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WATCH: The personal and political of segregation in Israel

Almost everywhere in Israel, Jews and Palestinians live separately. Where did the idea of segregation come from? And is it really what people want?

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    1. Lewis from Afula

      Lets just think about this.
      Arab culture is generally associated with honor killings, polygamy, oppression of women and throwing Gays off Roofs. Arab political culture is generally typified by Military Dictatorship and / or horrendous civil wars.

      “Fakestinyanism” itself is a deviant ideology in which the JORDANIANS of the 6 day war have been magically re-branded as “fakestinyans”. The aim of this transmutation was to remove their own JORDANIAN guilt for starting the 6 day war. A cunning move achieved by thoroughly evil people.

      Are these activities that Israelis are supposed to admire ?

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      • Bruce Gould

        So, like, you actually personally know some Fakestinians? You talk to them?

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        • UnImpressedRealist

          I do not know why you’re allowed on this site anymore. Like for real you’re just trash. Black South Africans aren’t fake South Africans just because there are other African states. That’s how stupid you always sound to me.

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          • Lewis from Afula

            Yes. I guess the truth hurts !

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      • Ben

        @’Lewis’ from Afula: This is racist hate-spewing propaganda executed at a moron level. No different intellectually and morally than if someone said, “Let’s just think about this. Jewish culture is generally associated with greediness, money hoarding, trickery, disinformation-spreading, land theft, poisoning wells with dead sheep, clannishness, oppression of women, suppression of Christians and Muslims, attacking peacefully protesting Jews and non-Jews (but only shooting the latter) and throwing non-Jewish adults and underage children into prison without due process and holding them indefinitely. Them Jews, yep, just goes to show you, that’s just how those people are.”

        See how stupid you sound? (The question is rhetorical. Don’t bother answering. It’s a Catch-22-style given that you won’t see it because you are stupid.)

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        • Lewis from Afula

          Ben: I am sorry that my mention of honor killings, polygamy, female oppression and throwing Gays off Roofs is racist. But it happens to be true. Read up about whats happening in other Arab countries.
          PS: I also forgot to mention murdering of Apostates.

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          • Ben

            So in response to my challenge, Lewis performs as expected. No surprise there. (Note that for Lewis to actually refute my point he would actually have to prove that there are in the world no Jews guilty of any item in the catalogue of things I threw out, when in fact some of those items are common and routine among Israeli Jews and none of them are unheard of. In other words, my list about “Jewish culture” as “true” as his list is “true” about “Arab culture.”) But Lewis will understand none of this. I can only go by his public performance here. It just went right over his head.

            Yes, by all the evidence, Lewis really is as stupid as Lewis sounds. The test results are in.

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      • Tom

        So you re also insluting all mizrahi ? your jewish arab friends ?
        In Addition to be be racist, you’re stupid too !!

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    2. itshak Gordine

      Professor Benny Morris of the University of Beersheva, a notorious leftist, had the intelligence to think and changed his mind:
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benny_Morris
      Let’s hope that other leftists will do the same

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      • Ben

        Morris didn’t “change his mind.” What Morris did was change careers: From being a serious historian to being a right wing propagandist and frank ethnic cleansing enthusiast. In the service of that he has descended into intractable denial of his past work, obscurity, contradictoriness and muddleheadedness. His is a story of shocking deterioration.

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        • Lewis from Afula

          Re: Morris didn’t “change his mind.”

          Well, I never met the guy but that’s what he says. I guess brilliant mind-readers like yourself know exactly what Benny Morris was thinking over the last few decades !

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          • Ben

            I can only go by the man’s public record. I don’t read minds.

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          • Lewis from Afula

            The Man’s record is that he claimed he changed his mind after the 2nd intifada.

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          • Ben

            That’s not a record, it’s a claim.

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          • Ben

            That Benny Morris has become an ideologue is indeed a “change of mind. He is free to “change his mind” but he can no longer claim to be a serious historian and the changes of his mind that he claims are contradicted flatly by his precious serious historical research.

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          • Lewis from Afula

            But Ben’s claim is superior.

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          • Ray

            Benny Morris’s primary sin is cognitive dissonance.
            https://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2016/11/14/benny-morriss-untenable-denial-of-the-ethnic-cleansing-of-palestine/

            He can’t outright recant the historical facts he himself brought to light, but he can make excuses. He can make broad abstractions and “omit” uncomfortable facts. He can dress ethnic cleansing and thuggery up in neat, tidy little Orwellian euphemisms like “transfer.” And, more importantly, he can do what all knaves do, and say it was all “for the greater good.”

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