The Yasuf I Knew - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Labib Madanat
    • 13.12.09 | 19:24 (IST)

    I am a Jordanian Palestinian Israeli; I knew Yasuf and its people very well, peace loving people, hard working and tolerant. I have many friends there including Sheikh Jamal chief of the village's mosque. They received from me the Bible (Tanach and New testament)and honoured it. The assault against the village mosque hurt me deeply and I condemn it. But I also salute the courage of the delegation from Gush Etzion and the call of President Perez. To my Jewish friends I say: You do not express your love to the Land by hating the Palestinians; you are supposed to be light to the nations. To my Plaestinian friends I say: Faith in God and forgiveness is better than revenge. Whether we like it or not WE ALL ARE ONE FAMILY.

    from the article: Settler group brings Korans to Palestinians after mosque attack
    First published 00:00 13.12.09 | Last updated 14:09 19.12.09
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