"That makes me very sad, but I forgive my colleagues. ... They had no other option because they were not prepared for this brutal backlash from Israel, the United States and the Zionist lobby. ... I didn’t imagine that the Israelis and the Zionists in the US would accuse us in the city council of anti-Semitism and hate. ... I have never felt that hate – only a desire for peace and love."
Björk Vilhelmsdóttir, tidigare socialdemokratisk kommunpolitiker i Reykjavík, i The Electronic Intifada om fullmäktiges beslut att dra tillbaka den bojkott mot israeliska varor som hon tog initiativ till - läs mer här.