The haggadah hints that Jews ignore the way they are spoken about at their own peril. Actions too often follow words.
"We are one," "One people" and the like are the perennial slogans of Jewish federation fundraising.
In most countries, forecasts of no water to drink by the summer would command banner front-page headlines. Not in Israel.
Israel's Jews did not vote for Ariel Sharon by a margin nearly unprecedented in any functioning democracy because they believe he has a magic solution to halt the intifada.