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    • Yaron
    • 11.01.07 | 19:10 (IST)

    What a shame to read some of the racist reaction here! As if the standards for society have not evolved in Israel since its creation! It remains the small schtetl mentality. Not a wonder that in the statistics for the treatment of foreign workers, Israel is on par with countries like Egypt, Libya and some african countries. Nothing close to a modern Western democracy. The Israeli society has to decide what standards it sets for itselfs, the standards of a 3rd world, theocratic or dictatorial country, or some more ethical standards.

    from the article: Lieberman calls on Peretz to quit over appointment of first Arab minister
    First published 00:00 11.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 11.01.07
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