#112 alas, forgive me esther; i seem to have forgotten - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • eric
    • 21.09.09 | 08:46 (IDT)

    that one must NEVER question the most moral army in the world... who's order of the day was "kill first and worry about it later"... and who's pious rabbis instilled in it's soldiers God's will that "no distinction be made between man woman or child; they are heathens all and must be smitten"... how silly of me to have ever questioned the most moral army in the world... my mistake... or wait! maybe it wasn't a mistake... that's it...i'm certain it wasn't! you know what it was? it was the realization that when someone turns their head away and remains silent; they share the guilt. and you know what's really sad for israelis, esther? it's that they turn their heads way too much. when it comes to atrocities commited against palestinians by the idf; they are "enablers". all sorts of shock and disgust may be expressed over individual crimes committed...but then heads turn away in silence... and the idf buries it. even when idf soldiers began spilling their guts about what went on; all the idf had to do was shut them up, threaten others with harsh who thinking of coming forward, and then concoct a little lie about hearsay after its own "investigation" that lasted all of 2 days. that's all it took, and heads turned contentedly away again. i'm not foolish esther, i'm just not an israeli; and i have NO inclination to turn my head away.

    from the article: U.S. calls UN report on Gaza war unfair to Israel
    First published 00:47 19.09.09 | Last updated 17:21 19.09.09
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