The Sukkot War in Europe

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #2

If Saturday’s protests in Berlin and London are any indication, Israel has lost the public relations war. Never mind who started the Sukkot conflict and Hamas’ brutal massacre of Israeli civilians.

The Jewess. Via Roma, Torino.

The destructiveness of the fighting in Gaza and the far higher death toll of Palestinians dwarfs Israeli losses. Public opinion reflects it.

This isn’t to complain about unfairness or allege conspiracies.

It’s to explain how the seventh Arab-Israeli war is being received in Europe and why public solidarity, even amongst Diaspora Jews, lies increasingly with the Palestinians.

Not entirely, as the second edition of Aperture Priorities documents. But, mostly.

Continue reading in this week’s newsletter.

Photograph courtesy of Joel Schalit. All rights reserved.