Calling A Pogrom A Pogrom

On Sunday December 14's Beyond The Pale, I read on air from a chilling news story, A Settler Porgrom from the Receiving End, by Haaretz journalist Avi Issacharoff.  The story had been reprinted in The Forward, which in a lead editorial commenting on the growing settler violence asked rhetorically: "Is this what happens to a 2,000-year-old ethical tradition when its transplanted to a sovereign soil?  Can a moral system with such a profound infludence on world culture break down in a mere six decades?"