An Israeli in Awe of a Palestinian Act of Non-violence

When I enter the voting booth next week, I will be taking a small piece of Bab al-Shams with me; my respect and admiration for people who cannot vote in this election, but who each cast an extraordinarily forceful absentee ballot in booths they set up themselves in E-1.

An act of non-violence is a fuse playing the role of a bomb. If the act of non-violence is creative enough, appropriate and resonant and shocking, and,...