Irony and the existential threat - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 19.04.10 | 09:02 (IDT)

    Is it not ironic that Jews in the Jewish state face what they think is an existential threat constantly, while the majority of Jews, mostly in the US, live in peace and security in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic society in the most powerful, prosperous country in the world. If a Jewish state was such a good idea why are the Jews in Israel constantly freaking out and those in the US are happy and relaxed? I think the very concept of a state of Israel amongst an Arab population that had to be dispossessed for Israel to acquire sovereignty over the land was flawed and the military occupation of the West Bank confirms it. To be stubbornly arrogant and inflexible concerning peaceful solutions to serious issues is the height of folly.

    from the article: In its 62nd year, Israel is in a diplomatic, security and moral limbo
    First published 00:48 19.04.10 | Last updated 02:00 19.04.10
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