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September 23, 2015

We Won’t Be Silenced

Our appeal to the Israeli public is derived from the understanding that, in a democratic country, the public citizenry is responsible for the policies and actions of their state, and it’s the same public’s responsibility to change the path along which it chooses to walk. continue reading ›
September 22, 2015

A 48-Year Long Sin

As a Jew, an Israeli, and a former soldier, I cannot forget, and I expect the same of the society to which I belong. I expect us all to question the orders that guide our soldiers in Gaza. What was the policy that informed these orders? Is this policy decent and correct in our eyes? Perhaps the most painful sin that we have committed this year is our failure to take responsibility for our part in what happened last summer. continue reading ›
September 13, 2015

August 2015 at Breaking the Silence

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August 10, 2015

July 2015 at Breaking the Silence

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July 28, 2015

Breaking the Silence is a legitimate group that should be encouraged, not silenced

The opposition's silence at the increasing attacks on the group reflect the apologetic and fearful tone typical of Israel's new center-left. continue reading ›
July 26, 2015

Lapid slams Kibbutz Movement for inviting Breaking the Silence to address youth

Kibbutz Movement says speakers at event in questions also included IDF officers, group that seeks to promote image of soldiers abroad. continue reading ›
July 21, 2015

‘For the first time in history, Jews can take part in war from home’

Avi Benayahu, who served as IDF Spokesperson during both Operation Cast Lead and the Mavi Marmara incident, explains his worldview and tactics in a lecture obtained by +972 Magazine. continue reading ›
July 17, 2015

Israeli army investigating Gaza incidents reported on by Breaking the Silence

Military does not say which ones it is looking into, but soldiers' testimonies in report include shooting at civilians, destroying property and looting cars. continue reading ›
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