Skip to comments.Dissent quieted with most Israelis behind Gaza war
Posted on 07/30/2014 7:28:01 PM PDT by Bobalu
Despite Israeli casualties and world criticism, a near-consensus in Israel supports the governments conduct of the Gaza war, views Hamas as the aggressor and considers outsiders moralizing as hypocritical, ignorant or both. And in an echo-chamber fed by ubiquitous updates on Hamas rocket and tunnel attacks, the minority of local voices that do agonize over Gazans suffering are being silenced in a way rarely seen in a country long proud of its spirited, democratic debate.
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BTW: I have found that the daily live blog that is being published by "The Times Of Israel" has the absolute best and consistently most up-to-date coverage of the war. I generally turn to "Arutz Sheva" for coverage but this time out they are a distant second to the Times.
Gaza is a house of murderers. May they be stricken from the earth
I had a dream about Israel uniting a few months before Operation Cast Lead. Looks like the unity continues to grow.
“It is an amazing thing. Even Israeli leftists like Tzipi Livni are strong supporters of this conflict.”
WHAT A DIFFERENCE. Even leftists in Israel LOVE their country and want it to survive.
TOTALLY DIFFERENT than here, when our left actively tried to LOSE the Cold War. They are a lucky people there.
Barack Obama and John Kerry to a tee.
I would like to see a poll of Jews in America and see what they think of the situation.
I think I would add malevolent to that.