Goliath doesn't get to throw stones
The uproar over Amira Hass' article in defense of Palestinian stone-throwing is the cry of a people that has relinquished the role of righteous underdog to its enemy.
Before June 1967, it was engraved in consciousness – including Arab consciousness – that David, who went into battle with Goliath with a stone in his hand, is an Israeli who stood valiantly against the Arab monster that threatened to destroy him. The struggle of the State of Israel was presented as the struggle of one little country against many big, evil countries. In the 1967 War, it...
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