It is obvious from many of these postings that they were written by people who know nothing of the persecutions of the Jews over the centuries, pesecutions by Christians that culminated in the Holocaust; and persecutions by the Muslims (yes, Jews were persewcuted by Muslims as well - shall I cite examples). It was because of this never-ending persecution thatpolitical Zionism came to be, that Jewis returned to the Land to reinforce the numbersof those already here for many hundreds of years. It is because of these persecutions that there was and stiull is a need for a Jewish State. I shudder to think of what would happen to Jews in the world today if there were no Jewish State.
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel comes to a halt for Yom Kippur fasting and atonement