Put Away The Violin Gideon - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yoram
    • 16.04.06 | 14:54 (IDT)

    The one good thing I can say after reading the article is that Levy went into journalism, not politics. Death is a terrible thing, no question. At the same time we are dealing with a society that has chosen terrorism and death as their collective vision of "peoplehood".They are not much interested in a robust economy or exporting tomatos, Gideon. Or a democratic, secular state either, given who they voted for, Hamas, religious and terrorist extremists. When terrorists seek to use civilian or populated areas to kill Israelis they do so with the knowledge they are exposing their own people to injury. You should instead write about the morality of that, and not self-defense. Put away the violin, Gideon. The Palestinians are responsible for the tune, not us.

    from the article: Who is a terrorist?
    First published 00:00 16.04.06 | Last updated 00:00 16.04.06
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