Published on +972 Magazine
Can you hear it? That’s our disappearing freedom of speech. It’s the mainstream Israeli public, too distracted by vacation plans to protest their loss of the right to protest, unaware that they no longer have permission to distinguish between the State of Israel and West Bank settlements.
Published on Haaretz
The ecstatic followers who hoisted Rabbis Dov Lior and Yaakov Yosef on their shoulders upon their release from police questioning over possible incitement were not anarchists denying the rule of law, but a passionate group of citizens rejecting the legal culture of the state in favor of a different legal culture.