A particular rabbi began his talk before airing a documentary film about searching for peace in the Middle East. There's definitely a correlation with the film's message of what discrimination leads to and perhaps not quite "Apartheid" as some suggest, but certainly not a place we're comfortable with as status quo between Israelis and Palestinians. This is one of the hardest subjects to deal with and we can't ignore the realities because we all suffer in the end. btw, just surprised "Lincoln" didn't win best picture.
U.S. sanctions Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport (Reuters)
from the article: As Lincoln abolished slavery, Israel must abolish occupation