Murder as heroism

Murder as heroism

This incident has sparked fierce debate about overlapping issues, including the political and social background to the individual soldier’s action (main focus of this post) and more specific questions about the IDF’s rules of engagement (main focus of the post titled...
A watershed for IDF’s rules of engagement?

A watershed for IDF’s rules of engagement?

For all three videos thus far known about this incident see post titled ‘Murder as heroism’. Shooting of wounded Palestinian is watershed in battle over Israeli army’s rules of engagement – Amos Harel – 27.03.16 The right’s defence of an IDF soldier who shot a...
Hamas, Fatah said to form unity government

Hamas, Fatah said to form unity government

Hamas, Fatah said to agree to elections within 6 months – Avi Issacharoff – The Times of Israel 28.03.16 Divided Palestinian factions hold reconciliation talks in Doha; plans to form unity government reported Read report here And see: Planning for the day...
Reflections of a Lebanese woman in Israel

Reflections of a Lebanese woman in Israel

Reflections of a Lebanese woman in Israel – Carol Jashan – The Times of Israel 28.03.16 Blogger Carol Jahshan did the unthinkable when she ate hummus in Tel Aviv, heard Jews argue politics, and met relatives who stayed behind in ’48 Read Carol’s reflections...
Israeli helping to revive an Aboriginal language

Israeli helping to revive an Aboriginal language

One Israeli’s mission to revive Aboriginal language down under – Ghil’ad Zuckermann – Haaretz 20.03.16 How does a Jewish Israeli who wants to help Australian Aboriginal people undo the injustice done by English colonisers go about revitalizing the...