Opinion What It’s Like to Have a Jewish Terrorist in the Family

One of the perpetrators of war crimes against Palestinians that accompanied Israel’s creation was my relative, Mordechai Ben-Uziyahu, who participated in the Deir Yassin massacre. This is why I remember his humanity.

The young man smiling in this picture, his eyes half shut from the sun, is Mordechai Ben-Uziyahu. It’s strange to call him my great uncle, since he died...