What is going on in the West bank is the outcome of the 1967 war and not of so-called "Apartheid" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Albert Edelson
    • 06.02.13 | 23:00 (IST)

    You may remember that the Six Day War in 1967 was started by Egypt, Syria and Jordan. The outcome of the 1967 war should not be confused with South African Apartheid. Had we lost the 1967 war we would not be around to send each other talkbacks. Unlike South Africa’s skin colour based Apartheid, in the Middle East the contentious issue is religion. Sadly, we belong to the wrong religion just as we did in pre-WWII Europe, and before the founding of the State of Israel. True, our military uses force, this is indeed regrettable. The reason for this is not a South African type of Apartheid. Ms. Hass' misuse of this term in our local context is counter-productive, meaningless and needlessly destructive

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    First published 04:33 06.02.13 | Last updated 04:33 06.02.13
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