IN HIS POLEMIC on the University of Johannesburg (7 April) Stephen Mulholland comes up with a panoply of the achievements of Israelis and the state of Israel. A veritable embarrassment of riches, which might explain why he didn’t mention what’s perhaps Israel’s most impressive achievement since becoming a state in 1948. I am, of course, referring to Israel’s ongoing colonisation of Palestinian land.
It’s depressing that members of what’s probably the most persecuted people in history should be so indifferent to the rights of others. Israel takes pride in being