An Israeli speaks out

To be an Israeli, you must face the fear that, any day, someone you know, or someone who knew someone you know, will die. Nine years ago, a man named Yair Lapid wrote, in French, an essay describing what this means. He published it on the French Jewish site Terre Promise (“The Promised Land”). Last night, Terre Promise published it again, to mark Israel Independence Day (Yom Ha’Atzmaut).

Yair Lapid teaches a lesson in courage that matters as much today as […]