Most politicians, journalists, professors and other professional gadflies are acting like an “Amen corner” as Prime Minister Netanyahu steers the country through the crisis. Has the time come to be more critical?
A revered 92 year old rabbi decided to keep ultra-Orthodox schools open, in defiance of the Prime Minister and Health Minister, because studying Torah is our best protection from the coronavirus. Now what?
At 1 a.m., Netanyahu’s cabinet decides to grant the Shin Bet, Israel’s secret service, the power to track COVID-19 sufferers and, along the way, the rest of us, too. Do desperate times demand such desperate measures, or is this a step (way) too far?