The Fact-checker: Who really invented the custom of attaching Israeli flags to cars?
In the first of a weekly column, Maya Lecker examines the validity of MK Moshe Feiglin's claim that he invented the Israeli tradition.
“Ask yourselves: Where did the strange custom of attaching flags to cars [to mark Israel’s Independence Day] originate? All right, it’s time to tell. It is I, your faithful servant, who is to blame for the wind-tattered flag still attached to your car window. I realized that if I wanted the phenomenon to spread, I would have to provide the public with a simple device, as not everyone could improvise such a...
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