Chapter: 10. Are Jews Collectively Responsible for Israeli military actions?
It makes no sense to blame the Jewish people for
the actions of Israel. Jews living in the diaspora
have no influence on Israeli policy. It is important
to remember that Israel is a democracy, and that
Israeli society is deeply divided politically. In Israel
itself these various factions press for dramatically
different solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Consequently, given the political divide that
exists in Israel, it would be a fundamental error
to criminalize all Jews for the actions of the current