Netanyahu’s one job was to prevent this catastrophe. Instead, he destroyed Israel as we know it

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the funeral for First Sergeant Major Gal Meir Eisenkot, 25 years old, on December 8, 2023 in Herzliya, Israel. Photo by Alexi J. Rosenfeld/Getty Images December 20, 2023 JAFFA, Israel – Benjamin Netanyahu had one job. He told us, incessantly, that his job was to keep Israel a place where mass killings of Jews would never happen. Could never happen. He had one job. It was to keep us safe. It’s been a little more than two months now since it became clear how abjectly our prime minister failed at that job. It’s a permanent twilight here now, between sleeplessness and not-quite-waking, between lucky to be alive and guilty for breath. Between feeling too much and going numb. Everyone has lost someone. He had one job. It was to prevent this cataclysm. Netanyahu has always been a desperate, haunted, dithering and often vicious man. His bedrock policies — bolstering Hamas by overseeing shipments of Qatari cash to Gaza to the tune of billions of dollars , fending off any talks toward a viable Israeli-Palestinian peace , and destroying Israeli unity and democracy for political gain — enabled and, in fact, invited the atrocities of Oct. 7. “What happened today is unprecedented in Israel,” Netanyahu said on the evening of that horrible day. “And I will see to it that it does not happen again.” Never again? Too late. Netanyahu purposely ignored the repeated warnings of the Military Intelligence Directorate, the Shin Bet Security Service, and his own defense minister because he was consumed by holding on to his rotten coalition and his empty-suit position instead of protecting his country. As a direct result, hundreds of innocent children, elderly people, women and men who depended on him are dead, more than 100 continue to […]

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