Israel’s confusing plethora of small parties actually keeps Ḥaredim and Israeli Arabs, in particular, from becoming too alienated.
The shopping-mall nakba.
Modeling intercommunal harmony near the birthplace of Jesus.
Even a divided Jerusalem would remain a single city.
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.
“Arab Israelis appreciate that the Jews have sent their children to war.”
Stabbing an Israeli is a way to die with honor.
Don’t join the “but brigade.”
Hamas and the PLO use propaganda and terror to prevent participation.
What makes the Druze different.
Arab leaders fear the nation-state law will impede their decades-long effort to erode Israel’s Jewish identity.
A country of Jews, Muslims, Christians, and Druze all speaking Hebrew as their native tongue? For anyone genuinely interested in Israel’s welfare, it would be a dream come true.
Their real concern isn’t with equality, it’s with recognizing a Jewish state.
The delegitimization of Israel’s foundational idea.