Rupert Murdoch on Israel

Yesterday, in accepting the National Human Relations Award from the American Jewish Committee, Rupert Murdoch made an affecting and thoughtful speech, paying particular attention to Israel’s fight against Hamas:

This assault comes from people who make clear they have no intention of ever living side-by-side in peace with a Jewish state – no matter how many concessions Israel might make. The reason for this is also clear: These are men who cannot abide the idea of freedom, tolerance, and democracy. They hate Israel for the same reasons they hate us.

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