The double standard of Israel's critics - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Rabbi David Hoffman
    • 22.03.06 | 09:09 (IST)

    Isn't it interesting how so many leftist critics of Israeli policy and practice leave their moral indignation at the separation fence. Yet the introduction of terror into this conflict and the moral treason this comprises falls squarely upon the Palestinian nationalist leadership of Haj Amin El Husseini. When the other side would rather terrorize and murder you than recognize your right as a fellow UMMA in your historic homeland their responsibility for this conflict is primary. And so it has been with the Palestinian political leadership from the beginning of the conflict. And if you don't think the Jews are as much an UMMA in the Land of Israel as the Palestinians are, entitled to their own self-determination, then you are an antisemite.

    from the article: The ashes on the prophets' eyes
    First published 00:00 21.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 21.03.06
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