J.T. Rogers and Bartlett Sher always knew their history play had a lot to teach us today. But they never wanted it to be quite this relevant.
“The Human Touch” focuses on a narrow slice of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but it’s an important one — the nuance of human relationships.
As a teacher, I especially value Rabin’s commitment to next generations. We carry a burden: what world will we leave to our children?
“Incitement” will be Israel’s submission to the Academy Awards for 2020 Best International Feature Film.
Unless the liberal camp in Israel becomes unified and defeats bigotry and nationalism, another political assassination is, unfortunately, inevitable.
Police reported that the man was drunk and armed with two knives.
His wife wrote that his defense lawyers have evidence that the bullets he fired at Rabin did not cause his death.
“I preferred a warning sign, a confrontation with the difficult and traumatic moment, instead of fond remembrances of Rabin’s portrait.”
As the saying goes, power corrupts, and long-term power corrupts even more.
Often, as the saying goes, power corrupts, and long-term power corrupts even more. In Israel, this situation has been often characterized as the collusion of wealth, government and the media. Over the last two decades, the deterioration of the quality of governance in Israel has been pronounced: the former president, Moshe Katsav, has been just released from prison for rape and for sexual abuse; former prime minister Ehud Olmert is serving a 19-month prison sentence for bribery; Likud former Minister of Finance Avraham Hirschson was convicted of embezzling millions of shekels from the National Workers Labor Federation and financial abuses in the March of the Living, pocketing a cut from the donations to promote group visits to Auschwitz; and with 11 more ministers indicted; the long list goes on. Now, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces his turn again at the center of several criminal investigations. Channel 2 television in Israel reported in February that police were ‘likely to recommend’ an indictment of Netanyahu.