Silwan As A Microcosm of Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ben Israel
    • 12.10.10 | 05:40 (IST)

    Israel is also a "small enclave" of Jews stuck right in the heart of what the Arabs consider the Arab/Muslim Middle East. It is also heavily armed because if it wasn't, the Jews would be swept into the sea. Thus, if Jews can't live peacefully alongside Arabs in Silwan, then Israel can't live peacefully in the Middle East. Israel must make clear that Jews can live in Silwan!

    from the article: Life in Silwan: Unbearable for Jews and Palestinians alike
    First published 01:30 12.10.10 | Last updated 01:30 12.10.10
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