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    • Thomas Roth
    • 05.12.12 | 14:59 (IST)

    This may not sound so distasteful to the majority of Jews, but beware. Once these autocratic trends take root, they are difficult to reverse. More likely they will spread to include repression against fellow Jews.

    from the article: Netanyahu is leading Israel into an abyss
    First published 13:46 05.12.12 | Last updated 13:46 05.12.12
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