"...its main goal is to affect change in Israel..." Who gave you - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tovah Reuveni
    • 22.02.10 | 10:43 (IST)

    the right to affect change in a country in which you refuse to be a citizen, and in so doing shoulder the responsibilities of that country, Israel that is? If and when J Street supporters wish to affect change in Israel they are welcome to move to Israel and participate in the entire fabric of life here, including benefit from being here with us as well as suffer the consequences of decisions we make the consequences of which we must pay. It is insulting to read an American telling us, Israelis, how to conduct our lives while she/he is sipping coffee at Starbucks in the United States or watching on TV how our young men and women put their lives on the line to protect this Jewish homeland.

    from the article: Israel can't afford to reject J Street
    First published 02:37 22.02.10 | Last updated 08:10 22.02.10
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