|The Palestine Project|
In the English-speaking world, people are being punished for condemning it.
Many American Jews continue to rationalize it, or worse, defend it.
When I was a child, I would frequently hear: "How did the world let the Holocaust happen? Did they not know it was happening? Was there no way to prevent it?" Now, today, we can never say, We didn't know.
The sight of the Star of David flag turns my stomach now, like the swastika.
There's no coming back from this. Any possibility of peace, justice, and coexistence has been destroyed.
There lies before us, if we choose, continual progress in happiness, knowledge, and wisdom. Shall we instead choose death, because we cannot forget our quarrels? I appeal as a human being to human beings: remember your humanity, forget the rest.