D., who was released from prison this week, was incarcerated in one cell with six other girls; now she’s dreaming about the boy she met for a moment in the prisoners van.19:00 29.04.16 | 2 comments
"Go and learn some history, Healy and friends." (Gilad) Here is, for your education, someone who was never suspected of not knowing history. "The attempt to rule over one and a half million Arabs against their will may bring about a demoralization which will disgrace our finest dreams of spiritual and national renewal. Not only will the effort to annex the territories not provide security; it will weaken the capacity to protect ourselves from our neighbors' hostility and the OPPOSITION OF THE NATIONS." From an Open Letter to then-PM Begin, 1980, by Jacob Talmon (1916-1980), Professor of Modern History at the Hebrew U of Jerusalem. 1957 Israel Prize for Social Sciences. www.fmep.org/analysis/analysis/a-prophetic-message-from-the-past In 1980, when our leaders were still denying the very existence of a Palestinian people, and no one had yet heard of Hamas.