Israeli picture misleading

The photo of Israeli soldiers ostensibly blocking an Arab youth in Jerusalem that accompanies the front-page article ``Israel's Great Wall? Critics Belittle a Barrier Against Palestinians,'' Jan. 27, did little to enlighten readers as to why Prime Minister Rabin has called for separation between Israelis and Palestinians. More than 100 Israelis have been slaughtered at the hands of Islamic militants who seek to destroy the peace process and the Jewish state. Mr. Rabin's call for some type of wall was a reaction to the escalating fear that Israelis are experiencing in the wake of terrorist atrocities.

The absence of background information only tantalized readers into imagining the worst of Israeli soldiers who daily contend with threats of Palestinian extremist violence. Bluma Zuckerbrot, New York Middle Eastern Affairs, Director Anti-Defamation League

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