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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 25.01.07 | 23:23 (IST)

    No need to justify. it is clear what your attitude is of converts. Tolerated for family peace perhaps, but not really the real thing as your are. Judaism teaches that we as a people are "chosen". You seem to reject this teaching because you apparently interpret it, incorrectly, in a racial or ethnic sense. I am not a Reconstructionist Jew. I bleieve in the concept of choseness and that compels me to uphold a certain code when dealing with others. I'm on no mission, the mission is their in the tradition. That you refuse it is your problem, not mine. The4 occupation is a moral sickness. It cannot be defended under any circumstances. As for your alleged opposition to the occupation, clearly it has not influence your defense of it. When it comes to occupation there is no more "balance nor fairness" than there was in Europe in the 30s or Algeria in the 50s.

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