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    • Isaiah
    • 20.10.10 | 19:39 (IST)

    My brother, I can understand your point of view but like many Israeli Jews, you are not looking at the situation through the eyes of the other side. Our Arab and Moslem brothers must try to grasp that the Jewish people are still new to statehood and have not yet fully completed the project of establishing their political and social identity. Whether you believe it or not, there is also much fear and insecurity amongst Israelis. We all need to work together to solve the issues dividing us, and the most important tool to that end is for each group to acknowledge the feelings and thoughts of the other.

    from the article: No Knesset majority for loyalty oath for Jews and non-Jews
    First published 01:32 20.10.10 | Last updated 01:32 20.10.10
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