Haaretz, Apr. 16, 2016

 

“I reject the definition of the IDF as an occupation army,” she declared on a Channel 10 news program. “My son, who is an officer in the reserves and served for years as a career officer, and my daughter, who’s an officer in the army, aren’t soldiers in an occupation army, but rather in the Israel Defense Forces.”

This is an astonishing statement. Yacimovich argues, plain and simple, that there’s no occupation [....]

She doesn’t give a damn about the Palestinians’ rights. They’re nothing to her [....]

She simply can’t see her children as soldiers in an occupation army. The gap between her perception of her children and reality creates an unbearable dissonance.