Hebron (and WB) according to their existing political view - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Commentator
    • 19.07.10 | 11:05 (IDT)

    These kinds of articles, whether rightwing or leftwing, make zero contribution to the debate because they assume a political point of view and then prove everything from that. A rightwing Eldar would also have everyone come to Hebron to see how much protection 0.4% of the population needs because of the violence of the intolerant 99.6%. The article would cite all the murders of Jews that Hebron's Arabs have perpetrated. What's the point of such articles? What would be useful, for example, would be to compare what messages the respective religious leaders of each community sends regarding tolerance/hatred, and also to see what religious bridges might be built in such a context.

    from the article: I am not declaring loyalty
    First published 01:15 19.07.10 | Last updated 01:15 19.07.10
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