Not self-hating Jew but self-destructive suicidal Jew - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • JTB
    • 25.03.11 | 11:32 (IST)

    When I visited Masada I was struck by all the Israeli school children being taught how wonderful the Jewish resistance to the Romans (i.e. suicide) was, putting them as a role model. I asked the guide about this since I was taught that suicide violated Jewish law and ethics. She shook her head and said it was a confused issue. I observed the many bar mitzvahs at the site. This helps explain the current Israeli government political strategies which can be see as nothing but self-destructive and suicidal for Israel.

    from the article: The new self-hating Jew
    First published 20:42 24.03.11 | Last updated 20:42 24.03.11
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