James Gonzalo Medina, 40, allegedly told FBI informant he wanted to bomb synagogue 'for the glory of Allah.'02:00 03.05.16 | 0 comments
Racism was not going to only be perpetrated against Arabs in Israeli society. Racism is like a virus that once a people is infected it spreads with little to counter its effects. Only education, becoming familiar with "the other", and opening your heart to empathy and compassion can combat racism. Such tools and inclination for understanding "the other" are not found in Israeli society--although, one could say that someone who is truly "Jewish" should be taught such morals and abilities. But Israel has strayed so far from its Jewishness in the treatment of its neighbors and its own citizens that the country is now Jewish in name only.