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  • The fall of the house of Herzl: Israel as a horror flick

    Horror films are often centered around a house: a safe haven. But they are also a place of danger and sometimes a monster in and of themselves. To Israelis, the Jewish state can play all three roles.   Last week my girlfriend Ruthie came up with a scary idea: "Why don't we start watching classic horror films together?" she asked. This would of course be a perfect remedy for a couple suffering from a decline in intimacy: a lack of clinging to one another. I assure you that we have no need for that. We simply love cinema. Ruthie asked…

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