The meetings were designed to be one of dialogue among the many different viewpoints in Israel's society. One of those meetings took place in Rechovot, with well known Left-wing personality Yossi Sarid on the panel along with Avi Rat, MK Tzippi Hotovelli and others.
Yossi Sarid provocatively said that, "there is no way to prevent the division of Jerusalem, and giving away Eastern Jerusalem and the Arab neighborhoods to Palestinian rule."
Avit Rat replied that "we have seen what happens when land gets given away to the Arabs. They [the Arabs] don't just sit quietly and eat Humus..."
Yossi Sarid's reaction was swift.
He got up, left the panel, and walked out of the meeting.
Dialogue at its best...when you can't argue with facts, you walk out.
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