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November 22, 2015

MK Shaked’s New Bill Stigmatizes, Constrains Left-Wing Israeli NGOs

by AVNER GVARYAHU in The Jewish Week
Without anti- occupation organizations, who will constantly try to remind Israelis that the occupation continues after each military operation? Who will fight to talk about the context of the violence? Who will try to take responsibility and create future change? Read more at continue reading ›
November 9, 2015

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November 2, 2015

The only way to end the violence in Hebron

by YEHUDA SHAUL in +972 Magazine
They tell us that terror and violence must be met with force, and if that doesn’t work — then even more force. But the military occupation of Hebron has not achieved security for either its Jewish or Palestinian residents. continue reading ›
October 21, 2015

Israel Cannot Indefinitely Control The Palestinians

by YEHUDA SHAUL in The Jewish Week
Anyone who thinks that Israel can indefinitely control Palestinians by force suffers from this blindness. And whoever fails to understand the connection between this ongoing control and the violence and fear that have returned to our hearts and streets in recent weeks, could lead us toward more severe disaster than that which we are already experiencing. continue reading ›
October 13, 2015

We Won’t Be Silenced

by RON ZAYDEL in Haaretz
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 ›
October 11, 2015

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September 24, 2015

A 48-Year Long Sin

by NADAV BIGELMAN in The Times of Israel
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

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August 10, 2015

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