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18/04/2009 - Avraham Burg

27 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 18 April 2009

Avraham Burg was a prominent Israeli politician until he started to doubt the path his country was on.

He took time out and started to write books.

He contends that the Jewish people need to leave their traumatic past behind and rediscover their humanitarian, universalist values.

His views have provoked a furious reaction in Israel with severe personal attacks on him. But he says it is worth it.

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