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    • JJ Gross
    • 15.12.09 | 14:11 (IST)

    Ehud Barak is a lawbreaking Tel Aviv multimillioniare whose neighbors' children evade the draft or use their parents connections to serve in safe non-combat roles while counting the days before they can fry their brains on the beaches of Goa. Instead of threatening his "iron fist" over the Dulce and Gabbana draft dodgers among whom he lives, he threatens Hesder yeshiva students who represent the elite of today's IDF fighting forces. If he thinks that disenfranchsing Har Bracha as a Hesder school will intimidate the rest of the Hesder boys, or for that matter the nearly 40% of young combat officers who are of Hesder or similar ideology he is obviously spending too much time in his revoltingly lavish penthouse peeping into the apartments of his neighbors from his high powered telescope. It is high time forthis this self-serving, bloated buffoon retired from public life and leaves the defense of Israel to those who still care about the Jewish State.

    from the article: Netanyahu and Barak must stand strong against right-wing yeshiva
    First published 00:00 15.12.09 | Last updated 10:17 15.12.09
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