The demonstrations against the controversial judicial reform ended in riots, the cabinet decided to reintroduce the death penalty, the finance minister publicly demanded that a Palestinian village be “erased”. Do we have to worry about Israel?Unfortunately, yes. It’s really scary what’s happening right now. Sometimes I don’t recognize my country.

Germany has so far reacted very cautiously to this. Is that appropriate? Absolutely not. Germany and Israel have a unique relationship. Now it has to be shown what this friendship is worth. Now would be the right moment for a true friend to warn: Listen, what you are doing is suicide!

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