To Hate Properly

It’s not the legislation that creates the hatred, it only grants it legitimacy and turns those who espouse it into loyal law-abiding citizens.

What did several dozen Jewish citizens shout at a rally in Afula in memory of murdered 20-year-old Shelly Dadon? They shouted “Death to the Arabs.” But how can we complain about them? After all, they were angry about the “nationalist motive,” which may or may not have motivated her murderer.