“what if one criticises Israel in the name of one’s Jewishness, in the name of justice, precisely because such criticisms seem ‘best for the Jews’?

Why wouldn’t it always be ‘best for the Jews’ to embrace forms of democracy that extend what is ‘best’ to everyone, Jewish or not?” – Judith Butler, http://ift.tt/1qNaKNG

“expressions of empathy about…Gaza are perceived as a betrayal against flag and country. We are faced with the false…equation…that aggression…& lack of empathy mean love of the homeland” – Etgar Keret from Israel http://ift.tt/1lFUkUb