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  •  The most shameful thing to me is how, from (1+ / 0-)
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    the beginning, the plans outlined by Meir, Dayan (I think), and Ben-Gurion followed a terrifying parallel to the obliteration of the Jews in WWII: first, limit their trade; then confine them geographically; and when all else fails, kill them.

    What were they thinking?  And how much of that thinking still poisons the minds of Israeli government, military, and citizens today?

    I am ashamed they call themselves Jews.  We were freed: it's our historic imperative to ensure that all others gain our same freedom.  It is, in no small part, why we were so quick to join the Civil Rights movement.

    I saw the Berlin Wall fall, and I saw Mandela walk free; I saw a dream whose time has come... -- Johnny Clegg

    by Yasuragi on Wed Nov 12, 2008 at 08:44:13 AM PST

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