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July 3, 2016

Update from Breaking the Silence: Berelson Prize Rescinded

Update from Breaking the Silence: Berelson Prize Rescinded continue reading ›
May 22, 2016

The State Attorney is Scapegoating the Soldiers

Today, we are facing a new low in this campaign against us, perhaps the most concerning yet - both in terms of its potential to harm the activities of the organization, but also in terms of its potential repercussions for Israeli democracy. continue reading ›
May 13, 2016

Blood Soiled Hands and the Dreams of Our Fathers (On Israel Independence Day)

by YEHUDA SHAUL in Jewschool
There are those who purport to describe our protracted military occupation of the territories as a ‘’temporary project,’’ and as a necessary part of our “security.” It is hard to take this claim seriously. continue reading ›
April 24, 2016

April 2016 at Breaking the Silence

April newsletter at Breaking the Silence continue reading ›
April 17, 2016

The silencing attempts continue

Over the past six months we have found ourselves the targets of incessant attacks and harassment, through phone calls, e-mails, and messages threatening both us and our families. That you already know. What you probably don't know is that behind the scenes, our website has received unprecedented cyber attacks in size and scope. continue reading ›
April 13, 2016

Position Paper – The impact of relations between the Settlers and IDF soldiers in the West Bank

mongst other topics, the testimonies shed light on the extremely close relations and strategic partnership between the IDF and the settlers. The testimonies demonstrate the way in which settlers take part in - alongside and in coordination with security forces - the enforcement of control over Palestinians. continue reading ›
April 13, 2016

Letter to the Chief of General Staff of the IDF

As the IDF Chief of General Staff you are responsible for the well being of IDF soldiers. As the individual entrusted to ensure the army’s appropriate ethical functioning and the security of the State of Israel, we request that you do not close your eyes in the face of the disturbing reality painted by both the occurrence in Hebron and the hundreds of testimonies that we have gathered for over 10 years. continue reading ›
March 23, 2016

Bibi, Leave My Grandparents Out of Your Politics

by YULI NOVAK in Haaretz
I work for Breaking the Silence. But why should my grandparents be woken up by a 1 A.M. phone call telling them their granddaughter is a whore? Will anyone end the incitement? continue reading ›
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