Lessons From the EU Guidelines: Israel’s Right-wingers Suffer From Learning Difficulties

Up-and-coming young Israeli right-wing politicians happily tour the world explaining that the West Bank belongs to the Jews. Instead of applauding them, the EU plans on issuing new guidelines on settlements. So what went wrong?

Jews are said to be smart. And Israel has shown wonderful creativity, initiative and daring in many respects. There is just one point where Israel’s...