The only real question is whether Jews in Israel are ready to accept militarism as a new part of their identity. Soldiers are not heroes in Judaism, just a tragedy. How can you trade a Rabbi Akiba, a Maimonides, a Spinoza, a Freud, an Einstein, with military heroes and their tragic tales of victories through weapons? Men of Peace and Wisdom don't mix with men of war and fear.
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from the article: Fear of peace will be the death of Israel