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Published 05:00 16.10.13

Israel’s schizophrenia

By Kobi Niv

Israelis have been absorbed in two heated debates of late: one is whether the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was a saint or the devil; the other is whether Israelis who live abroad are merely emigrants or traitors. Taken separately as well as together, these questions reflect the magnitude of Israel’s schizophrenia.