people who... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '8'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '9'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Ben Britten
    • 20.05.10 | 21:14 (IDT)

    Richard, I think here there might be a subtle difference. The reason many, including myself, rallied to the defence of South Park was not because we do not find it offensive or because I or others enjoy hurting Muslim sensibilities. Rather, it was because of the threats of violence by radical Muslims that defending artistic freedom became so offensive. I have no problem with Muslims, Jews, Christians, or whoever, voicing their concern and dissaproval of certain artistic expressions, and I might in fact join them in protest -- but when violence is threatened, then all of us should rightly be ever-more zealous in protecting freedom of speech.

    from the article: Jewish community takes on Comedy Central's 'anti-Semitic' stereotypes
    First published 10:08 20.05.10 | Last updated 10:08 20.05.10
Haaretz Headlines
Marco Rubio and Donald Trump at the Republican presidential debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, Feb
Rubio’s robotic Wall-E malfunction highlights slightly odd Republican debate

Governors Christie, Bush and Kasich band together to stay in the race by drawing blood from the frontrunners.

10:18 07.02.16 | 0 comments
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) and author of the "transparency bill".
European lawmakers urge Netanyahu to rethink 'transparency bill'

German members of pro-Israel EU group warn of blow to bilateral ties as a result of any 'impediment for the freedom of expression in Israel.'

04:54 07.02.16 | 4 comments
Israeli border police officers on Temple Mount
Israel and Jordan at impasse over Temple Mount cameras

Three points of dissent, including whether Israel will be able to control the broadcast and where the cameras will be situated, could lead to new tensions over flashpoint site.

04:55 07.02.16 | 2 comments
A photo of the leaflet, posted by Tal Schneider on Facebook.

Israeli company prices cleaners by ethnicity, sparking fury

'Don't want to hire an Arab for security reasons? There's a solution!' reads leaflet, which offers African cleaner for 49 shekels and eastern European one for 52.