An attack on Israel is nothing but Anti-Semitism. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jonathan E. Grant
    • 08.11.10 | 20:14 (IST)

    The same people that attack Israel for so-called human rights violations never mention China, Sudan, Ceylon, Burma, Russia, Chechnya, etc. The same people who criticize Israel's position vis a vis Judea and Samaria never criticize England's occupation of Scotland, Northern Island, or the Falklands, nor do they criticize China for occupying Tibet, Russia for occupying Japanese Islands, etc. The same people who criticize Israel for calling itself a Jewish state never criticize the 54 Muslim countries which ban or limit any other religion, nor do they criticize the nearly 100 officially Christian countries. The same people who criticized Israel for not pulling out of Judea and Samaria sat silent as rockets poured onto Israel's civilian areas from South Lebanon and Gaza, two areas from which Israel withdrew. Those who criticize Israel's rebirth never criticized the rebirth of former Soviet Republics, nor the rebirth of Lebanon, Egypt, and a host of other ancient countries.

    from the article: Michael Oren urges U.S. Jews to defend Israel against aggressors
    First published 18:50 08.11.10 | Last updated 18:50 08.11.10
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