President Rivlin, former president Peres and several ministers and MKs will speak at rallies in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem protesting the stabbing at the gay pride parade and the West Bank arson attack.
Israeli right-wing leaders and NRA supporters in America view calls for change as cynical ploys by political opponents.
My dad, the reluctant war hero
My father escaped Nazi Germany as a young child and returned to Europe in a U.S. army uniform, anxious to reduce Hitler to rubble.
Our craving for ideology means that we are partial to ideological leaders. But we need leaders who will make smart decisions that are aligned with the public interest.