Herbert Kaine, Jews and the Jewish State #19 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 08.09.06 | 17:42 (IDT)

    Mr. Kaine: You may need to live in a world where the entire diaspora is off limits to Jews, where rabid Jew hatred is boiling over and that Jews can only be Jews in a Jewish State. Most Jews do not agree with you or your premise but we also realise that you need to promote that contention in order to justify what the Jewish state does and how it behaves. It is nonsense tosay the nations of the world have a problem with Israel because it is a Jewish State. They have a problem with Israel not because of what it is but what it does. Pure and simply. Israel has been greatly admired by most of the world for years and not even the Arab countries deny its existence. They and many others find what it does abhorrent. You may deny that but that is really more your problem than the problem of the world which does indeed recognise Israel as a Jewish state and its right to exist as such.

    from the article: Rethinking Jewish American deterrence
    First published 00:00 07.09.06 | Last updated 00:00 07.09.06
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