So what is Israel and its affiiated organisations so frightened of? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 01.03.13 | 14:10 (IST)

    That there are mainstream Jews and committed Zionists who do not agree with government policy? That their views may resonate with other Jews and challenge them to no longer give their blind support to everything that Israel does? That the international community may be swayed by what these Jews think? A confident Israel (and its affiliates) would welcome every opportunity to embrace its critics from within its own community to show how misguided they are. Yet this decision by the ZF simply echoes what Israel has been trying to do in recent years; to stifle those seek to present an alternative narrative for Israel. Only those who doubt themselves have to try and gag others! Yachad's core message is that there must be 2 viable states between the Med and the Jordan. The ZF says that an organisation that thinks like this must be shunned. Draw your own conclusions.

    from the article: U.K. Zionist Federation refuses to accept left-wing pro-Israel movement
    First published 10:47 01.03.13 | Last updated 10:47 01.03.13
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