Apparently long before Jimmy Carter or Cupe Ontario used apartheid to describe the Israeli juridical regime in Palestine, a certain Israeli Attorney General described it as such. We are sure Kinsella would describe Michael Ben-Yair as just another self-hater. But hey that’s what happens when fallen Catholics attempt resurrection.

We enthusiastically chose to become a colonial
society, ignoring international treaties,
expropriating lands, transferring settlers from Israel
to the occupied territories, engaging in theft and
finding justification for all these activities.
Passionately desiring to keep the occupied
territories, we developed two judicial systems: one –
progressive, liberal – in Israel; and the other –
cruel, injurious – in the occupied territories. In
effect, we established an apartheid regime in the
occupied territories immediately following their
capture. That oppressive regime exists to this day.

Michael Ben-Yair (Israeli’s Attorney-General
1993-1996), The War’s Seventh Day; Ha’aretz, 3 March
2002.

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