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Uri Avnery on the forthcoming UN vote

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September 17, 2011 by IJV

Uri Avnery meditates on the coming vote in the UN and remembers the times when peace could have been made mutually and positively.  Sadly, in 1948 and 1967, such opportunities were missed or rather rejected by Zionist leaders. For a brief moment Uri fantasises that Israel will support the Palestinians at the UN and then returns to the grim realities

Sad and Happy

“WILL THIS be the happiest day of your life?” a local interviewer asked me, referring to the approaching recognition of the State of Palestine by the UN.

I was taken by surprise. “Why would that be?” I asked.

“Well, for 62 years you have advocated the establishment of a Palestinian state next to Israel, and here it comes!”


“If I were a Palestinian, I would probably be happy,” I said, “But as an Israeli, I am rather sad.”
LET ME explain….

Click here to read the full post on Uri’s news site.

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