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Freedom Theatre under attack – again

In the early hours of March 19, Israeli soldiers took Mustafa Sheta from his home.  Sheta’s arrest came a few days before the Freedom Theatre’s annual General Assembly in Jenin. This is the latest in a long series of assaults … Continue reading

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Israel: the morning after

Two Jewish responses to yesterday’s elections in Israel.  Both are published on Mondoweiss, March 18, 2015. Netanyahu won.  Now what?  Avigail Abarbanel. Who can save Israel now?  Philip Weiss. Avigail Abarbanel: “The message to those of us who support the … Continue reading

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“Israel has always been crazy”

Cutting through the white noise of relentless propaganda, impressive plain-speaking from Jewish psychotherapist Avigail Abarbanel, born and raised in Israel, now living in Scotland.  It’s her response to Phil Weiss’s editorial [Psst! Is Israel Going Crazy? in which Weiss details … Continue reading

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War crimes

Day 19 of the Israeli attack on Gaza. The toll until now: 928 Palestinians killed, 764 of them civilians, including 215 children and 118 women 4,663 Palestinians wounded, mostly civilians, including 1,358 children and 932 women 561 houses destroyed and … Continue reading

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A desperate plea from an Israeli Jew

Via Jewish Voice for Peace: “My name is Eran Efrati, I am Jewish, a veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces, and a 7th generation Jerusalemite. What I’ve seen in Israel over the last few weeks is beyond anything I have … Continue reading

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Love in struggle

Meet Taiseer from Akka (in Israel) and Lana from Jenin (in the occupied West Bank). This week human rights advocates launched a remarkable new website — loveunderapartheid.com — to share stories of Palestinians struggling to maintain love and family relationships … Continue reading

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