Tbe MAPAM predecessor of the MERETZ party was loyal to Josef Stalin, maybe the biggest mass murderer in history. For some reason, this is not held against them. Why is that any better than Ahimeir's foolishly chosen few good words about Hitler? MAPAM followed Stalin even when they knew about the mass purges in which MILLIONS died.
Palestinian youths throw stones at security forces in Shoafat, E. Jerusalem; none injured (Haaretz)
from the article: Words that can't be retracted