Stop talking about Israel's 'right to exist'
December 29, 2023
(JNS) — Recently, I attended a dinner given by a major pro-Israel organization. It was the first since COVID and the turnout was great. There were old and new friends, Jews and non-Jews, Democrats and Republicans. It was wonderful and uplifting in a time of worry, sorrow and love for Israel and its supporters around the world.
Until several speakers said that thing about supporting “Israel’s right to exist.”
No. Stop. Please. Stand up straight.
The fact that anti-Israel and antisemitic forces say Israel has no right to exist is not a reason for Jews to adopt their premise as a talki...