I may be able to muster the energy to write more about recent events in Israel in a few hours, or a few days. Right now, I’ll just point you to an excerpt from one of the stories in my forthcoming collection, Quiet Americans, lines I’ve been thinking of since the worldwide condemnation began yesterday morning.
“I talked with my uncle in Haifa this morning. He said, ‘You know, they faulted us for going like sheep to the slaughter, and now they fault us for defending ourselves.'”