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Richard III, King of England
A costly victory for Israel [Commentary]
A costly victory for Israel [Commentary]

I am a Jewish American and have always considered myself a Zionist. As someone born shortly after World War II, I know how great a difference the founding of Israel, an independent Jewish state embodying Jewish values, made for all Jews everywhere. We all walked a little taller, felt a little safer. The disappearance of Israel would be a disaster of incalculable proportions, not just for the Israelis but for all of us. Israel is still fighting yesterday's war, however. It cannot win this way, and when it does not win, it loses. Whatever happens with this cease-fire, Hamas will have gained. As they say, fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. Hamas set a trap for...