Snapshot: Child Soldiers in Gaza, Child Interrogators in Israel

A clear disparity exists between a training camp for young men in Gaza and an activity simulating a spy’s capture in the Bnei Akiva youth movement.

Thinking about this photograph can be enhanced by reading a certain text in conjunction with it. While reading, take note of the slipshod style (originally in Hebrew), the gallows humor and the gradual emergence of perversion, stemming from a certain awareness of the game element: “The children are divided into tribes, and within the...