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Saturday, April 20, 2013

How an Arab-Israeli Politician's Efforts Inadvertently Dispel the "Apartheid" Myth

Two weeks ago, the Toronto Star's editorial page editor emeritus, Haroon Siddiqui, interviewed Zahalka on his recent trip to Canada, giving him a soap box to indict Israel with baseless allegations, rather than advancing the collective interests of Israelis, Jews, and Arabs alike. 
Zahalka, you should know, studied pharmacy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, earning his BA, MA, and Ph.D and yet, he has the temerity to charge Israel with "apartheid," claiming that Israeli-Arabs are treated as "second class citizens" despite the fact that Arabs enjoy the same full rights as Jews in Israel. 
Zahalka cautions that a "third intifada" may be in the offing. This prediction rings hollow to Israel Defense Forces chief Benny Gantz and seems entirely redundant to some analysts who contend that the "second intifada" simply never ended; Israel's security efforts just got better.

Read it all at Huffington Post 

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