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    • Smadar
    • 21.10.10 | 16:49 (IST)

    All the negative incitement about the peace process did not help unite the country towards bringing calm to the region. Perhaps all the anti-government rallies, anti-peace demonstrations, anti-Labour or Left sentiments, contributed to assisting an already brainwashed and fanatically motivated "religious" Israeli Jew, Yigal Amir, but that does not mean blame should be directed at the participation of Netanyahu's democratic right to demonstrate against concessions to the Palestinians. Yigal Amir took the law into his own hands and committed the worse sin of all fundamental civil and Jewish law ascribed not to commit in the Ten Commandments, and that was murder. Nothing justified the act and the sociopolitical and religious attributions were not the cause.

    from the article: Remember Rabin for what he was: a real person
    First published 02:03 21.10.10 | Last updated 02:03 21.10.10
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