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    • Shoded Yam
    • 29.07.11 | 17:26 (IDT)

    What is interesting here is not that; "For millennials, Israel is less important than animal rights and the environment," but that Israelis have a problem seeing them as anything other than 2-dimensional cardboard cut-outs who sit around all day giving Israel a thumbs up or a thumbs down everytime it passes wind. I got news for you; America is now in the midst of the greatest economic crisis since the great depression. Most American Jews are focused on either getting a job (millenials), keeping the one they have, or figuring out how to rebuild their pension fund so they don’t end up living in a cardboard box and eating gov’t cheese when their 72 (Generation X'ers). You're worried about Iran? Make a deal with them or bomb them to kingdom come. You like Amos Oz.? Than you read his books, because believe me when I tell you, we have better things to do.

    from the article: Progressive Jews should not give up on Israel
    First published 02:19 29.07.11 | Last updated 02:19 29.07.11
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