The government WANTS them to protest - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 27.07.10 | 12:05 (IDT)

    It wants to appear under pressure, to be able to shrug and say to the world: you see what we're up against? The people won't countenance any solution other than transfer. If the sane rest of us don't make ourselves heard and understood, we will have lost the battle alfons, Meir of Gush Etzion et al. Kach yeshiva graduates are now pushing the rejectionist agenda in Jerusalem, the extreme right is much more organized than we 6 million moderates. The only solution is to get up off one's backside and demonstrate equally forcefully that we demand that our political representatives go for peace not only with our neighbouring countries but with the Palestinians who live among us, whether conquered in 1967 or since 1948. This morning we have seen the destruction of an that obscenity, an "unrecognized village", in Israel proper - the Negev to be exact - called El Araqib. 30 families, already refugees, now made homeless to plant a KKL forest that will bear the name: Ambassador. None of this reported in this newspaper so far as I can see.

    from the article: Settlers block West Bank roads to protest construction freeze
    First published 05:04 27.07.10 | Last updated 05:04 27.07.10
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