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    • Helen
    • 23.03.13 | 19:36 (IST)

    Very few young Israelis have challenged the status quo. Polling regularly shows the young are less tolerant of non-Jews and less likely to approve of non-Jews having full citizenship rights than older generations. There is no doubt Obama came to Israel to charm and no doubt that succeeded, at least with you. Oh and yes, holding two passports, claiming two nationalities is so tough. Geez, those Palestinians just don't know how lucky they are to have no passport and no nationality and thus no problems. And they have the nerve to complain. You may be proud of your President, the most powerful man in the universe, as you call him but I rather suspect your President would not be too impressed with you if your wild delight is all you have gained from his speech. Cheers

    from the article: Today I was proud of my president, and proud to be an Israeli
    First published 01:51 22.03.13 | Last updated 01:51 22.03.13
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