The Israelis and Us, the New Distance

By Eugene B. Borowitz

Eugene Borowitz, November 29, 1974

The post-Yom Kippur War Jewish problem is how to sustain a high sense of Jewish responsibility to the State of Israel when our decisions must regularly come in a context of ambivalence and the results of our action, taken with the best of intention, are as likely to leave us sinful as righteous.

Topic: History, Development, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Israel Attachment, War, Fundraising and Philanthropy, Israel's Impact on American Jewry, Israeli-Arab Conflict, Politics, Political Behavior, Morality, Diaspora Relations, Philanthropy and Fundraising, Ethics, Arab-Israeli Conflict

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.5/no.82

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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