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Vaxing Public Policy

As with many Western countries, Israel also has it’s share of “anti-vaxxers”.

I know such people, but didn’t really think that it was an issue on the radar of policy-makers until I saw this… 341 more words

Life In Israel

Lapid's Ultra-Orthodox Government

“The Prime Minister has decided to do anything to stay in power”.

Thus spake former Treasury Minister Yair Lapid, condemning Netanyahu’s concessions to the Ultra-Orthodox parties. 406 more words

Netanyahu

Zionism is not a dirty word. Let us reclaim the narrative

Anyone who swims in the murky waters of the internet and the lower reaches of social media will have come across anti-Israel “activists” – antisemites by any other name – who take great delight in calling anyone who defends Israel a “Zionist”, as if that were a dirty word.  1,681 more words

Mideast News

Principales candidatos para las elecciones legislativas en Israel del próximo 17 de marzo

Benjamín Netanyahu:

En el poder desde 2009 tras un primer mandato entre 1996 y 1999, el actual primer ministro, de 65 años, aspira a su tercer mandato consecutivo. 836 more words

Israel

Working Charedim

The denial came very quickly. Former Eida HaCharedis (unofficial) spokesman Shmuel Chaim Pappenheim is featured in a Yesh Atid ad promoting the idea of Charedim learning secular subjects (English and math) and getting jobs. 1,172 more words

Israel

The response from Israel: 'cheap propaganda' & hate-filled satire

The antisemitism smear was the anticipated response of Israel’s apologists to the artists’ pledge for human rights. Indeed that is what makes signatories courageous individuals. What was feared but less anticipated was the extent to which that smear would be sharpened – and then given a platform in the mainstream press – to hold pledge signatories responsible for the deadly targeting of Jews. 764 more words

APUK In The Media

The Yair Lapid Revolution

Yair Lapid. Yesh Atid/יש עתיד (in Hebrew).

If you have had a little peek into Israeli politics in the last couple of years, the name “Yair Lapid” and the political party by the name “Yesh Atid” will certainly ring a bell to you. 4,206 more words