Ruth Calderon in the wonderland of mutilated Israeli ideology
In cozying up to Dov Lior, the rabbi who declared Baruch Goldstein 'holier than the Holocaust martyrs,' the new Knesset member from Yesh Atid can be compared with Wagner-loving Germans in the 1930s who ignored how his Teutonic mythology was being used.
On Passover, freshman Yesh Atid Knesset member Ruth Calderon learned from a Facebook posting - her party's name means "there is a future," after all - that there were issues with Komemiyut, the movement led by Rabbi Dov Lior. Despite her reputed expertise, Calderon said she had never heard of such a major contemporary theological movement as Komemiyut and its rabbis.
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