It is also Jewish to defened the citizenry.If the enemy is determined to destroy you,you are obligated to defend yourself.So far there is not a shred of evidence. That Hamas is willing to live in peace with Israel. There writers should also rememberThe admonition "" remember what Amalek did to you" To claim that Jewish morality requires the sparring of hostilities to prevent civil casualties is right but not absolute.
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from the article: The Jewish necessity to question the Israel-Gaza conflict