Winning the Battle, or the War?
Haviv Rettig Gur, Times of Israel. Despite their country’s overwhelming military success in Gaza, many Israelis are disheartened at the perceived results. Given time and fortitude, they may change their minds.
Bad Analogies Kill
Ron Rosenbaum, Slate. Slogans and hashtags compare Israelis to Nazis, and Gaza to genocide. But only one party and its supporters aim at genocide, and those who chant “death to the Jews” give themselves away.
Muslims Are Not the “New Jews”
Jamie Kirchik, Tablet. Much of what is called “Islamophobia” these days simply cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree. To say otherwise is not just wrong, it’s dangerous.