Israel is basking in the light of the delegitimization. It will not allow the inexhaustible tin of olive oil to be defiled by any hint of legitimization. It is much easier to give the world the finger when the whole of it is against you. If we say “delegitimization” enough times the public will believe there is no connection between what the gentiles say and what the Jews do.
instead of whining and blaming the messengers, the captains of the ship of state would do well to change its direction. In the words of Akavia ben Mahalalel: “Your deeds will bring you closer and your deeds will distance you.”