Wednesday, October 15, 2008

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Uri Avnery: A Fairy Tale
Peace Between Peoples

A Fairy Tale


Recently I was asked by the German Else-Laker-Schueler-Gesellschaft, which commemorates the German-Jewish-Israeli poetess, to describe how peace would look like. On the eve of Yom Kippur, the day of reconciliation, I would like to distribute it instead of my weekly article.

A Fairy Tale

"If you want, it is no fairy tale!" Theodor Herzl, founder of Zionism

"You don't want? Forget it!" Hebrew graffiti with Herzl's picture in Tel Aviv

SEPTEMBER 10, 2015.

It has happened.

In a solemn ceremony, on a stage bedecked with Israeli and Palestinian flags, the peace treaty between Israel and Palestine has been signed.

Negotiations did not take long. The essential elements of the treaty had been known for a long time. The document held no real surprises....

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