Moral Responsibility - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 14.05.10 | 18:06 (IDT)

    The truth is that the Israeli government and the majority of its citizens don't care a hoot about "moral responsibility. For millions in the OT this is a goyisshe term that smacks of the wuzziness of Christianity and denies the robustness of Judaism from the time of the Judges. The thinking is that the Holocaust has given Israel the right to shove moral responsibility in the face of everyone else and it becmes our tribe above all else, kill or be killed, take or have it taken, expel or be expelled. Isrel has created a situation where its own worst scenarios are recreated and they use this as a rationalisation for applying a double standard, one for Jews, anohter for non-Jews and the right to never be held accountable, to lord it over anohter nation that they wish not to have in their midst.

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    First published 23:52 13.05.10 | Last updated 23:52 13.05.10
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