Few Israelis ever fail to encounter frictions between the Left and Right political sectors, the first promoting Palestinian independence and the second, ardently opposing it.
Probably, still fewer Russian speakers are not taking sides in the recent military conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
PRC and Tibet? PRC and ROC? PRC and Xinjiang? Falungong? The Hong Kong democratic movement?
In a sense, the Club has provided a training ground for practicing the Middle Way 中庸之道. Not that we duck the political questions: we just strive to master the ethical norms that allow us to stay friends despite the divergences in the political views.
However, we are not that dead serious. It is actually irony and humor that help to survive where other means fail.
Stay tuned :)