Israel’s generation gap stems from economic angst
Young people don’t fear they’ll be beaten up for being Jewish, like Benjamin Netanyahu’s grandfather, they fear they’ll end up like the activist who immolated himself during the social protests.
It’s almost amusing to listen to the pointless conversation over Finance Minister Yair Lapid’s statements about the new breed of Israeli expats in Berlin. On one side are Lapid and retired general Uzi Dayan, who made his own furious Facebook posting on the matter, accusing young Israelis of throwing away their Israeliness for a fistful of comfort. On the other side are Israelis in their...
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