As civil war rages in Syria, social pressure among Druze fades.
“When Arabs hear the word ‘Shoah,’” Khalid tells me, “they black out. It’s almost like a paralysis. They don’t want to hear another word about it. But they—we—need to.”
Iran’s Lebanese rainbow coalition.
Modeling intercommunal harmony near the birthplace of Jesus.
They’ve leveled a criticism at Israel’s new nation-state law that neither the right’s earnest patriotism nor the left’s moral anxiety seems equipped to answer.
What makes the Druze different.
No friend in the war on terror.
Whatever its flaws, it’s not one bit undemocratic.
Why heed the demands made by a mass-murderer in the name of “international law”?
Jerusalem must maintain its covenant with the Druze while staying out of the Syrian civil war.
Meeting an Israeli Druze gets a politician thrown in jail.
Good news from the Golan.
One that is likely to grow in severity.