(Jerusalem Post) -- Recent events here have demonstrated that the Israeli government does not always treat Jews and Palestinians as equals under the law.
Instead, some pretty glaring episodes reveal Jews have been singled out for punishment while Palestinians who were caught red-handed committing similar or far worse offenses faced little to no consequence.
For starters, in the past few weeks the Israeli government has focused much energy on countering the phenomenon of Jewish homes and structures constructed without a building permit in the West Bank. At the same time, there have been no legal ramifications for thousands of Palestinian apartments built illegally on Jewish-owned property, including in strategic areas of Jerusalem where the illicit construction could alter the status quo of the city during future negotiations.
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