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European Jews decry Israel policies‎

A group of over 3,000 European Jews, known as JCall, have signed a petition, speaking out against Israel, that was presented to the European Parliament in Brussels.

"We are speaking as friends of Israel and we are saying: You are going to make a mistake. You have to decide how to behave, not us," David Chemla, head of the group, told the Haaretz newspaper on Monday.

"But as friends, as Jews, we want to tell you that you are going down a wrong path," said Chemla, who moved to France after living in Israel for 10 years and serving in the IDF.

The petition, entitled "Call for Reason", considers the Israeli occupation and settlements "morally and politically wrong," noting that they "feed the unacceptable delegitimisation process that Israel currently faces abroad."

"It comes from the European Jewish communities who are profoundly attached to Israel and who want to say that curre

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Added: May-4-2010 
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  • It's good to see rational Jews standing up and speaking out against Zionist religious extremists. Most right-wing extremists on LL cannot understand the fact that despising Israel's disgusting, thieving and murderous behaviour does not necessarily make some one a 'Jew-hater'. When even Jews are standing up and saying Israel is an embarrassment to Judaism and a threat to world peace it can only be the most simple-minded (or totally ignorant), people who find the cause of all the problems to be th More..

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  • My kind of Israelis:

    Courage to Refuse

    We, reserve combat officers and soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, who were raised upon the principles of Zionism, sacrifice and giving to the people of Israel and to the State of Israel, who have always served in the front lines, and who were the first to carry out any mission, light or heavy, in order to protect the State of Israel and strengthen it.

    We, combat officers and soldiers who have served the State of Israel for long weeks every ye More..

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  • Let the fools stay in Europe!
    I think every one of them should be sent a copy of the PA Charter..and re educated about the history of this land....they obviously dont understand the Arabs desire to wipe ISrael of the face of the map.

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  • I guess soon.....patience is a virtue.

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  • You left Israel for your own promised land, the problems faced by Israel are no longer your problems, you are no longer a part of the struggle of Israel, you are no longer a maker of history. Be silent and watch with the rest of us.

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