Three young Israelis of Ethiopian descent, part of a volunteer delegation to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, discuss “Israel at Heart,” a leadership program at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) open to Ethiopian Israelis.
The sight of 400 Orthodox rabbis marching up Pennsylvania Avenue in their black hats and beards blowing in the wind must have been astonishing to residents of wartime Washington. Also unusual was the date: October 6, 1943, two days before Yom Kippur.
Alex Hershaft’s thesis is a controversial one: that there are undeniable parallels between the Holocaust and the practice of killing animals for food.
Daniel Byman, director of research and a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution and a professor at Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program, on the roots of Jewish terrorism and what can be done to address it.