British Zionist 94. Very fair answer. A quick other question. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 18.02.10 | 12:59 (IST)

    While we're talking, perhaps you could answer another question. I have absolutely no problem with Jewish Brits (or non-Jewish) Brits supporting Israel. If I was Jewish, I think I would be immensely proud of the recreation of Israel as a living state 2,000 years after it ceased to exist. I find it frustrating though, that while Jewish Brits are very happy to promote Israel's views to other Brits, they seem much more reluctant to represent Brits' views to Israel. And basically, I'm talking about where some gentle, constructive criticism would be good for Israel itself. You must be able to see that actions like Lebanon 2, Cast Lead, this killing etc. while in some ways miltarily understandable are also doing Israel and its image long term damage. Same with the settlements etc. Why don't Jewish Brits tell Israel this more clearly?

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    First published 02:47 18.02.10 | Last updated 20:26 18.02.10
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