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Can Israel survive in spite of spirit of defeatism?

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Submitted by Steve and Michal Kramer (Israel), Mar 28, 2006 at 10:36

What's so frustrating is the obvious validity of the argument for defeating the enemy. You can't make nice with an opponent trying to wipe you out, right? Wrong, as far as the effete element of Israeli (and Jewish) society is concerned. As olim from America, who chose to raise our two sons here in Israel, we are extremely disconcerted to hear that "Israelis are tired of winning," as Ehud Olmert quipped. But we remain optimistic, nevertheless.
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