Where is the Rabbi? Shireen Abu Akleh’s Via Dolorosa

Israeli police attack mourners at funeral for slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Image is a capture from a video clip circulating on social media ( https://fb.watch/c_28BmgFX9/).

Of the hundreds of thousands of images flowing in quick succession on social media in the aftermath of Shireen Abu Akleh’s extrajudicial execution undertaken by a State actor, namely Israel, three in particular will never leave me.

I’ll start with the most surrealist of the three, the one that made me want to poke someone in the ribs and shout, “Wait, go back; did you see that?” It comes from the…

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Rima Najjar

Rima Najjar

Palestinian and righteously angry