April 23, 2012

Time for Abbas to Hit the Streets

Akiva Eldar, Haaretz

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The crisis over Beit El's Ulpana Hill neighborhood and Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner's attack on a Danish protester have something in common. Both controversies reveal the Israeli government's weak spot. Both demonstrate that the Jewish mind has not succeeded in inventing a magic glue that can fuse occupation and settlements to human rights and democracy.

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