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Can we ever admit failure?

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/david_suissa/article/can_we_ever_admit_failure_20101215

The State of Israel was built on the very Jewish idea of taking personal responsibility. It was built not by whiners but by Jews for whom no miracle was impossible — whether that meant defending against an Arab invasion or turning a desert into lush fields of agriculture. Throughout its young history, this can-do attitude has been the life force behind Israel’s military success as well as its economic and cultural renaissance.

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