Remove their right of free speech - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • r cummings
    • 19.10.09 | 16:41 (IST)

    44% of the Israeli electorate did not vote for Netanyahu and the right. Many others did and regret it. An increasing number of the diaspora do not support Netanyahu and the right, probably a majority going by the US Democrat vote. Israel and its supporters are split down the middle, with diametrically opposing points of view (and not just on the 2-state solution). What does Liebler propose? Excommunicate them? Remove the right of free speech? Refuse aliyah to the non-right and kick out those in Israel who disagree with him? We can only guess. He sounds a dangerous, unbalanced guy who is ill at ease in a democracy. His comments should happily swell the numbers looking to join J Street and oppose right-wing, anti-democratic relics like this.

    from the article: Dovish Jews? They love Israel? Excommunicate them
    First published 15:31 19.10.09 | Last updated 20:07 20.10.09
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