Right in a way but very wrong in another - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shalom Freedman
    • 25.06.14 | 17:45 (IDT)

    There is all the difference in the world between deliberately attacking civilians as the Palestinian terrorists have always done and between inadvertently injuring those part of a mob attacking you. The symmetry proposed here is mistaken.. But it is not wrong to suggest our having at times a more sympathetic and even apologetic tone.when young people are killed. One problem however is that it is difficult to show a great deal of sympathy , even for young people, when they have been trying to injure you and those you care about.

    from the article: If Israel’s supporters want the world's empathy, they must give it themselves
    First published 12:29 25.06.14 | Last updated 12:29 25.06.14
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