Opinion What It Means When Israel Awards a National Prize for Losing Sons in War

In a war for survival, it’s impossible not to see the victims as heroes. But Israel is no longer fighting wars of no choice

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Miriam Peretz, who lost two of her sons in combat, will receive the Israel Prize for her contribution to “strengthening the Jewish-Israeli spirit.” Let me clarify straight off: Miriam Peretz is a lovely woman,...