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MITA'AM - A Review of Literature and Radical Thought, Edited by Yitzhak Laor

 

STEEPED : In The World of Tea. A Literay anthology

 

appeal:

Enough!

This war is the Peace of the Settlements War. No amount of demagogy can ever obscure this meaning. It has no motive but the wish to rule and dispossess the Palestinians using the military and the settlers.

Prof. Adi Ofir, Dr. Arela Azulai, Dr. Lev Grinberg, Dalia Hagar, Yehudit Harel, Tali Yitzhaki, Yitshak Laor, Ben-Zion Munitz, Prof. Avraham Oz, Prof. Baruch Kimmerling, Prof. Tanya Reinhart, Aharon Shabtai

31 Mar. 2002

 

"The occupation will turn the whole country into a front, the entire nation into Shin Bet"

Yeshayahu Leibowitz, 1967

 

Sharon's government has initiated bloodshed on a Bosnian scale. A gigantic army tramples over a small nation. Soldiers performing mass arrests, scaring little children, humiliating their parents, fostering a new generation of suicide bombers, and ensuring the continuation of the conflict for posterity.

The occupation will kill us all.

But this war is the Peace of the Settlements War. No amount of demagogy can ever obscure this meaning. It has no motive but the wish to rule and dispossess the Palestinians using the military and the settlers.

We do not want a life of perpetual war. This may be our last chance. Let us form a large popular movement in order to achieve what the politicians have failed to achieve:

Get the army out of the Occupied Territories.

Dismantle all settlements.

Divide Jerusalem.

Resolve the refugee problem justly through mutual consent.

You can endorse this appeal on Gush Shalom's web site, or by emailing Yitshak Laor (address removed). Please include your name, address, email and phone number.

To fund the publicaion of an add send checks (100 Shekels per signature, unemployed are exempt) to "Humanitarian Help," P.O. Box 9013, Jerusalem, or directly to account #119442, Bank HaPoalim, Branch 679.