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School daze

"As the twig is bent, so grows the tree."

Credit: Yaakov (DryBones) Kirschen.
Credit: Yaakov (DryBones) Kirschen.

In Israel it’s “back to school” today for 2.5 million Israeli students (who technically started school on Friday).  

The eager young innocents entering our educational system this year are not “innocents.” During the long summer vacation they were exposed to, and bent by, the destructive divisiveness that has gripped and distorted the Israel in which they are growing up.

 I worry.

“As the twig is bent, so grows the tree.”

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