Israel at 60

My sister, Karen (Oogy), actually sent me a link for the blog (will wonders never cease?).  It’s a recent William Kristol article about Israel’s 60th birthday in the New York Times:

This week marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel. There have already been many birthday greetings, some heartfelt, some perfunctory, along with numerous reflections on the meaning of the occasion, some profound, some commonplace. For me, however, a discordant voice broke through

What Eric Hoffer wrote in 1968 seems even truer today: “I have a premonition that will not leave me; as it goes with Israel, so will it go with all of us. Should Israel perish, the holocaust will be upon us.”

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