Outside the Ghetto

Before the vote on the Palestinian bid at the UN, the Israeli political map had never been so concerned with itself, and with such banality, far from the history that is passing us by outside of our ghetto.

In retaliation for the United Nations' recognition of Palestine, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is threatening to build thousands of housing units in Palestinian territory and establish for all time what was begun during the period of the Oslo Accords - an urban Jewish wedge between "Judea" and "Samaria."