Confidence lost in Netanyahu after response to Hamas attack

I am a member of a German-Jewish family. My grandparents survived by abruptly leaving Europe in the 1930s. They thrived in New York, then Seattle.

When Hamas attacked Israel last October, I held the belief that the leader of Israel was the man to set things right. Today, I am able to identify little — if any — difference between the mind-set, actions and goals of Benjamin Netanyahu and Adolf Hitler.

R. J. Uhlmann

Snohomish

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