The loss of one soldier is a catastrophe for us. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Never again
    • 15.12.11 | 20:55 (IST)

    You do not understand anything about Israel. Here the loss of even one soldier is a catastrophic loss. We suffered catastrophic losses in 1948, 1967, 1973 and in every action after that. We suffer these losses in order to protect, defend and preserve this little piece of land that we call our own. We have given much blood , sweat and tears to do this in the past and unfortunately we will be called upon to do this again in the future. You see we Jews do not board meekly board the cattle cars anymore. We do not go to our deaths simply to satisfy haters like you anymore. If we die now we die fighting and hopefully we will take spewers like you with us when we go.

    from the article: Israel announces new 'depth' command for long-range military operations
    First published 20:17 15.12.11 | Last updated 20:17 15.12.11
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