"waving the flag" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Lion
    • 08.11.10 | 19:52 (IST)

    Any number of times we've heard the same call that our role is not to discuss or analyze Israeli policies or decisions, but rather simply "to wave the flag." In my personal reaction, I imagined German-Americans during the 1930's saying the very same thing, seeing their role and duty as simply that of supporting whatever the said government does, with no role for discussion or questioning. Their doing so contributed to a nightmare in history.

    from the article: Michael Oren urges U.S. Jews to defend Israel against aggressors
    First published 18:50 08.11.10 | Last updated 18:50 08.11.10
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