The Jewish State, Independence and Self-Defense

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The Jewish State, Independence and Self-Defense

Posted: 23 Apr 2015 11:24 PM PDT

…No, we arent a protectorate. Not yet. But to paraphrase Benjamin Franklin, the founders of the State of Israel gave us independence if we can keep it.
Vic Rosenthal..
Abu Yehuda..
24 April ’15..

Today (Thursday) is יום העצמאות, Independence Day, and Im reading lots of articles about the significance of an independent Jewish state. The meaning of independence in my view is, first of all, the ability to defend yourself, said PM Netanyahu. On the other hand, left-wing journalist Nehemia Shtrasler doesnt think that Israel is independent at all. We are no more than an American protectorate, he argues, because the US could stop selling us weapons and take steps to wreck our economy.

Shtrasler is wrong, because the fact that the US could destroy any country in the world if…

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