Gil Mildar
As the song says, a Latin American with no money in his pocket.

Awaken, Resist: Dance Out of Netanyahu’s Shadow

Hey folks! Gather ‘round, we’ve got a real spectacle unraveling! We’re witnessing a meticulously choreographed dance by Benjamin Netanyahu and his band of merry extremists. It’s like watching a cat burglar do the cha-cha in a china shop! They’re orchestrating a grand Judicial Coup with Netanyahu leading the parade and Levin, his devoted sidekick, playing the symphony of betrayal to democracy. It’s a tragicomedy, but the joke’s on us!

Here’s a modified Brazilian nugget for ya: “If ya don’t wanna cause a ruckus, find your corner and mute your off-tunes!” But oh, the justice room in my mind—it’s a circle! No corners to hide in, no shadows to sneak into. But alas, the Supreme Court didn’t get the memo.

So here’s my two cents, “Netanyahu, find yourself a corner in this circular justice room, and if you can’t, take a hike!” It’s a circular room, folks! A place where every truth is laid bare, every shadow is illuminated, and justice does a little jig in its purest form.

And right in the center of this truth ring, we got Occam’s Razor doing the waltz, cutting through the nonsense, revealing the core! It’s the principle of simplicity, folks! It says the simplest explanation, the one with the fewest assumptions, is usually the right one. And when you apply this razor to Netanyahu’s shady dealings, well, it exposes his relentless thirst for power, his schemes to dodge justice. It’s a real theatre, and he’s going for the Oscar!

Israel’s been in the clutches of the far right for almost a year now, and the repercussions are blatant! Coup attempts, pogroms in the Palestinian territories, the rising prominence of religion, the looting of state coffers, and the systematic destruction of civil service. There’s a general disintegration of society, and the Israeli mindset—once a beacon of resilience and innovation—is clouded by a regime that thrives on division and fear.

Netanyahu’s government has managed to plant seeds of discord so deep that it’s practically turned brother against brother, neighbor against neighbor. The escalating tension, the blatant disregard for democratic values—it’s like watching a ship sink while the captain’s too busy playing the fiddle!

It’s a time for soul searching. Everyone understands that Israel won’t be as it was. But what’s to come? The world watches as rationality is ostracized and absurdity is elevated. The dance of contrasts continues, reminding us that the battle between truth and deception is a never-ending dance in the cosmic theatre. The message to Netanyahu and his crew of extremists is clear: Face the music of reason or leave the stage, let the true melody of peace and justice fill the now audible silence.

About the Author
As a Brazilian, Jewish, and humanist writer, I embody a rich cultural blend that influences my worldview and actions. Six years ago, I made the significant decision to move to Israel, a journey that not only connects me to my ancestral roots but also positions me as an active participant in an ongoing dialogue between the past, present, and future. My Latin American heritage and life in Israel have instilled a deep commitment to diversity, inclusion, and justice. Through my writing, I delve into themes of authoritarianism, memory, and resistance, aiming not just to reflect on history but to actively contribute to the shaping of a more just and equitable future. My work is an invitation for reflection and action, aspiring to advance human dignity above all.