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    • Yehuda, Jerusalem
    • 31.08.10 | 13:56 (IDT)

    Reuben, there is some truth to your comment, of yes, " finally ", some Israelis are taking a public stand against injustice, to be sure, but i must remind you, it is not easy living here in Israel and it is offensive to hear such pointed criticism from the safe and progressive cultural armchair of North America. i say as much as one having made aliyah 5 months ago. Second best to your actually being here and helping us make change first hand is your active support and encouragement (vs. critique) from afar. These are exciting times in which the State of Israel must be refounded, reformed, in order to have a viable future.

    from the article: 150 academics, artists back actors' boycott of settlement arts center
    First published 01:46 31.08.10 | Last updated 01:46 31.08.10
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