Daniel Estrin


Israel’s New Anti-Boycott Law Seen in Personal Terms

By Daniel Estrin

The Knesset’s recent vote outlawing any advocacy of a boycott of Israel or the occupied territories and Jewish settlements under its control is seen by some as a mortal threat to democracy. But there are others who see the law in more concrete terms: as a threat to themselves.Read More


West Bank Security Barrier Draws Artists and Advertisers

By Daniel Estrin

West Bank Security Barrier Draws Artists and Advertisers
What many Israelis see as a security barrier, and many Palestinians see as a prison wall, Majd Abdel Hamid sees as a blank canvas.Read More


Falling Far From The Family Tree

By Daniel Estrin

Falling Far From The Family Tree
If only Marxist revolutionary Leon Trotsky could see what has become of his great-grandson, David Axelrod.Read More


West Bank Rabbi, Author of Terror Text, Arrested for Mosque Torching

By Daniel Estrin

Just a week after the Forward published a feature about a book by two West Bank settler rabbis discussing scenarios for Jews to kill non-Jewish babies and innocents with the supposed blessing of Jewish law, one of the rabbi-authors has been arrested in connection with the recent torching of a nearby mosque.Read More


Rabbinic Text or Call to Terror?

By Daniel Estrin

Rabbinic Text or Call to Terror?
The marble-patterned, hardcover book embossed with gold Hebrew letters looks like any other religious commentary you’d find in an Orthodox Judaica bookstore — but reads like a rabbinic instruction manual outlining acceptable scenarios for killing non-Jewish babies, children and adults.Read More






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