Ratner writes of a moment in her trip:
Again and again, as I stared at the remnants of ghetto walls, I wondered, baffled, how a people that was forced to live – and die – behind walls could force another people to live – and die – behind walls?
Thank you, Lizzy Ratner. This is the heart of the matter.
And thank you to Phil Weiss and the blog Mondoweiss for hosting great writing and reporting on this painful topic.