Time Magazine is Already Blaming Israel if Peace Fails

Perhaps the most offensive part of the Time Magazine cover article, Why Israel Doesn't Care About Peace,  by Carl Vick (September 13, 2010 print edition) is the title itself.  The article focuses on Israel's current economic successes and indicates that the author's examples of young Israelis enjoying the good life somehow indicates that they do not care about either the plight of the Palestinians or peace itself. The title itself presumes that Israel does not care about peace. He does not ask "If" they care; he goes directly to "why" they don't.  The article pictures all Israelis enjoying the good life.  After all, all Jews are rich, aren't they? But the piece may be more misleading in what it omits. He omits the fact that 20% of Israelis are Arab and identify themselves as Arab or Palestinian by nationality but Israeli by citizenship. He omits that Arabs has been elected to the Israeli Knesset ever since the country's independence in...(Read Full Post)