Writers never had it good. The state never supported them, but now, spearheaded by Culture Minister Miri Regev, it is actually trying to destroy them.
Tsur Shezaf contributes to Haaretz’s weekend supplement and makes documentaries for Israeli television. He has published novels and travel books including the upcoming Hebrew-language “Daesh: A Journey to the Devil’s Doorstep.”
The bombing of the Russian airliner reflects the long conflict between Islamic extremists and Egypt that has spread south to the coastal fantasy land.