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"The exhibit is completely one-sided and portrays Israel unfairly. The presentation lacks any context or proportionality whatsoever. It does not present — or even attempt to present — the complexity of the political and military situation in the West Bank and Gaza. Rather, the exhibit seeks to present a distorted image of Israel, its people and its defense forces. In short, it is nothing more than anti-Israel propaganda under the guise of art/social criticism. The fact that "Breaking the Silence" includes Israelis is of no matter; they represent a fringe within Israeli society that have come to the United States with a misguided message in order to gain publicity and funding not available to them in Israel. In reality, they do not care or understand the damage that the exhibition will do to Israel." "In contrast, Israelis who live and breathe in Israel, even in far left circles, believe that Israel has the right to exist as a state in some capacity, whether it be the 1949 or post-1967 borders. You can understand why Israelis do not fully understand what is happening in the Diaspora with regard to these matters, as they have never faced the challenge of debating Israel’s legitimacy. In their naivété, they have no grasp of how they fuel the anti-Israel groups on the college campuses, like Jews for Justice in Palestine, the Muslim Studies Association and others who use this message to validate their own agendas. What is even more problematic are those groups within the Jewish community who believe that dialogue via this kind of discussion will further peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Making a case for Israel becomes increasingly more difficult when Israelis and Jews decide to adopt a Palestinian agenda that detracts from the real issue behind the conflict: mutual recognition of one another."