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Israeli soldiers talk about the occupied territories



July 29, 2014

When I served, the Israeli military was the most moral in the world. No more

Once there was widespread Israeli outrage over the bombing of homes in Gaza. Now there is just indifference continue reading ›
July 29, 2014

A Former IDF Soldier Describes The Moment That Changed His Outlook On Operations In Palestinian Territory

But former IDF sergeant Avner Gvaryahu is among the minority of Israelis critical of military operations in Palestinian territories, including the latest three-week war in Gaza. continue reading ›
July 22, 2014

Gaza: ‘Burning the consciousness’

Instead of trying to explain and justify it, we must act to change it. These are the days when we have to say: it's time to end the occupation. continue reading ›
July 16, 2014

How an army of defense became an army of vengeance

I will never forget the evening my friends and I were sent to kill Palestinian police officers in a revenge attack. We went from soldiers sent to defend our families to murderers of innocent people. continue reading ›
July 15, 2014

As an ex-soldier in the Israeli Defense Forces, I’ve seen how shockingly we treat Palestinians

There are moral red lines. Why do we keep crossing them? continue reading ›
June 26, 2014

Envoys support Laurence Brass in Israel criticism row

A group of former Israeli diplomats and politicians have sprung to the defence of Board of Deputies treasurer Laurence Brass over his outspoken comments about the situation of Palestinians on the West Bank. continue reading ›
June 19, 2014

Israeli soldiers speak out on abuse of Palestinians

Yehuda Shaul says disturbing images represent norm in occupied territories continue reading ›
June 18, 2014

Pray for the safety of the kidnapped boys as well as the sanity of Israeli society

Israelis have grown increasingly insular, indignant and intolerant in recent years: this is the incident that could push them over the edge. continue reading ›
June 13, 2014

The Shame of Shuhada Street

In Hebron, Palestinians are subjected to daily indignities—large and small. continue reading ›
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