Tuesday, July 08, 2003

Most of the delegates with whom I spoke that day were prepared to go even farther than Sharon's interim Palestinian state and accept withdrawal virtually to the '67 borders. What will become of the Likud without the Land of Israel? I asked one delegate, who said he was ready to redivide Jerusalem. "We'll become like the Republicans versus the Democrats," he replied.

From a fascinating article by Yossi Klein Halevi. Most people outside Jewish circles (and often within them) haven't the slightest idea what the various factions of political Zionism were and how they effect Israeli politics today, this article is a good introduction to one of them.


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