This is a security matter, not racial. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yitzhak Hatsafoni
    • 16.11.11 | 08:30 (IST)

    I remember the time, not really that long ago, when Palestinians in the West Bank fairly freely went in and out of Jerusalem on Egged buses. But then Hamas et al started sending Palestinians wearing bomb vests onto these same buses, exploding themselves and killing dozens of innocent Israelis, including Israeli Arabs. This is completely a security matter. One more point: last week the Arab driver on my regular Egged bus threw a Jewish passenger off for being a pain in the neck. All the other passengers, Jews and Arabs alike, applauded the bus driver. Later on, the bus dropped off two Arabic speaking Israeli soldiers (one an officer) at their village of Dalyat el Karmel, That is but one snapshot of this so-called "apartheid" Israel. But, I don't expect reflexive Israel-bashers to allow this truth interfere with their "narrative."

    from the article: Palestinians embark on civil disobedience protests against 'demographic segregation'
    First published 00:48 16.11.11 | Last updated 00:48 16.11.11
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