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Breaking the Silence about Gaza from Israel: Yehuda Shaul

Guest Post by YEHUDA SHAUL

In November 2012, Israel launched a military operation in the Gaza Strip called “Amud Anan”, the literal English translation of which is, “Pillar of Clouds”. 1,014 more words

Violence-Conflict

Israel: "We'll keep demonstrating until this massacre ends"

This article was originally published in French on Mediapart Le Club. Translation by Théo Koutsaftis.

TEL AVIV — Demonstrations started anew in Tel Aviv, in the beginning of July, after the discovery of three young Israelis’ bodies, murdered in the West Bank, followed by that of a Palestinian youth burned alive in East-Jerusalem. 881 more words

Middle-East

Breaking The Silence

I have been very silent these past few months, but I am nonetheless here. My creative / emotional energy has kind of dried up for the time being so I thought to give a little update for those who are interested. 306 more words

Positivity

Israeli soldiers speak out about IDF atrocities

Here are some extracts from ten hours of testimony in Tel Aviv from Israeli soldiers about atrocities they have witnessed in Palestine. Many more such testimonies have been registered by the… 2,174 more words

Politics

Aufwachen und das Schweigen brechen

„Ich habe drei Jahre gebraucht, um meinen Militärdienst kritisch zu sehen“, sagt Alon. Sohn russischer Einwanderer nach Israel, religiös und politisch konservativer Eltern. Alon ist in einer Siedlung auf der Westbank aufgewachsen. 427 more words

Confrontation

Confrontation – not a pleasant topic. Certainly, it would be more appealing to talk of reconciliation, of mediation, of restoration, of understanding, and of forgiveness. 368 more words

Writing