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Israel's morality

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Submitted by Andrew (United States), Aug 9, 2014 at 13:22

The Israelis are more moral than I am. I think they are nuts in providing aid to the Palestinians and to Hamas. I think they are nuts in taking additional casualties to spare more harm to their barbarous enemies.

Hopefully, they get credit from God because they get no credit in this world for doing these things.

The Israelis get damned by some in this country, because those who damn them are ignorant of what really happens in Gaza (example: Letter to the Editor of the SF Chronicle 8/6 ("...Congress rushed Israel $225mm of taxpayer money to buy more weapons with which to kill Palestinian children..." NO, I could not invent this). Too many Europeans are scum who have been anti-Semitic for centuries.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

The Israelis going out under fire to fix wires severed by Hamas to deliver free electricity to Gazans must stand out as one of the most generous acts in thei history of warfare. It is also one that baffles me.

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