Correction: It's not being done in their name - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Israeli
    • 02.01.13 | 19:17 (IST)

    The Israeli government represents the wish of the majority of Israelis. You can like it or not, that's democracy, the ideal you claim to represent, but which you are actually trampling in this article. You like democracy so long as the result is in line with your anti-Israel view. Isn't that the definition of anti-democracy? The huge fallacy in your article is the claim that the government represents American Jews. That is one big lie. It represents Israelis. If American Jews disagree with the policy, that's their right, but if they want to change it, they need to move to Israel and take all the risks Israelis take and face the consequences of their opinions. No Israeli will take an armchair general seriously. It's the American government that acts in the name of American Jews.

    from the article: Will 2013 be the year American Jews secede from Israel?
    First published 17:11 01.01.13 | Last updated 17:11 01.01.13
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