Thanks for including Ali Abunimah in the discussion. Palestinian voices have too often been excluded. Israel has worked hard for four decades to thwart the two-state solution. There are now 500,000 Jewish settlers in the West Bank & Occupied East Jerusalem, which is 10% of all Israeli Jews. How is that compatible with the two state solution? It isn't.
What is wrong with the one-state solution? That's what we've got now!The bottom line: if we limit the discussion to actions that Israeli Jews now support, there will be no change. Israeli Jews benefit (or think they benefit) from racism, so they naturally aren't in favor of helping the Palestinians regain their rights.
If Martin Luther King had limited himself to actions that were acceptable to whites in Mississippi and Alabama, he would never have demanded the vote for blacks. That "threatened Mississippi's right to exist as a white state", to use the modern terminology.During his lifetime, King was vilified by southern whites, although naturally once he was dead (and unable to lead demonstrations) his former enemies said nice things about him.
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Zarządzanie nieruchomościami przez doświadczonych specjalistów.
Why do these words (One, Secular, Justice, Equal Rights, Freedom,Democratic, All) scare or are rejected by the people, who think (Inclusive, andbidirectional non-Arab and Arab).
The answer lies in two places: The first is in their not so hidden agenda of maintaining the status quo of dominance for who holds the power (political and economic) with all its local, regional, and global beneficiaries, to be sure at the cost of us the people from all walks (the dwellers). Second (with benefit of doubt) is their sick intellectual rational that they are a prison of, which usually has its roots in religious dogmas or bourgeois liberalists, dogmatic and contradictory just as much.
There is no grey in justice, enough twisting and rationalizing, hard is the right course, and it must be and will evolve to that state of mind and reality. One is the answer, suffering until then.
Use of the word "secular" by the panelists above is tricky, because it implies that an Israeli Jewish identity cannot be anything other than religious. Most Jews in Israel, as elsewhere, have a Jewish identity that is primarily secular and/or cultural. This is important because a lack of understanding on this point denigrates Jewish interests and concerns as a people, which need to be respected in any resolution, whether in one state or two, on a par with the respect owed to Palestinian Arabs as a people.
The challenge is in how to best reconcile the often conflicting interests and concerns of these two peoples. As hard as the establishment of two states has been, the creation of one state for two warring nations is much harder, and not the obvious solution if we want to see a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
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