Palestine vs. Israel: Pinning the 'Apartheid' Label on the Right Donkey

In recent years, Palestinian propagandists and their international supporters have attempted to brand Israel with the label of "apartheid," the despicable South African policy of racial discrimination that reduced the African non-white population to a decidedly inferior position akin to chattel.  In many international circles, this political charlatanism has succeeded in giving the Middle East's one and only democracy a black eye.  However, the reality is quite the opposite of what the Palestinians peddle to a very gullible world. In Israel, contrary to the Palestinians' fictional portrait of the Jewish state, not only are Arabs citizens with equal rights and protections under the law, but Arabic is an official second language.  And many Arabs serve in a variety of positions in the government, including Deputy Speaker of the Knesset (Parliament) Majalli Wahabi of the Kadimah Party, as well as officers in the armed forces...(Read Full Post)