Mar. 23, 2017
Jews who claim to love Israel but who knowingly endorse organizations that declare that Israel is fundamentally illegitimate are actually much worse than enemies of the state. They are, many Israelis believe, just traitors. That is precisely where the Knesset’s law gets it exactly right. Its unfortunate amateurishness notwithstanding, the law states unabashedly what many frustrated Israelis have long wanted to say: traitors simply have no right to enter the country whose destruction they actively abet.