Now, 32 years later, we see the
consequences. The occupation has changed the face of Israeli society. It
has increased the corruption of the establishment, the general brutality
and lack of civility, violence and crime, the indifference towards the
fate of the poor, the sick and the old, the contempt for law and
democracy, conscience and morality.
We must end the occupation -- in
Palestine, Syria and Lebanon. Only thus can we build a new, progressive
and flourishing Israel, to cleanse the establishment and put an end to
Peace is an urgent Israeli
interest. Without peace, there is no remedy for our social ills.