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Response to shira (Original post)

Thu Apr 19, 2012, 11:10 AM

7. It's the Israeli government that has nukes, not "The Jews"

It's time for everybody, including the pro-Israel types, to stop acting as if "Israel" is synonymous with "the Jews". Insisting that it is is unfair to both the world's Jewish population, a growing number of whom are not unquestioning supporters of what that state does, and to the Israeli government itself.

Equating "Israel" with "the Jews" is demogogic-whoever does it.

Also, Iran is not responsible for what Hitler did...so it is totally inappropriate to reference the Holocaust as a justification for Israeli missile strikes on Tehran. The people who would die in those strikes would mainly be innocent Israeli civilians...not elderly veterans of the Wehrmacht.

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