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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 11.11.09 | 16:18 (IST)

    In Liebler's mind, Jews are not allow to wash dirty laundry (which he woud deny is even soiled)in front of the gentiles. His world view assumes, finds it an imperative, that the world is eternally against us, regardless of what we do. This is an existential reality and the most critcal obligation of the Jew is tribal solidarity, my tribe right or wrong. This is not to be based on a standard of conscience, justice or compassion. Thise are worthless values, they get in the way, they undermine and are dangerous. Zionism is the Torah and any Jew who questions behaviour of Israel, holds it to account and questions its propaganda, they are a danger and must be maligned, sidelined and seperated from the community. Religious mcCarthyism. It is not the critics he maligns but his own idology that is a shame on the House of Israel.

    from the article: Response / On 'exorcising' Israel bashers from the Jewish mainstream
    First published 09:37 10.11.09 | Last updated 08:10 11.11.09
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