Our community risks tearing itself apart if we do not recognise there are multiple truths

Hannah Weisfeld, Yachad’s director and founder, in The Jewish Chronicle, May 30 2018

 

“The sad reality about the debate raging in the British Jewish community about how we should respond to the violent events of the past few week is that it masks the most important question which is how to prevent another round of violence, and what role we have as British Jewish supporters of Israel in lending our support to those on the ground who are desperately searching for a political resolution to this conflict.

Because when the dead are buried, the one truth that will remain is that in the absence of a political agreement, we will find ourselves here again and again.

And as the violence gets worse, our community will pull itself apart embroiled in a debate about what the truth really is.”

 

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