Israeli justice: High Court rules that village of Walaja may be completely walled in

A recent decsion by the Israeli Supreme Court concerning the village of Walaja, between Bethlehem and Jerusalem,  is probably one of those decisions which is most telling about what in Israel erroneously  is perceived as justice. It is worth to give it some attention, because it illustrates to what extend the law in Israel can [...]

Freedom for Palestine

Nakba In 1995 I was in Israel. It was May and I, with my friends were celebrating יום העצמאות‎ (Yom ha’atzmaut) the holiday that celebrates Israel‘s declaration of independence.‎ It was an exciting and passionate time. I was young, fiercely Jewish, scandalously apolitical and embarrassingly naïve. I understood something of Zionism but not enough to [...]

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