# sweis Melbourne and the "vibes against us". - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zmogus
    • 22.10.07 | 12:04 (IST)

    "How did they let you in ? and why would you want to go since you are saturated with negative vibes against us?" sweis, whether due to the distance separating you from Israel or for some other reason, you seem to picture Israel in the same rosy, monocolour tones the European Zionists painted the future state of Jews in the end of 19th c. As any other modern society Israelis today live in the pragmatic social and political circumstances and are mostly aware and critical of number of things just as you are regarding Australia or whatever is the place of your residence. It is only commendable. If the Law of Return or the Basic Law had a condition of being uncritical of the local realities and its determinants, Israel would exist no more. If there's a solid vision of Israel in some kind of coexistence in ME context, it only rests on addressing the issues, and not blocking them out again. Do you really think like #50, that there are no ruins in Israel, or that Arabs produce them?

    from the article: FM Tzipi Livni condemns Belarusian President's anti-Semitic remarks
    First published 00:00 18.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.10.07
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