Totally one-sided; exagerated; and malevolent! 2nd try - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 06.11.09 | 19:22 (IST)

    ... one-sided because it mentions everything totally negatively without mentioning FREEDOM! "Recognize" or "not recognize" means nothing in a free country! Actually all holy sites are completely accessible to all faiths. Just ask all christians living in Israel! The same with Muslims, of course. The so called "lack of tolerance" should be seen in view of freedom or lack of it, just like in Europe or the US. I lived in all those places. They are free but lack of tolerance is widespread. Arabs in France, blacks in certain parts of America, Jews in many places, foreigners in general, etc... The language used by this report would apply to Iran or Saudi Arabia or Zimbabwe but not Israel. In fact, it would apply to the majority of the 114 countries who voted against Israel in the UN!!!

    from the article: U.S. State Department: Israel is not a tolerant society
    First published 01:18 06.11.09 | Last updated 07:24 06.11.09
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