Cripples or Thugs?

Cripples or Thugs?

Israeli soldiers raided the Qawasmeh home on June 30, 2014, ostensibly looking for Palestinian suspects in the aftermath of the kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers.

"They didn’t leave one glass unbroken,” says Umm Sharif Qawasmeh.

Photo: Kelly Lynn, via Mondoweiss.Net.


[Fima] was thinking: In the middle of the day, in broad daylight, in the middle of Jerusalem, they're already walking around with guns in their belts. Was the sickness implicit in the Zionist idea from the outset? Does every battered child have to grow up into a violent adult? Do we have to be either cripples or thugs? Is there no third alternative?

Amos Oz, Fima (1991)


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