Still missing the core issue - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jan Elshout
    • 03.10.07 | 12:25 (IST)

    Gavison is till missing the core point: the RoR of not so much about the physical return, but about admittance by Israel that the nation was established by war crimes: murdering and destroying complete villages and driving thousands out. This was completely in line with what international law later defined as genocide. Misery becomes bearable if the other side admits and wants reconciliation. Solutions then become possible. But anger increases when the other side bluntly denies. Israel is by far not ready for peace as long as it just denies what happened in the past.

    from the article: The right and the return
    First published 00:00 03.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 03.10.07
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