The Wild West and men of God. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Curious kuku
    • 31.10.10 | 18:34 (IST)

    No doubt the border policeman will be forced to take full responsibility for his irresponsibility. What that will amount to we shall have to wait and see. However and as bad as this incident is, it’s the underlying culture that is the real problem for Israeli society. This blasé attitude with regards to the targeting of Israeli Arabs must be addressed; this incident is made all the more odious by the continual drip feeding of hatred by the likes of chief Safed Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, he and the others may claim to be men of God but the bile they spew has nothing to do with faith, it is base xenophobia. And as such they that should be standing along side these fools in the dock, charged with sponsoring and promoting racism. What do you think? I’m just curious.

    from the article: Two Jewish youths charged with shooting at Arabs during Safed clashes
    First published 17:51 31.10.10 | Last updated 17:51 31.10.10
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