The Commemorative Rally for Yitzhak Rabin Played Directly into the Hands of the Right Wing

The commemorative rally for Yitzhak Rabin united Left and Right under a canopy of empty slogans promoting peace and non-violence, and, for all intents and purposes, reinforced the status quo of Peace with Occupation, without raising even one difficult question

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Netanyahu’s transfer plan is met with silent complicity

Netanyahu’s proposal of revoking the status of 100,000 residents of East Jerusalem who live beyond the separation barrier joins a sequence of verbal expressions welded onto a single line of thought and that are aimed also at the Arabs within the Green Line: you are all here by good graces and conditionally. And the silence of the “democratic” political camp reverberates in the background

Complicated justice: Must occupation be the litmus test for the Left?

By Ofer Sitbon While many remember Supreme Court Justice Edmund Levy, who passed earlier this month, for concluding that there is no occupation of the West Bank, Ofer Sitbon says we must see Levy as an activist judge with strong sense of justice for the underprivileged. Everyone had their own Edmund Levy. Since passing away […]

Dr. Karnit Flug’s, New Bank of Israel Governor, Dark Secret

By Assaf Oron The period of Israel’s history that by far saw the largest economic growth, more than any other, was the six years following the Six Day War. And what agricultural, industrial, or hi-tech breakthroughs took place around 1967-1973? None worthy of mention. More than any other single factor, it was the establishment of […]

Europe’s leaders speak out on Israel’s treatment of Palestinian children

By Galit Saporta (Edited by Ami Asher) While the Israeli public and media failed to take any significant notice of a recent UN report criticizing Israel’s policy on children’s arrests and detention, some European officials and NGOs are speaking out about the abuses. It seems that yet another report, this time from the UN Committee […]

Fragmented testimonies: Shattering the rape taboo

By Michal Aviád (Translated from Hebrew by Miriam Erez) One after another, incident after incident, no two of which are alike, yet all linked by a painful silence, film director Michal Aviád shares the stories told to her by women after viewing her film ‘Invisible,’ and explains why it’s important to pass on these stories. […]