The Inner Syntax of the Storm

Coming to Amira Hass' defense after her controversial op-ed on Palestinian stone-throwing, Gideon Levy argues that the criticism against Hass laid bare the hypocrisy, or the ignorance, of large swaths of Israeli public opinion.

The storm that was unleashed by Amira Hass’ important opinion piece, “The inner syntax of Palestinian stone-throwing," was a welcome one. It laid bare at once the hypocrisy, or the ignorance, of large swaths of Israeli public opinion.