Financial Times piece about Simcha Hochman— a dancing Hasid who “believes that music and dance can help people to connect with God”– speaking to David Vajda. Why do editors run this sort of material without any intervention? Imagine if religious Christians were dancing on tanks firing on Baghdad?
Some of my friends even took their van into the fighting zone during the 2006 Lebanon war. They jumped on an Israeli tank, started dancing on it, put Na Nach beanies on the soldiers’ heads and stickers on the tank.
Glorifying a war in which hundreds were killed, including dozens of Lebanese children hit in a building at Qana; and Hezbollah is still regnant across the south of Lebanon. I don’t understand why this stuff gets published.