What this year’s AIPAC confab proves is that there is considerable mileage in the values Israel shares not just with the U.S. but with other western states like Canada. And while enlightened values in themselves don’t win wars, it’s equally true that without enlightened values, wars cannot be won.
About the Author: Ben Cohen is Shillman Analyst for JNS.org. His writings on Jewish affairs and Middle Eastern politics have been published in Commentary, the New York Post, Haaretz, Jewish Ideas Daily and many other publications.
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