The difference is that Gaza's Palestinians are committed to Israel's destruction; Jews in Europe never tried to overthrow Germany. The lesson the author seems to have learned from the Holocaust is that Jews should never fight, lest we appear like Nazis - at least never win. The moral difference between massacring a peaceful people because of their race or religion, and defending oneself from those who would exterminate us, seems to escape him. Yes, the Palestinians are pitiful; The day they stop trying to kill us is the day they can stop being pitiful. Can't HaAretz find a clear thinker to write an article for them... Sheesh!
Israeli man wounded in stabbing in central Jerusalem; circumstances still unclear (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel’s Greatest Loss: Its Moral Imagination
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