President who comforts nation
Peres and the imaginary Israel he represents enable the transformation of the covert relationship between Israeli apartheid and the West into something lofty, filled with aspirations to peace, something truly uplifting.
During the debate over the makeup of the government that was held in the Knesset on March 10, 1949, one of the two leaders of the left-wing Mapam (United Workers Party ), Ya'akov Hazan, said: "For us, the Soviet Union is ... our second homeland." That has been but one political symptom of Israeli life. The ruling elites, the producers of the country's images and values, has always passionately clung to...
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