Archive for August, 2013

Aug 15 2013

Israel’s racist image is distorted

So-called “rampant racism” is a recurring theme in certain descriptions of Israel. Indeed, the relationship between Jews and Arabs in Israel is far from being a smooth one. How can it be when the two ethnic groups are engaged in a century-old violent conflict over the same piece of land? (more…)

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Aug 3 2013

Where is the Palestinian peace plan?

The current round of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority will unfortunately follow in the footsteps of earlier rounds and end without an agreement. Why? The short explanation is that the Palestinians are simply not interested in establishing an independent state within the pre-1967 West Bank borders. Had they been interested, they could have created a state at least twice in the last dozen years or so. (more…)

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