Gaza shows fading returns for Netanyahu's appeal to Jewish trauma
Netanyahu taps into two contradictory currents in the Israeli psyche: The Holocaust trauma of helplessness, and belief in force as the only solution. But, after Gaza, are Israelis growing less receptive?
If there were a website that tracked elements of the Israeli national psyche, the same way that financial sites show graphs of market indicators, we'd see that Israel's Holocaust-victimization index continues its long-term rise.
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