Another Tack: A sheer blindfold for show

Last week’s High Court decision to open Route 443 to both Jewish and Arab traffic generated lots of squawk. However, another decision, only months earlier, to forbid “mixed” traffic failed to excite much interest. The petitions in both cases were nearly identical, yet the rulings appear completely contradictory. One common denominator, though, does stand out – both decisions are detrimental to Jews. No way can the High Court of Justice be accused of inconsistency – not even when it blatantly applies diametrically different logic to different litigants. Continue reading