Using his logic Gilad would have been dead - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Basil
    • 15.11.09 | 18:17 (IST)

    Does that mean Hamas and Hezbollah should kill every Jewish soldier they capture? I know they want to exchange them for prisoners. Let's say Israel kills everyone it captures then the other side would do the same? Anyway, wouldn't the world wonder why the Jewish state is acting so fascist? How do we know who is an enemy or not? What if a soldier shoots and then asks questions saying the honorable rabbi told him to do so? He quoted Maimonides. Maimonides was friends with Saladin who spared his enemies in many cases and also told Jews to return to live in the Holy Land.

    from the article: IDF Chief Rabbi: Troops who show mercy to enemy will be 'damned'
    First published 01:04 15.11.09 | Last updated 19:24 15.11.09
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