Maybe it's not so easy to talk about it after all. What could normalize the situation? Don't ask me. Schoolchildren were just murdered in France for the crime of being Jewish.
I can't think about Israel or Palestine or discuss them without feeling terrible. I hate seeing what is going on. I am sick of the whole matter.
Therefore I am not going to report on it any more.
More: here is intelligent commentary from Noam Sheizaf. (Page isn't loading for some reason. Will check later.) This is a link to his blog. I am making his blog my go-to place for news and commentary about Israel and putting a link on my sidebar.
So here is a tale of an innocent young Christian girl taken to court by the ACLU for citing the words of Jesus in public school. This is available in booklet form if you want to distribute it to your friends and neighbors. You can get it in several languages. I got my copy from a street corner ranter at the Hilo Farmer's Market.
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