Some Arab Israelis Find Fence Beneficial

(Knight Ridder/Kansas City Star) Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson - Like many Arab Israeli citizens who live in northern Israel along the security barrier erected earlier this year, gas-station worker Najeh Abu Mukh agrees with the Israeli government that it's beneficial. Arab Israelis, like their Jewish counterparts, wanted relief from the suicide bombings and gun attacks that have killed 980 Israeli citizens during the nearly four-year conflict. Five of 21 people killed by a suicide bomber at an Arab- and Jewish-owned restaurant last October in Haifa were Arab Israeli.

2004-07-14 00:00:00

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