Commentary: Israel and South Africa are not comparable
Published 03/04/2010, West Central Tribune
Toward the end of last year, Jimmy Carter apologized for some of his very harsh statements about Israel. In an “open letter to the Jewish community” — and with a vagueness that ill-becomes him — he airily mentioned criticisms that “stigmatize Israel” but omitted his own contribution: the implication that Israel is, like the racist South Africa of old, an “apartheid” state.Word count: 663
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