People Should Be Free To Live Anywhere - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 26.11.10 | 18:16 (IST)

    Israel needs to join the other liberal democratic states that ensure the right of all people to live where they want. This is a basic right. I may not be happy with my neighbors, but I cannot refuse them the right to live next to me. Unfortunately, Israel has developed practices that allow for segregated living areas...areas for the ultra-orthodox, areas for those with special interests, and areas that exclude arabs. All of this should be declared illegal and violations punished under the law.

    from the article: Safed as a paradigm
    First published 02:03 26.11.10 | Last updated 02:03 26.11.10
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