Associates close to Netanyahu and Ya'alon called draft review of Operation Protective Edge 'an unserious report that reeks of politicking.'12:47 06.05.16 | 0 comments
A well-considered article. However, Gershom Schocken falls into the usual Israeli trap of confusing the normal, world-wide meaning of the word 'nation' with that used in Israel and Apartheid South Africa. For the rest of the world, 'nation' has a political meaning, to include all the citizens of a state, whereas in Israel and old SA it really means 'ethnicity'. Thus, for Israeli rabbis to ban inter-marriage is a racist policy.