The doctor treated my mother before the Israeli soldier laying next to her because her injury was more severe.
I saw this clip some time ago but am watching it now and appreciating it perhaps more than I did when first encountered.
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FTAC composed while listening to the above:
Without Judaism — and I believe without Hillel the Elder (look him up if you are not familiar with the rabbi) — I believe there would have been no Christianity or Islam. Mohammad appears to borrow directly from Hillel, who said, ” whosoever destroys a soul, it is considered as if he destroyed an entire world. And whosoever that saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world.” I suggest only that we are more bound by our common humanity than by our will to destroy those who disagree with us; and that the Jews have been working on ethical and psychological issues — start with Pharaoh, that great malignant narcissists, start with Cain, that jealous brother — for 5,000 years. I know how you feel about the “poor Palestinians” but it might surprise you to know that Jews feel about the same way, but not so much about the PLO, PFLP, Fatah, or Hamas who exploit or keep their own in ethnic identification captive to the world’s oldest hate.
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