Words of the Week: Jeffrey Goldberg (via Sarah Wildman)

“This is where it breaks down for me with hyper-whiney critics: If you are Jewish and deal with Jewishness, you have to deal with the fact that half the world’s Jews live in Israel and there is something called peoplehood. It is particularistic, and it is territorial. It is a story of a group of people with a relationship to a certain place, and you have a relationship to that place.”

Source: Jeffrey Goldberg, quoted in Sarah Wildman, “How Do We Talk to Our Children About Israel?”