Israel’s Generation Z Flung From Innocence Into War
Mark Shindel and his Israeli friends arrived at the music festival about 1 a.m. and drank and danced until sunrise.
Shindel’s high-school pal Orel Dorf shouted over the music how great it was to share so many happy times. Last year, they traveled to Mexico and Miami, where they had rented Jet Skis and partied at dance clubs on a night that ended with takeout burgers at 6 a.m.
Shindel and his friends, all in their early 20s, belonged to a generation raised with seemingly endless opportunities, free of the existential fears of parents and grandparents traumatized...