Trump's wannabe Israeli surrogate thinks 'political correctness' is a disease; she mocks Arab culture, when she’s not denying it even exists, and she has used coarse language to trash her opponents. Oh, and she used to be one of Israel's cutting-edge left-leaning feminists.
Michal Yudelman O'Dwyer
Michal Yudelman O'Dwyer is a member of the Haaretz English edition editorial staff.
For Tel Avivians who lived through Saddam's threats and missile strikes, the fear of chemical attack was more distinct, more intense than any subsequent wars and intifadas that have struck the city.
Sarid's columns were more akin to poetry than prose, and I dreaded translating them into English as much as I loved reading them in the original Hebrew.
They chide the residents of Tel Aviv for being 'out of touch' with the Israeli 'public;' for brandishing liberal ideals that don't chime with Orthodox Jewish tradition. Why is supporting freedom and equality regarded as such?
We’re winning, say Israel’s leaders, trumpeting the country’s unity under fire; thanks to the equalizing sirens, even Tel Aviv felt less alienated. But we’re living in a bubble that can’t see Gaza’s victims.