Raz Ben-Shalom Amitzur, 19, stabbed an Arab man in the back, chest, abdomen and arm several times, which is the most serious assault committed by the gang.
The motive of the extremist attack was to "prevent the 'assimilation' of Jews and Arabs in Be'er Sheva," Israeli police said.
And somewhere along that time is when I connected with an old and adored acquaintance who was bright-eyed and brilliant, successful and goyish. And as we walked outside into the cold night and stood near one another, it was clear that we were teetering at an edge. He leaned in and kissed me, and I was not surprised at all but totally stunned, and pleased.
We made a plan to meet for a drink after a long hiatus, and out of nowhere, I was nervous. I did not think about the fact that he wasn’t Jewish; I kissed him back.
Yet, there was always a gulf, a sea, a great and ungovernable chasm that could not be bridged. I expected things to work because of shared religious and cultural identity. It was not a function of Judaism, or Jewish cultural identity, but the one of the great mysteries of life: the specific interpersonal dynamics at play between two people.
Nevertheless, I persisted in my expectation that I would end up, to end up, with a Jewish man. It was part of a narrative I’d constructed about the shape and direction of my life.
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The men have been charged with terrorism and aggravated assault, the Southern District of the State Prosecutor's Office said in an indictment.
Dating Jewish Men For the Orthodox Jew in the Jewish dating network or using Jewish dating services, marriage is generally foremost on the mind.
Casual dating is generally not heard of in the world of religious Judaism; marriage is always the end goal.
Arabs make up about 17.5 percent of the Israeli population, and the gang's assaults have not been the first attacks in which Jewish men targeted Arab-Jewish relationships.
In 2014, Lehava extremists attacked the wedding of a Muslim man and Jewish woman near Tel Aviv, shouting "Death to Arabs!
I could relate, in many cases so well, but something always fell short.