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“Solidarity With Israel”
Slate, by Allison Benedikt

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/23/2014 8:23:23 AM

In 2012, Los Angeles native Max Steinberg traveled to Israel for the first time, on a 10-day trip sponsored by Birthright Israel. A few months later, he joined the Israel Defense Forces. On Sunday, he died fighting in Gaza, leaving behind his parents, who will now take their first trip to Israel to bury their 24-year-old son. There are many people to blame for Steinberg’s death. There is the Hamas fighter behind the weapon that actually killed him. There are the leaders, on both sides, who put him in Gaza, and the leaders behind all of the wars between Israel and

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 7/23/2014 8:28:05 AM     (No. 9936450)

I guess Allison believes that if Hamas and the Palis would just accept peace with Israel, those mean Israelis would still be attacking Gaza?

Seriously? If Mexico started lobbing rockets into LA, I bet that Ms. Benedikt would be screaming for the Government to retaliate!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MissMolly, 7/23/2014 8:31:16 AM     (No. 9936453)

It helps to read the article. It´s really about the organization and its supporters who entice idealistic young people into movements they may not yet understand.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/23/2014 8:42:26 AM     (No. 9936472)

I´m not reading the Salon article, but from the paragraph to equate Israeli leaders with the terror Group Hamas that is firing rockets into Israel is all I need to know.

My question is when are American Jews going to figure it out that the Left is designing their new improved gas chambers as we speak.

We Christians will protect them in this country no matter how much Am. Jews detest us.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/23/2014 8:55:10 AM     (No. 9936494)

A principle of thermodynamics - you can only get your clothes as clean as the water that you use to wash them.

Brainwashing by Islam is a lot different than Biblical brainwashing. If you find clean water, wash you brains out thoroughly.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Doctor P, 7/23/2014 8:58:20 AM     (No. 9936502)

The moral equivalence of blaming "leaders on both sides" is both revolting and typical of Salon.

One side shoots missiles into civilian areas and then hides their own missiles in schools. The other side uses ground soldiers, at their own personal risk.

One side tries to maximize civilian casualties and the other side tries to minimize them.

One side accepts a ceasefire and the other does not.

One side refuses to even acknowledge the other sides right to exist and the other has given ground to the other to administer.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MissMolly, 7/23/2014 9:01:06 AM     (No. 9936508)

The source is Slate, not Salon.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: DocH, 7/23/2014 10:11:02 AM     (No. 9936614)

Max Steinberg lived and died as a free man, fighting for what is good, right and true. To turn him into a "victim" is obscene.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: OkieTom, 7/23/2014 10:48:39 AM     (No. 9936673)

Well, there are many to blame:

Hamas.
Leaders of Hamas.
Followers of Hamas.
Supporters of Hamas.
Islamic terrorists in general.



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