Instead, the prime minister tendered his sympathies to the families of the fallen and reminded them the war was justified.
“At this time, I would like to send condolences to the families who lost their dear ones in this important operation in defense of the citizens of Israel. I speak to all of them and tell them that their sons fell in a battle that could not be more just. The entire nation embraces them.”
The entire country knows the war was justified, and the entire country was behind the government and the military — and still is. The problem is, will the country feel the same by this time next year?
About the Author: Rachel Levy is a freelance journalist who has written for Jewish publications in New York, New Jersey and Israel.
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