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January 06, 2010

Ha'aretz's "Jews Only" Road Rage

Ha'aretz once again misleads readers, promoting the false canard about West Bank roads for "Jews only."

An article today by Yair Ettinger mentions a petition filed by residents of Beit Hanina against a decision to build a new road linking the Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Zeev to Route 443. The article states: "Peace Now described [the road] as being a 'road for Jews only.'"

Really? A quick check of the Peace Now Web site finds that the organization did not say this. Rather, the group's statement about the planned road reads: "Route 20 is planned as a road for Israelis only, to connect Jerusalem and 443."

(See related link – "'Jewish Only Road' Falsehood Corrected" – here.)

– Post by YG

Posted by TS at January 6, 2010 08:37 AM

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