It sounds like the old Vatican dictum "Pay, pray, and obey". After years of defending Israel to non-Jewish friends, I've given up. Some of this present government's actions are so egregiously bad, there's no way I can defend them without appearing brain-dead.
Turkish police fire tear gas as clashes break out during May Day protest in Istanbul (Reuters)
from the article: Michael Oren urges U.S. Jews to defend Israel against aggressors
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