In the heart of the Galilee, a tale of love, racism and burnt cars
Until last week's 'price tag' incident, villagers in Akbara had not felt the effect of rising racism in neighboring Safed. But vandalism and graffiti saying 'don't touch our girls' was a stinging reminder Israel in 2013.
Ala’s VW Polo, Jalal’s Peugeot, Jihad’s Renault-Kangoo and the neighbor’s Mazda - all went up in smoke. A Molotov cocktail on every parked car, plus a slogan scrawled in Hebrew on the stone wall outside one of the houses: “Don’t touch our girls! Price tag.”
That is what was left behind by three or four young Israeli men who were caught in blurry footage from a security camera, between...