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    • Dave
    • 20.05.05 | 17:09 (IDT)

    a national consensus was never ceated in israel beause the israelis were never a true nation and still arn't. people from extrememy diverse and often contrdictory cultures have been brought to israel,sometime only half willing, often because they believed they had no other choice and told they were a nation because they were jewish, although it meant different things to different people and somteimes meant nothing. it seems like the only common value was the common enemy, the arabs. it is doubtful that the israeli will ever become a genuine nation.

    from the article: Something for everyone - to hate
    First published 00:00 20.05.05 | Last updated 00:00 20.05.05
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