Opinion |

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
Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
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.

Click the alert icon to follow topics:

Comments

SUBSCRIBERS JOIN THE CONVERSATION FASTER

Automatic approval of subscriber comments.

Subscribe today and save 40%

SUBSCRIBE
Already signed up? LOG IN

ICYMI

U.S. antisemitism envoy Deborah Lipstadt and Prime Minister Yair Lapid shake hands, on Monday.

U.S. Envoy: ‘If This Happened in Another Country, Wouldn’t We Call It Antisemitism?’

Dr. Claris Harbon in the neighborhood where she grew up in Ashdod.

A Women's Rights Lawyer Felt She Didn't Belong in Israel. So She Moved to Morocco

Election ad featuring Yair Lapid in Rahat, the largest Arab city in Israel's Negev region.

This Bedouin City Could Decide Who Is Israel's Next Prime Minister

Mohammed 'Moha' Alshawamreh.

'It Was Real Shock to Move From a Little Muslim Village, to a Big Open World'

From the cover of 'Shmutz.'

'There Are Similarities Between the Hasidic Community and Pornography’

A scene from Netflix's "RRR."

‘RRR’: If Cocaine Were a Movie, It Would Look Like This