Why Don't We Have a 'Minister for Peace'?

‘Our situation has never been better’ was the phrase that reflected the diplomatic and strategic conception held by the government headed by Meir and Defense Minister Dayan.

As part of the events this week to mark the 30th anniversary of the first Lebanon War, the film "Shtei Etzba'ot Metzidon" (titled "Ricochets" in English ) was screened at the Jerusalem Cinematheque. The 1986 feature film, which was produced by the Israel Defense Forces, faithfully reflects Israel's embroilment in Lebanon. I was pleased that my teenage son agreed to join me for the...