Category Archives: Israel/Palestine

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“For the first time in history, Jews can take part in war from home”

By Noam Sheizaf |Published July 21, 2015 ‘For the first time in history, Jews can take part in war from home’ Avi Benayahu, who served as IDF Spokesperson during both Operation Cast Lead and the Mavi Marmara incident, explains his

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“For the first time in history, Jews can take part in war from home”

By Noam Sheizaf |Published July 21, 2015 ‘For the first time in history, Jews can take part in war from home’ Avi Benayahu, who served as IDF Spokesperson during both Operation Cast Lead and the Mavi Marmara incident, explains his

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Max Blumenthal: The Next Gaza War

Tomgram: Max Blumenthal, The Next Gaza War Max Blumenthal July 16, 2015. We’ve just passed the first “anniversary” — if such a word can even be used with such a catastrophe — of Operation Protective Edge, Israel’s third invasion of the

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Max Blumenthal: The Next Gaza War

Tomgram: Max Blumenthal, The Next Gaza War Max Blumenthal July 16, 2015. We’ve just passed the first “anniversary” — if such a word can even be used with such a catastrophe — of Operation Protective Edge, Israel’s third invasion of the

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Israeli sniper: Why I Broke the Silence

Why I Broke the Silence I was hoping I could use my knowledge to help defend my country, but when the moment of truth arrived, I was sent to the occupied territories to control a civilian population. By Nadav Weiman

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Israeli sniper: Why I Broke the Silence

Why I Broke the Silence I was hoping I could use my knowledge to help defend my country, but when the moment of truth arrived, I was sent to the occupied territories to control a civilian population. By Nadav Weiman

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Amira Hass: In Israel, we walk amongst killers and torturers

In Israel, we walk amongst killers and torturers The harassment of the Al-Midan Theater stems from envy of our subjects’ ability to overcome oppression, to think and create, in defiance of our image of them as inferior. By Amira Hass

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Amira Hass: In Israel, we walk amongst killers and torturers

In Israel, we walk amongst killers and torturers The harassment of the Al-Midan Theater stems from envy of our subjects’ ability to overcome oppression, to think and create, in defiance of our image of them as inferior. By Amira Hass

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Palestinian bravery vs. the Israeli army

Palestinian bravery vs. the Israeli army Had it not been for the cameras, the eyewitness reports about the armed soldiers who beat Shadi al-Ghabashi would have been dubbed ‘allegations’ – statements whose credibility should be doubted. By Amira Hass |

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Palestinian bravery vs. the Israeli army

Palestinian bravery vs. the Israeli army Had it not been for the cameras, the eyewitness reports about the armed soldiers who beat Shadi al-Ghabashi would have been dubbed ‘allegations’ – statements whose credibility should be doubted. By Amira Hass |

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Gaza – The man who cooks with the sun

The man who cooks with the sun Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Here’s a story about ingenuity and creativity. If you wish, you can see it as a testament to how the human spirit prevails even under the toughest conditions.  If

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Gaza – The man who cooks with the sun

The man who cooks with the sun Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Here’s a story about ingenuity and creativity. If you wish, you can see it as a testament to how the human spirit prevails even under the toughest conditions.  If

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The Day After – Neve Gordon on the IDF’s new tactics

LRB Online · 4 May 2015 Neve Gordon on the IDF’s new tactics Several months ago, a young woman working in Kibbutz Dorot’s carrot fields noticed a piece of paper lying on the ground with a short inscription in Arabic.

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The Day After – Neve Gordon on the IDF’s new tactics

LRB Online · 4 May 2015 Neve Gordon on the IDF’s new tactics Several months ago, a young woman working in Kibbutz Dorot’s carrot fields noticed a piece of paper lying on the ground with a short inscription in Arabic.

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Report: Army veterans slam IDF policy in Gaza war

Report: Army veterans slam IDF policy in Gaza war Breaking the Silence organization says principle adopted of minimum risk to soldiers meant more civilian casualties. By Gili Cohen 10:19 04.05.15 Breaking the Silence has harshly criticized the Israel Defense Forces for its

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Report: Army veterans slam IDF policy in Gaza war

Report: Army veterans slam IDF policy in Gaza war Breaking the Silence organization says principle adopted of minimum risk to soldiers meant more civilian casualties. By Gili Cohen 10:19 04.05.15 Breaking the Silence has harshly criticized the Israel Defense Forces for its