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    • Spokanite
    • 24.11.09 | 17:48 (IST)

    I am visiting a daughter stationed in a southern state for Thanksgiving. The last time I was in the deep South was more than forty years ago to visit a brother stationed in Georgia. Then there was total segregation. I remember looking at a "colored" society page printed once a week in the local paper. I ate in a restaurant that had been turned into an allegedly private club to avoid compliance with the new civil rights act. Now my daughter lives on an integrated street. There is a black pastor at the local Catholic Church. Blacks and Whites mingle freely at restaurants. So, I have some hope that maybe there will be a day when the hatred displayed by the posters to these pages abates and Jews and Palestinians reach an agreement that allows them to live in peace.

    from the article: A Palestinian peace plan Israelis can live with
    First published 12:16 24.11.09 | Last updated 12:43 24.11.09
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