Will Israel Survive?

For the first time in four decades, Israel stands naked, and not as when the state was born; without a fig leaf, without even an olive branch.

This melancholy song was also sung on Memorial Day, as it is every year: “You didn’t want to be there at all — so what, no one asked you ... When you grow up and you have a son who will come and ask what will be when I grow up, tell him leave it alone, don’t ask.”