What are the criteria used by Israelis to judge the people and nations of the world? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 08.02.11 | 17:10 (IST)

    It's really very simple. Israelis hate critics, from the strongest to the most mild. Criticism is simply not tolerated. Israelis love supporters. The stronger the support, the more the love. That's it. No other criteria is considered. This is why Israelis hate many of the Nobel Peace Prize holders, such as Carter and Mandella, but love a brutal dictator like Mubarak. You may notice that love from right wing Israelis is in short supply. This is a direct result of Israels reputation in the world today. Even Israel's most dedicated, long time supporters have lost their enthusiasm for Israel's actions.

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