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Jeremy Ben-Ami: Five myths on who's 'pro-Israel'
By Jeremy Ben-Ami Wednesday, May 14, 2008
"Six decades ago, my father fought alongside Menachem Begin for Israel's independence. If you'd have told him back then that politicians in the world's last superpower would be jockeying today to see who can be more "pro-Israel," he would have laughed at you.Grateful as I am for decades of U.S. friendship with Israel, I have to wonder, as the state my father helped found turns 60, just who is defining what it means to be pro-Israel in the United States these days......
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 said:
Pray for peace
Pray for the poor Palestinians who are suffering so greatly. Pray for the innocent Israelis who die or are wounded in terrorist bombings. Pray for the other Arabs, that they'll stand up for their Palestinian brethren for a change. Pray for the Americans, that they'll make the Israelis toe the line and stop the slaughter. Pray for peace, That's one reason why Palestinians are skeptical about peace treaties and agreements with Israel--nothing ever really changes very much. It just gets worse--for them, that is.
Ted Rudow III,MA