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    • Donald MIntz
    • 13.11.12 | 16:24 (IST)

    Israelis should be aware that recent polling has shown that US Jews do not strongly support Israel; the policies of the present government are unpalatable to a considerable majority of us. It is hard to view Israel as it exists today as a democracy in a proper Western sense. It is in part a theocracy, rather like a counterpart of what seems to be emerging in Egypt. It's up to you, but you must stop expecting us to like it.

    from the article: Israel and the U.S.: No more 'business as usual'
    First published 09:05 13.11.12 | Last updated 09:05 13.11.12
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