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January 14, 2015

Why do the settlers want to shut us up?

I saw Israeli citizens living like masters alongside Palestinians living under foreign rule that I helped maintain. Today, when my comrades and I fulfill our civic duty by trying to hold a public debate based on knowledge, Erlich prefers that we keep our mouths shut. continue reading ›
January 1, 2015

Our year at Breaking the Silence 2014

A challenging year is drawing to a close. We bore witness to increased Israeli military control over Palestinians in the occupied territories, yet another bloody military operation conducted in the Gaza Strip, and a renewed wave of racism and violence toward Palestinian citizens of Israel and Israeli citizens at large, who opposed the policies of the Israeli government. continue reading ›
December 2, 2014

November 2014 at Breaking the Silence

November newsletter at Breaking the Silence continue reading ›
November 27, 2014

Note To Adelson: An Occupying Regime Is Neither Democratic, Nor Jewish

by YEHUDA SHAUL in The Jewish Week
While democracy is not an imperative feature of Israel for Adelson, Judaism is. To understand his vision of the Jewish state’s character, there is no need to activate one’s imagination or search in far away places. It is enough to visit Hebron. continue reading ›
November 1, 2014

October 2014 at Breaking the Silence

October newsletter at Breaking the Silence continue reading ›
September 22, 2014

Happy Jewish New Year from Breaking the Silence

September at Breaking the Silence continue reading ›
September 1, 2014

How we grew up: an Israeli veteran on the dehumanising power of military control

by YEHUDA SHAUL in New Statesman
Yehuda Shaul writes of how he and his friends learned to glorify power, and lost their ability to see Palestinians as people whose lives are no less valuable. Now, he and hundreds of others are working to end the occupation. continue reading ›
August 16, 2014

Israel’s shelling of Gaza is a vast game of Russian roulette

by IDAN BARIR in The Telegraph
Artillery fire is a statistical means of warfare. By using it in Gaza, Israel cannot claim it is doing everything in its power to spare the innocent continue reading ›
August 8, 2014

August newsletter

Even during these difficult times, we are doing our best to bring the harsh reality of the occupation in both Gaza and the West Bank before the public in hopes of creating better days to come. continue reading ›
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