The Forward is published in the US by Jewish-American liberals who have gotten confused between Jewish values and American values. American values allow for polite dispute over any issue. Democratic countries, including Israel, are trying to emulate this. But when push comes to shove, the more fundamental characteristics of dispute come to the surface. In the case of Goldstone, he was attacked by Right and Left. In Israel, even Labor and Meretz shunned him. Recently it was revealed that a Labor PM advised J-Street (US) not to have anything to do with Goldstone in his visit to the US. Quite amazing. Jews still carry the Ghetto attitudes with them. When the people are seen as threatened, no dissent is allowed. If you dissent, you are excommunicated.
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from the article: The un-Jewish assault on Richard Goldstone