"Those who live by the sword shall die by the sword" means more than physical retribution. It means that those who cannot take their eyes off war will never understand it, merely succumb to it. Levy understands that if you want to be the master of war and not its servant, you must go beyond war and search out its causes and the means of its prevention. The alternative is what Israel now has: eternal war. In its soul, Israel long ago converted to Jabotinsky. What a waste of all the idealism and suffering that created Israel.
Israel comes to a halt for two minutes to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day (Haaretz)
from the article: Who started?
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