A blessing or colossal curse? What it means to be an Israeli today

When I left Israel, 10 years ago, the media was not yet saturated with unapologetic aggression towards everything Palestinian. One could still hear, here and there, some voices of dissent. Today, the task of watching or listening to a news programme has become excruciating. Israeli journalists, almost without exception, have all taken on the role of defending the homeland,…