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    • 01.02.07 | 19:08 (IST)

    "Yet for some reason the Jews there are not moving to Israel in large (or even medium) numbers" I hate to disappoint you, but the reasons for them not moving are a lot more mundane than some alleged lack of racism or care for the poor Arabs. Much more likely, the reason is work, family, friends, childhood memories, and simple fear of the unknown. After all, that is why I didn't move to Israel...Why do you think that all Jews think all day of Palestinians? what if perhaps they think of shopping and taking their kids from school. In addition, many Jews speak no or very little Hebrew... the only people concerned about Palestinians are antisemites (open and closeted ones): the proof is that the Palestinians are much better off than most Africans and South Americans, yet the antisemites choose to selectively care for them...no one in their right mind thinks that Palestinians have it so bad...I would a million times prefer to be a Palestinian under Israeli occupation than a woman in Saudi...

    from the article: Entering the age of post-aliyah?
    First published 00:00 01.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 01.02.07
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