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This Is One of Israel’s Most Miserable, Self-defeating and Cruel Failures

The ultra-Orthodox Netzah Yehuda battalion, based in the West Bank, has become a byword for insubordination, lawlessness and racist violence against Palestinians. And that’s not its only critical failure – nor Israel's

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

Twenty-five years ago this week, the first report I ever wrote appeared in a local Jerusalem newspaper. I’d like to say that I’ve discovered some unique pearls of wisdom in quarter of a century of journalism but with all honesty, while it’s been a lot of fun, so many of the stories I’ve written have been of a recurring nature, resurfacing again and again over the years.

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