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What has become of Israel? Why has a noble Diaspora reconvened to become one of the world’s pariah nations?
These are really hard, indeed offensive words, but how else does one describe actions such as those contained in the following story.
Most young Israelis are conscripted, (three years for men, two years for women). During this period all of them will commit or witness atrocities like these. What sort of a nation would form its young this way? What will become of their sense of moral rectitude in the rest of their adult lives?
It is tough to ask, but why has a people who have suffered so reprehensibly at the hands of a hideously cruel ideology developed characteristics that remind one of that hellish history?
Israel you might grind Palestine and Palestinians into the dust, off the pages of history, (but you won’t), but in the process what is to become of you as a people?
He has told you O mortal what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you
But to do justice, and to love kindness
And to walk humbly with your God. (Micah 6:8)