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Mairav Zonszein מרב זונשיין 55m
It's becoming very clear that Netanyahu - in his wicked brilliance - is going to use his alliance with Kahanists to promote a "bothsides" argument in which all Palestinian citizens of Israel are portrayed as racists - and the Balad Party specifically as terrorists.
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Edo Konrad 5m
Why does the press compare Balad to the Kahanists? It has nothing to do with anti-Semitism. It has nothing to do with support for terror. It's because Balad's political program poses a challenge to the regime: from one based on Jewish supremacy to one based on civic equality.
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In trying so hard to unseat Netanyahu, most view the new Israeli center as a “just-not-Netanyahu” party, which looks uncannily like the current leadership. Voters should really be demanding that the most likely challengers offer a genuine alternative.
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What can the Israeli left learn from South Africa? Instead of trying to defeat its right-wing rivals, the opposition should propose a platform of equality and humanism.
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Soldiers fired tear gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets at a group of protestors who were hurling stones – against the protest organizers’ request to keep the protest peaceful. Soldiers also fired stun grenades at a group of journalists.
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Addameer director Sahar Francis talks about the pervasiveness of incarceration in Palestinian society, how she and her organization have been targeted by Israeli forces for their work, and holding Israel accountable for the occupation.
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Hundreds of Palestinian, Israeli and international demonstrators marched along Shuhada Street in the West Bank city of Hebron on Friday to protest against segregation in the city and against the expansion of Israeli settlements.
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While Palestinians continue paying the price for the Ibrahimi Mosque massacre, carried out by a Jewish settler 25 years ago, those who share the attacker’s racist ideology are now being offered ministerial positions in Israel’s Knesset.
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+972 Magazine Feb 22
Members of Palestinian human rights groups are more likely to be subjected to arrests than Israeli or international human rights advocates. Those arrests often result in long periods of administrative detention — imprisonment without charge or trial.
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Activestills Feb 22
TODAY IN HEBRON: Palestinians,Israelis and International activists take part in a protest marking the 25th anniversary of Hebron's Ibrahimi Mosque massacre. The protesters call to open the Shuhada street, that is closed for Palestinians ever since. Photos by
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+972 Magazine Feb 22
As party lists are finalized in the lead-up to Israeli elections, the big bangs offer little substantive changes. What does all this mean? And will it influence the chances of a change of government in Israel?
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Dahlia Scheindlin Feb 22
Lapid-Ganz big-bang cd bring change of gov in , but...to unseat , his challengers risk becoming just like him via
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Edo Konrad Feb 22
The condemnations of the Kahanist "Jewish Power" party by American Jewish organizations are a thing to be commended. Kudos, really. Now it's time to unequivocally condemn the prime minister of Israel for making their parliamentary comeback possible.
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+972 Magazine Feb 22
‘As the dust settles and party lists are finalized in the lead-up to Israeli elections, the big picture looks much like it did before the big collisions and reconfigurations. The route to change runs through the center – and the center needs the right.‘
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+972 Magazine Feb 22
Israel has arrested and detained more than 800,000 Palestinians since it occupied the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem in 1967. “It touches every Palestinian home,” says 's Sahar Francis.
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+972 Magazine Feb 22
As party lists are finalized in the lead-up to Israeli elections, the big bangs offer little substantive changes. And the challengers of the center look uncannily like the current leadership.
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+972 Magazine Feb 22
What can the Israeli left learn from South Africa? Instead of trying to defeat its right-wing rivals, the opposition should propose a platform of equality and humanism.
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Dahlia Scheindlin Feb 22
political big bang: What does the - merger mean? To pull off a political earthquake, they need defectors from the right. How far right can they stretch without falling in?
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+972 Magazine Feb 22
In trying so hard to unseat Netanyahu, most view the new Israeli center as a “just-not-Netanyahu” party. Voters should really be demanding that the most likely challengers offer a genuine alternative, writes .
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+972 Magazine Feb 22
Shuhada St. was closed to Palestinians following the Ibrahimi Mosque massacre 25 years ago, in which a Jewish settler killed 29 Palestinian worshipers. The closure has had a detrimental impact on Hebron's Palestinian residents, blocking access to their homes and businesses.
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