MembersZionism, My Friend, is Blowin’ in the Wind

The Left’s agenda today goes far beyond a “two-state solution,” and now opposes Israel’s very right to exist

Left-wing Israelis demonstrate not only in support of a Palestinian state, but against the Jewish state's legitimacy. Photo: Miriam Alster/Flash90

The six terrorists who escaped prison on the eve of Rosh Hashanah (September 6), were hailed by the Israeli Left as freedom fighter heroes. I say Left because those who praised the terrorists were not condemned by the Left’s representatives in the political, media and academic spheres. And I say Left because voices of praise came from the Left’s crème de la crème. I could name many, but one would do – Zeev Raz, who in 1981 was the fighter pilot who led the air strike on the Iraqi nuclear reactor. Raz is also a former Kibbutznik, which means he is part of the kind of people that until not so long ago were viewed as representing Israel’s best, which makes Raz the cherry on top of the crème.

On the day the six fugitives humiliated Israel by escaping their prison, Raz wrote the following on his Facebook page: “The surprising joy I felt after reading about the six that have escaped tonight from prison reminded...

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