Why hating Israel is a crime?

When Polish Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek criticised Israel for milking Holocaust, he was harshly criticised and nobody had any respect for his freedom of speech. Some even called for his dismissal from bishop-hood on the grounds of hating Israel. People hate many countries for many different reasons and spew vile views... show more When Polish Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek criticised Israel for milking Holocaust, he was harshly criticised and nobody had any respect for his freedom of speech. Some even called for his dismissal from bishop-hood on the grounds of hating Israel. People hate many countries for many different reasons and spew vile views expressing their hatred. They are all protected by the laws of freedom of speech. Why is it that when it comes to criticizing Israel, freedom of speech ceases to exist? Isn't Israel just another country on the map of the world?
Update: @Mildpace K, if John Smith and some of his family were brutally murdered, then should we pardon all sins of all of his decendents, because "he" suffered? Just because Jews in Europe suffered more than 60 years ago, no Israeli should face any consequences of his/her crime?
Update 2: If you suffer consequences (i.e. punihments) for your free speech, it isn't really free speech. If free speech is free speech despite the fear of consequences and finacial, social and physical injuries, then Russia, Iran, China, Saudi Arabia and North Korea are at the forefront of freedom of speech.
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