Are we Jews partly resposnible for this? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • BDF
    • 17.09.09 | 15:11 (IDT)

    Very cogent and logical article. Perhaps we, the Jewish people, should desist from assuming that we are a "Light unto the Nations" and perhaps morally advanced than others. Perhaps we should stop flogging the world with stories of our unjust sufferings, however true, in rationalizing our actions. Maybe, just maybe, we are of the same stuff as everyone else...fearful, defensive, wary, and able to sink into the mud at times like every other nation. Then maybe we won't be held up to a higher standard. Harsh words perhaps, but a critique of our history and myths is sorely needed. Something to think about during the New Year.

    from the article: UN must hold Obama to same standard as Israel
    First published 02:21 17.09.09 | Last updated 18:52 17.09.09
Haaretz Headlines
Palestinian members the armed wing of Hamas mourn during the funeral of fellow militant

Hamas arrests Gaza woman for 'spying for Israel'

Woman, 35, visited mourning relatives of recently deceased militants in attempt to deliver intel to Israel, Hamas-affiliated website reports.

Israel Police stop and search cars outside of Rahat after Israeli woman stabbed in Bedouin town. Feb
Israeli woman stabbed in Bedouin town of Rahat in suspected terror attack

65-year-old from local kibbutz suffers moderate wounds after being stabbed in the neck in southern Israel; manhunt underway for suspected assailant.

21:04 06.02.16 | 0 comments
Bernie Sanders' 1990 interview to Haaretz's Yossi Mellman

When Sanders wished for greater U.S. pressure on Israel

In recently resurfaced interview with Haaretz, Democratic candidate also said that as a Jew, he feels embarrassed by Israel's arms trade with Latin American dictators.

Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Yuval Steinitz

Minister: Syrian regime win over ISIS means Iranians on Israel's border

'No one wants to see Iran wading in the Mediterranean,' Steinitz warns, as Assad launches major offensive in northern Syria with Iranian, Russian aid.