Need for balance. Educate the youth - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Gilad144
    • 28.04.10 | 07:23 (IDT)

    No doubt that more needs to be done to educate the youth in Jewish values. However there seems to be more emphasis on highlighting what is wrong with Israeli society than there is to fix or to shore things up. When Israel is facing enemies on all fronts, the human rights groups are often going too far. By too far I mean that the net result of their action is to invite more pressure on Israel instead of fixing the problem. One should not forget that out of control free press has never been the savior of any nation, democratic or other. At this time in Israel's history, what does seem to be happening is that some actions by some human rights groups are helping to bring the enterprise down. Saying "Oops" after it is gone is not going to help bringing it back.

    from the article: Poll: Majority of Israel's Jews back gag on rights groups
    First published 02:08 28.04.10 | Last updated 10:34 28.04.10
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