I’ve lived in Israel for years and saw the nation in all its wonderful complexity. And even though I’m a big Lorde fan, I knew I wouldn’t be able to enjoy her concert now that she had sided with the BDS movement.
‘You never let me choose. Faith is such a personal issue, it’s so subjective, and yet you always presented it to me as the only option. You never showed me the existence of different kinds of Judaism; you just force-fed me yours. And when I decided to take a different path, you shut me out of your world.’