There is no way to know if the recent escalation is the start of a third intifada. But even if not, the violence in Jerusalem is here to stay.
Palestinian forces allow youths people to approach Israeli army positions not in order to step up the violence, but rather, as a way of allowing them to let off steam, hoping to avoid escalation.
Instead of leaders who pursue a peace of the brave we have Netanyahu and Abbas, who prefer a conflict of cowards.
Many believe Michael Solomonov’s Zahav restaurant serves the best Israeli cuisine in the United States. Now he’s serving up a book and TV show about Israeli food.