Bradley, I always agree with you and this time again yes absolutely. But I just realized what you surely know as well: Living in Israel is fun, a high a place where it is homey as long as you do not see too much of the stage that is purposefully left in the dark, First, since I know both Israel and the Palestinians, I wondered why does everyone i know stay in Israel given it's anti-Jewish stance on matters of justice and civil rights and occupation. And then it came to me pure cognitive dissonance that is one can ignore Israeli cruelty truly there is no better place to live for a Jew. I saw too much in the 90's in the West Bank and living in Gaza. In a way I'm sorry I saw too much because Israel for all her glaring faults feels homey as the usa surely does not...
Dozens of Zionist Union activists call on Netanyahu to resign in Tel Aviv protest (Haaretz)
from the article: Will 2013 be the year American Jews secede from Israel?