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February 11, 2016

Breaking the Silence: toward a moral army and a moral country

by ACHIYA SCHATZ in Jerusalem Post
We turn to our society and to the Israeli leadership with two demands: first, assume responsibility to remain aware of the nature of the missions you send us out to carry out and what they entail. Second, change the mission. continue reading ›
February 10, 2016

Breaking the Silence: toward a moral army and a moral country

We turn to our society and to the Israeli leadership with two demands: first, assume responsibility to remain aware of the nature of the missions you send us out to carry out and what they entail. Second, change the mission. continue reading ›
February 5, 2016

‘Blacklisted’ human rights groups sing a defiant tune

Amid an unprecedented wave of delegitimization and attacks on human rights groups in Israel, dozens of organizations throw a mini-festival in Tel Aviv, sending a message that they will not be deterred. continue reading ›
February 4, 2016

Breaking the Silence invites you!

We are very pleased to invite you to a show with a glimmer of hope: "Blacklisted". The event will take place this Friday, February 5, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at Hangar 11 in the Tel Aviv Port. continue reading ›
January 25, 2016

When homophobia becomes a tool for political persecution

The campaign against the Left in Israel reaches a new low: a planned protest at the wedding of an anti-occupation group’s director and her wife-to-be. It shows that when dissent is characterized as treason, there is no area of one’s life that is off-limits. continue reading ›
January 21, 2016

‘I’m breaking the silence because I’m Zionist, Israeli and a patriot’

He is the 'star' of the aggressive Im Tirzu campaign against Breaking the Silence, but has so far preferred to keep quiet. Now, Avner Gvaryahu is fighting back: he responds to his comrades who accused him of lies, talks about the threats to his life, and explains why his organization actually helps Israeli hasbara abroad. continue reading ›
January 19, 2016

Israeli State-funded Settler Group Sent Private Eye to Spy on Human-rights NGOs

Haaretz investigation: Pro-settlement group Regavim commissioned and paid for private investigation into prominent human-rights lawyer and the organizations he represents. continue reading ›
January 5, 2016

Israel’s Human Rights Activists Aren’t Traitors

With timing that seemed to be coordinated with the release of the video, both the ministers of defense and education announced that Breaking the Silence, a group of Israeli military veterans who oppose the occupation, is now barred from speaking to military units and to schools. Both ministers have smeared the organization as anti-Israel. continue reading ›
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