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Jika Mandela Orang Palestina

Oleh: Faisal Assegaf

Dunia seolah terguncang dengan wafatnya pemimpin perjuangan anti-apartheid sekaligus mantan Presiden Afrika Selatan Jumat pekan lalu. Kesohoran namanya lintas ras dan benua. Sampai-sampai semua media, termasuk media sosial, seharian mengupas sosok dan jasanya dalam memberangus politik rasis semasa rezim kulit putih berkuasa di negaranya. 617 more words

Israel

Election update – Dec 20th 2014

Last week I discussed the main players and parties in Israel’s 2015 elections. You can read that post here.

So what’s happened in the last week? 802 more words

Current Affairs

Political Chanukkah: "Knesset Member Eli Yishai lighting second Chanukkah candle at Zion Square in Jerusalem"

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Last night the second Chanukkah candle was lit by Chabad and the public event became very political. Unfortunately, hardly anyone paid attention to the Chanukkiya but everyone was filming Knesset Member Eli Yishai who has just left the Shass party due to rivalry with his long – term opponent Aryeh Deri. 270 more words
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Knesset Elections 2015: "Who I may be forced to vote"

Photo: Kikar HaShabbat
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Tonight, the Jewish world is going to light the first Chanukkah candle and this is more important to me than all the Israeli election chaos. 570 more words
Christian Missionaries

Good news: less pesticides on fruits and vegetables

One day before the Knesset disbanded, they approved a dramatic revision in the legislation defining the maximum limits of pesticide residues on foods.  Among the newly forbidden pesticides are… 391 more words

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Israeli elections 2015- the guide for dummies

Surprise! It’s election season again, two years early!

The Israeli Knesset has 120 members who are elected for a four year period. But in a multi-party parliamentary system, keeping a coalition together is hard. 3,219 more words

Current Affairs