Chanah S - 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
    • Jenna
    • 10.06.06 | 15:24 (IDT)

    "Since when is lobbing qassam rocket over a border into Israeli towns and villages not an "act of war". Since when are declarations to annihilate a country not a declaration of war? Since when are perpetual attacks on civilians not an act of war?" One could point out that invading, occupying, oppressing and disrupting people's lives in almost every detail would be an act of war, but Israel calls it security. Still, what you speak of are acts of terrorism by a small number of organized individuals who are either Islamist militants (who hate everybody) or freedom fighters (however misquided in their methods) who are trying to bring the world's attention to their plight and seek some measure of revenge for what is happening to them. Trite but true, two wrongs do not make a right. By your thinking, we would all run around armed and shoot first at anyone who looks different or thinks differently from us, or just looks like some other people who do. What's that called?

    from the article: Peretz: Gaza beach blast may have internal Palestinian cause
    First published 00:00 10.06.06 | Last updated 00:00 10.06.06
Haaretz Headlines
Yishai Schlissel walks through a Gay Pride parade

Police to probe failure to monitor J'lem assailant

Yishai Schlissel, who served 10 years for 2005 parade stabbing attack, urged self-sacrifice against 'abomination parade' following his recent release.

Roger Waters and Gideon Levy at the singer's home in the Hamptons.

Roger Waters: I hate apartheid, not Israel

Special interview | The former Pink Floyd singer talks to Gideon Levy about his political views, tragic family history – and when the rock star-turned-activist will be happy to play in Israel again.

A settler confronts a Border Policeman during the demolition of the Dreinoff buildings in Beit El,

Israel will never be able to withdraw from West Bank

In 2005, the state managed to evacuate 9,000 settlers from Gaza. In 2015, it struggled to demolish two empty settlement buildings in Beit El.

Tamar Cafe in Tel Aviv.

World Jews to Israel: 'Quit messing up our game!'

On this Promised Podcast: why do world's Jews feel endangered by Israel's actions? Is the sense of solidarity in Israel a thing of the past? And much more.