Why I read Israeli newspapers - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Andrea
    • 20.04.05 | 18:42 (IDT)

    Some have asked why I bother reading Israeli newspapers: As an American who lives in Beirut most of the time, I have found it necessary to read (as do many Lebanese) Israeli newspapers as it affects my Beirut life. I always like to read the other side's version of Israeli warplanes flying illegally over Lebanese airspace, among other incidents. I also read Lebanese newspapers, American newspapers, Chinese newspapers and British newspapers. And considering that MY taxes go mostly to Israel, I believe it is my business to know what's going on and what people think in Israel. As for the Pope--he should concern Catholics, like myself. Doesn't Israel have enough concerns?

    from the article: New pope seen continuing relations with Israel, Jews
    First published 00:00 20.04.05 | Last updated 00:00 20.04.05
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