LS, you are living in a different world. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • J Thomas
    • 07.03.10 | 11:26 (IST)

    You say you are in London. You do not feel threatened, so you think about what is right, what is acceptable. But many Israelis do feel threatened. They think their enemies are ready to die for the chance to kill them. Their enemies are utterly implacable and will never accept them. So they are scared. Yes, the Israeli military is far stronger than all arab armies put together. Yes, they are the only ones who have nukes. They are still scared. They know they are hated. And the more they do to arabs to reassure themselves, the more the arabs hate them, and the more scared they get. Some people in Gaza hit them with little rockets that use sugar and fertilizer for fuel and explosive, they've killed 15 -- 18? -- Israelis so far. Israelis hit them back with 2000 pound bombs and kill thousands. Israelis are scared. Any arabs who ever truly get the upper hand will want revenge. You want to do the right thing because you aren't scared. You can afford it. They can't.

    from the article: Jews who want to see Jews leave Israel
    First published 23:30 04.03.10 | Last updated 13:00 08.03.10
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