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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