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“Having visited Auschwitz twice – once with my family and once with local schools – I am saddened that the Jews, who suffered unbelievable levels of persecution during the Holocaust, could within a few years of liberation from the death camps be inflicting atrocities on Palestinians in the new State of Israel and continue to do so on a daily basis in the West Bank and Gaza.”
“He claims that “Israelis don’t practice an eye for an eye … they practice 10 eyes for an eye …” Moreover he avows “that a just war requires the use of force to be proportionate seems to be a Christian notion, not a Jewish notion”.
“Israel is America’s best ally in the Middle East, and this aid has been used to improve the strength of the IDF. A strong Israel has helped to support US national security interests without sending US soldiers into combat. In other words, America has kept many of its troops out of harms way and simultaneously secured its strategic interests.”