Eli Weisel (above) that is so blatantly naive as to be unbelievable (unless Mr. Weisel is being misquoted, but, no, there he is actually making that statement in a speech): "I am afraid because antisemitism, which I had thought belonged to the past, has somehow survived." Hello: Antisemitism -- which has been around ever since Jews have been around (just as homophobia has since homosexuals first appeared, and racism since Blacks, Asians and Caucasians hit the scene -- is here to stay, at least until human beings lose their fear of "the other."
Joe Lieberman) join the fray to convince us how horrible it is that this antisemitism is growing. The approach is to show us how the Muslim states that surround Israel want nothing more than its destruction. Another "hello": Has this not been true since the day Israel became a state? And has not Israel demonstrated pretty conclusively, via this war and that, that it could and would defend itself quite well? So much for anything new. Power may keep changing within those surrounding Muslim states, dictators (often sanctioned by the USA) will come and go, but nothing really evolves regarding the attitude of Israel's neighbors. So Israel and the western world be must be ever vigilant.
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