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From the Press

November 10, 2015

How Settlers’ Call for Force Masks the Occupation

Back to the basics: There is no justification for murder or for harming innocent people. But if terror is not a natural phenomenon, we should also ask which conditions may encourage the development of terror, and whether we are prepared to do something to change those conditions. continue reading ›
November 2, 2015

The only way to end the violence in Hebron

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 20, 2015

Israel Cannot Indefinitely Control The Palestinians

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 19, 2015

Interview: Elisheva Goldberg of the Center for Jewish Nonviolence

Diaspora Jews join on-the-ground activism in West Bank. continue reading ›
September 23, 2015

We Won’t Be Silenced

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 ›
September 22, 2015

A 48-Year Long Sin

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 ›
July 28, 2015

Breaking the Silence is a legitimate group that should be encouraged, not silenced

The opposition's silence at the increasing attacks on the group reflect the apologetic and fearful tone typical of Israel's new center-left. continue reading ›
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