The Diaspora is not just the USA - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 28.04.10 | 16:54 (IDT)

    "At issue is (...) the state's ties with the Jewish Diaspora. Will the next generation of American Jews stand beside Israel?" Just as there is intelligent life beyond the separation fence, there is intelligent Jewish life (i.e. Diaspora) beyond the USA. Brazil, Britain, Russia, Argentina, France, Netherlands, Australia, Mexico... Half of the Diaspora is not "American Jews". Israelis may not care, "American Jews" may be asleep in their self-righteousness and feeling of entitlement as "The Diaspora", but we, spread over the world, do care, support Israel humbly and sometimes even wisely too.

    from the article: Netanyahu is incapable of making peace - but does Israel care?
    First published 14:22 28.04.10 | Last updated 14:45 28.04.10
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