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    • Michael Levine
    • 31.08.12 | 20:18 (IDT)

    yes, this is tragic. But equally tragic was the attack by five Arab armies on Israel in 1948. The results of war, intentional and unintentional, cannot be undone. History is filled with examples. In this case, once the war began, the Palestinians were driven out or fled as refugees, but for the Jews survival was at stake. Both sides need to come clean and confess their guilt and acknowledge the legitimate grievances and the humanity of the other. . We need a truth and reconciliation commission.

    from the article: Arab villages, bulldozed from our memory
    First published 12:48 31.08.12 | Last updated 12:48 31.08.12
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