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    • jeff kahana
    • 23.08.06 | 18:54 (IDT)

    The main conclusion to be drawn is that "peace" should be the priority. Is this really new? Was that not the conclusion of Rabin? Was that not the conclusion of Barak? What about pulling out of Lebanon, was that an act of aggression. Sadly, the left in Israel today is like the old pan-Arabists. They reject what they see and refuse to accept what the other side is really saying. They embrace "Post-Zionism" and demand normalization (this is the middle east -- not a very normal place). But (as a professional historian is becoming more clear) the middle in Israel is rejecting the left, it is still zionistic, and it has learned to see and hear what is being said and done by extermist groups. It also yearns for peace -- but a real peace.

    from the article: Save the IDF
    First published 00:00 23.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 23.08.06
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