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One Netanyahu and 19 Years of Incitement

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Not long before Rosh Hashanah I saw the movie “Incitement,” which describes the events before the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the night of the murder itself. A bit later I watched the 10 episodes of the TV series “Our Boys,” set in the summer of 2014. The background is the kidnapping-murder of three Jewish teenagers from the West Bank, but the story focuses on the revenge killing – the kidnapping and burning of teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir from East Jerusalem by three young Jews, as well as their arrest and trial.

Benjamin Netanyahu called the series anti-Semitic and said TV production company Keshet “slanders me on a daily basis.” The prime minister presumably watched the series. As for me, one comment: 19 years between one murder and the other. The threads of incitement connecting the two. And one Netanyahu.

The Rabin assassination will always be like a stab in the heart. I know every frame of the footage that was shot in the........

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