Profiling Ain’t Equal

Today my husband and I went on a tour of government offices. He held our son’s hand. I pushed the stroller. The security guard saw us, and let me through the stroller gate with both kids. I didn’t even pass through the metal detector. He told my husband, who was …

To Hell With You, America and Europe

Yesterday morning, at 9am, a man stood leaning against the Yafo/King George light rail station. In Jerusalem, if you will. A security guard walked up to him, asked him for his name and what he was up to. Asked him to open his bag. The guy said, “No.” The guard …

The Silent Intifada

Many of us remember the first Intifada – a preplanned mass “uprising” which released a wave of violence throughout Israel. It was conveniently…oh so conveniently, blamed on the fact that a Jew dared to visit the Temple Mount, Israel’s holiest site and the place where Arabs regularly, five times a …