Radical Pyromania: How the Religious Right and the Haredim Are Setting Israel Aflame

Israel’s political and religious ideologues have embraced a radical aspect of the Lag Ba'omer story that is leading us to an isolated, anti-democratic and separatist Israel.

Lag Ba'omer approaches - and many of us just can’t breathe. We close the windows, we drink water and lie still - but the fumes persist.