In the Israeli tradition of posting public death notices, activists are plastering Tel Aviv with posters mourning Jewish teenager Shira Banki and Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabshe.
Benjamin Netanyahu has said the Palestinian Authority names streets after terrorists and Israel doesn’t. But is it true? J.J. Goldberg breaks it down.1010
Are American Jews really as anxiety-ridden as Gal Beckerman claims? Paul Golin says most of us are post-ethnic, post-tribal, post-denominational, Jewish-when-we-want-to-be Jews — and fine with that.41
Gal Beckerman diagnosed American Jews with pathological anxiety in his final act as Forward opinion editor. But where he saw reason to despair, Elissa Strauss sees an opportunity for fun.12
The murder of Shira Banki by Yishai Schlisser at Jerusalem’s gay pride parade was indefensible. Indefensible as well, though, were some reactions to the stabbings, Avi Shafran argues.21
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