|October 30, 2012 – New York – The AJC weekly radio messages are broadcast on the CBS radio network, before The Osgood File. All AJC radio commentaries since 2001 are available at www.ajc.org/radiocommentary.|
The full text of this week’s commentary follows:
after the attack on Pearl Harbor, a headline read: "Japanese- American
violence breaks out," you'd be angry, wouldn't you?
all, such a headline creates a false equivalence between the attacker nation
and the victim nation.
how I felt in recent days reading some media headlines.
this from the Los Angeles Times:
Palestinian militants exchange strikes in Gaza Strip flare-up."
this from Voice of America: "Israel-Gaza Violence Escalates."
is ruled by Hamas.
U.S. and European Union have declared Hamas a terrorist group.
goal is Israel's destruction.
why Hamas fires rockets and mortars at Israel, seeking to kill and maim.
any country, democratic Israel must respond to defend itself.
for some in the media, they can't, or won't, distinguish between the arsonist,
Hamas, and the fireman, Israel.
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is David Harris of AJC.