Everyone in Washington talks peace, but the pope talks justice
If Israel wants future popes to lay wreaths at Herzl’s grave, it must recommit itself to the liberal ideals in which Zionism's founder believed.
This weekend in Bethlehem, Pope Francis called on Israel and the Palestinians to seek a “stable peace based on justice, on the recognition of rights for every individual, and on mutual security.” I had to read the statement twice. “Stable peace” is familiar enough. What threw me was the...
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