Has Israel Finally Learned the Disastrous Lesson of Lag Ba'omer?

Maybe this holiday is meant to be a reminder that unwillingness to compromise on what we feel is rightfully ours can be catastrophic.

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Lag Ba'omer is one of those festivals that reflect a difference between Israel and the rest of the Jewish world. In the Diaspora, it’s more or less a regular day. In Israel, meanwhile, it’s a pyromaniac and...