judaism, politics 

There's a lot of complexity for progressive Jews such as myself- who believe in social justice, who deeply oppose the right wing government that has been at power (while not a majority) in Israel for two decades, and at the same time knowing the lessons of history, knowing that we aren't safe, that we deserve self-determination.

I believe in Israel, even as I deeply disagree with its policies, just as I believe in the United States while being devastated by Bush and Trump.

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judaism, politics 

@emacsen

If you're devastated by Bush an Trump but not by all the other presidents that commited war crimes abroad, can you really call yourself a progressive or a believer in social justice ?
Ever heard of the concept of "Herrenvolk democracy" ?

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