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From the Press

February 6, 2012

Teachers oppose ministry’s Hebron ‘heritage tours’

For first time in Israel's history, 200 teachers sign letter declaring refusal to participate in the Education Ministry's program. continue reading ›
February 5, 2012

Pro-Peace Group Barred From Leading Hebron Tours

A year ago, Israel’s Education Ministry launched a program to encourage schools to visit Jewish sites in the occupied West Bank town of Hebron, drawing fire from doves who charged the ministry with bringing politics into school trips. The doves’ effort to stop the program failed. continue reading ›
February 3, 2012

A foul smell is rising from Hebron, and it’s here to stay

Everything has to be rethought, dear parents, and it's a good thing we have an education minister who is ensuring reeducation, and a good thing he is drawing conclusions from the results of the Likud primary and announcing the expansion of the Hebron tours to encompass all schools. continue reading ›
January 30, 2012

Students must be exposed to the Israeli occupation

The so-called heritage curriculum introduced by Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar hides the occupation and its injustices from pupils. continue reading ›
January 29, 2012

Breaking the mold / High-school students to visit Hebron with Breaking the Silence

Program marks the first time the Education Ministry has granted a school permission to tour Hebron with Breaking the Silence. continue reading ›
January 29, 2012

Israel Police cancel school tour of Hebron with Breaking the Silence

Decision comes hours after Education Ministry says it would allow students to visit Hebron on Sunday and meet with members of group that collects testimony from soldiers who have served in the West Bank. continue reading ›
December 16, 2011

IDF soldiers: Problem in West Bank isn’t Palestinains, it’s Jews

'Our purpose there is to protect the Jews, but they generate many of the problems. It's very confusing,' says combat soldier discharged last year. continue reading ›
December 11, 2011

Breaking the Silence photo exhibition at Les Halles gallery in Brussels

Opening hours: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday from 13:00 - 18:00 Thursday from 13:00 - 21:00 continue reading ›
November 18, 2011

Landau Up Close and Personal

Former diplomatic and managing editor of The Jerusalem Post and former editor-in-chief of Ha’aretz, David Landau, spoke to invited guests at a breakfast in Sydney today on behalf of the New Israel Fund Australia. continue reading ›
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