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July 18, 2016

50 Years of Israeli Occupation, Told Through the Eyes of an Author

Irish author Colm Toibin toured the West Bank last week to collect material for his contribution to an a 2017 anthology. continue reading ›
July 12, 2016

Despite Global Criticism, Israel Approves Contentious ‘NGO Law’

Critics say law, which mandates special requirements for NGOs that get most of their funding from foreign governments, disproportionately targets human rights organizations. continue reading ›
July 11, 2016

For Diaspora Jews, the Occupation Can’t Just Be a Spectator Sport

Seeing the reality of Hebron with groups like Breaking the Silence is important. But it’s even more crucial to take the anti-occupation message back into our Diaspora Jewish communities. continue reading ›
July 10, 2016

June 2016 at Breaking the Silence

June newsletter at Breaking the Silence continue reading ›
July 3, 2016

Update from Breaking the Silence: Berelson Prize Rescinded

Update from Breaking the Silence: Berelson Prize Rescinded continue reading ›
July 1, 2016

Mario Vargas Llosa on democracy in Latin America, chaos in Venezuela and fifty years of Israeli occupation

Their literary reflections on all aspects of life in the territories - from the military court system to Ramallah’s hip-hop scene - will be published in 2017 in an anthology organised by Breaking the Silence, a group of former Israeli soldiers trying to bring public attention to the occupation. continue reading ›
June 30, 2016

New Israel Fund Awards Breaking the Silence an Alternative Prize

$20,000 donation almost four times amount of Ben-Gurion University prize nixed by its president. continue reading ›
June 29, 2016

An Israeli University Teaches a Lesson in Spinelessness

By retracting a prize to Breaking the Silence in the name of 'the consensus', Ben-Gurion University has made a dangerous capitulation to the forces that seek to suppress civil society. continue reading ›
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