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"We wish well to our brethren outside our frontiers, but we do believe that there is a special historic and spiritual quality in the life of a free Jewish citizen in Israel reborn."

Reader comment on item: Abba Eban Speaks on Israel's 10th Anniversary
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Submitted by Rochelle Michaels (Canada), May 14, 2008 at 13:22

Abba Eban is brilliant and his interview fifty years ago exemplifies little has changed.

We continue to wish...and continue to dream... and after 60 years, very few believe Israel wants peace.

….and yes, the surreal cigarette smoke swirling behind them makes a prophetic backdrop.

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