|Palestinians try to prevent Israeli soldier from detaining a boy during a protest in the West Bank village Nabi Saleh, August 28, 2015 . The soldier is trying to conceal his identity behind a badly constructed mask. cedit: Reuters|
by Anshel Pfeffer, "Israel"
Whatever these men and their immediate commanders are telling themselves, the true underlying reason more soldiers are covering their faces is shame. No decent person, no matter his politics, wants to go home for Shabbat and see himself online manhandling children and women. Today’s young soldiers are by now a third generation enforcing an occupation that is eating away at our army and our society.