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November 1, 2014

October 2014 at Breaking the Silence

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November 1, 2014

In West Bank, Israeli troops still escort Palestinian children to school

A decade later, a dozen Palestinian children trudge up the rocky hilltop here flanked by Israeli troops in full body armor. The soldiers are escorting them past a Jewish settlement harboring teens and adults who have attacked the youngsters with sticks and stones. continue reading ›
October 23, 2014

‘IDF don’t see Palestinian people as people, children as children’

The order is very clear - if you need to arrest him or detain him, then you do it. If he is 10-years old you would also do it. After a while you stop looking at people as people, you stop looking at children as children, former IDF soldier Nadav Bigelman, told RT’s In the Now show. continue reading ›
October 6, 2014

H2: the experience of a generation

Palestinians whose houses are on the a-Shahuda are prevented from leaving home by their front doors and must exit by climbing through their roofs and down the back of the building. There was a time when Hebron was undivided. continue reading ›
September 22, 2014

Happy Jewish New Year from Breaking the Silence

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September 8, 2014

A War of Choice in Gaza

The only certainty now is that this will happen again unless the situation in Gaza changes. That in turn necessitates Palestinian unity and renunciation of violence. It also hinges on a change in the Israeli calculus that settlement extension, a divided Palestinian movement, and vacuous blah-blah on a two-state peace are in its interest, whatever the intermittent cost in blood. continue reading ›
September 7, 2014

The Work.

A group of, mostly Israeli, volunteers spent the day helping to clean up the yard, which is their only pathway home. continue reading ›
September 4, 2014

How can you protest against Ferguson yet ignore the Israeli occupation?

American Jews have historically been on the right side of the struggle for civil rights, but when it comes to Israeli atrocities, some go mum. continue reading ›
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