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Israel Protests

Sophia Jones

Israelis, Many Of Ethiopian Descent, Stage Mass Protest In Tel Aviv Demanding Equality For All | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.05.2015 | World

TEL AVIV -- Last week's viral video showing an Israeli policeman beating an Ethiopian-Israeli soldier triggered mass protests in Tel Aviv during Sunda...

Thousands Mourn U.S.-Israeli Rabbi Killed In Jerusalem

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2015 | World

By Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews swayed in prayer at the funeral of U.S.-Israeli ra...

This Is How The Unrest In Jerusalem Has Unfolded In Recent Weeks

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.20.2014 | World

On the night of October 29, a 32-year-old Palestinian opened fire at a meeting of right-wing Israeli activists in Jerusalem. Moataz Hejaz fled the sce...

Israeli Lawmaker Makes Shocking Comment About Refugees

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

Miri Regev, a member of the Israeli parliament from the right-wing Likud Party, told protesters during a public demonstration on Wednesday that Sudane...

The Future of J14 in Israel

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 01.08.2012 | World
Brent E. Sasley

J14 is important because of how it began and what it represents, but the key consideration now is how it will pursue its goals of social justice, raising the quality of public services, and changing Israel's socio-economic structures.

Rosh Hashana 5772: Hope And Israel's Social Justice Movement.

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Carlo Strenger

The social justice movement is the beginning of a process of healing: the realization that political process can work through dialogue rather than by power alone...

PHOTOS: 450,000 Israelis Hit The Streets In Country's Largest Demonstration

Posted 11.05.2011 | World

Over 450,000 Israelis hit the streets this weekend to protest the rising cost of living in the Mediterranean country. Demonstrations were held in citi...

Social Justice Unites Israel More Effectively Than Nationalism

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.01.2011 | World
Carlo Strenger

Israeli society and its polity have moved towards increasing fragmentation. As opposed to the picture Israel's right wing tries to paint, it goes way beyond the tensions between Jews and Arabs.

Is Israel Beginning to Change?

Anders Persson | Posted 10.18.2011 | World
Anders Persson

When Israelis get out of their protest tents and start debating whether three security guards are more valuable than three teachers, a completely new political debate might open up in Israel.

In an Israel Reborn, a Glimpse of a New Israeli

Bradley Burston | Posted 10.11.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

What if, in choosing the Israel we want Israel to become, ordinary people decided they could no longer wait?

A Pessimistic Take on the Likely Outcomes of the Protests in Israel

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 10.09.2011 | World
Brent E. Sasley

Israeli politics is not easily swayed in new directions even by major "shocks," and particularly by public opinion -- which policymakers have traditionally ignored.

A Middle East Without a Peace Process?

Time | Tony Karon | Posted 07.16.2011 | World

Welcome to the post-peace process: The drama that unfolded on Israel's boundaries on Sunday as 12 Palestinians were killed in a wave of unarmed civil ...

Blinding the Witnesses

Naomi Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Naomi Klein

There is something way too literal about Israel shooting out the eye of a witness to its crimes. This photograph of Emily Henochowicz's bandaged face needs to be seen by the world.

Palestinian Protesters Dress As 'Avatar' Characters (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) JERUSALEM -- Palestinian protesters have added a colorful twist to demonstrations against Israel's separation barrier, painting themselves blue a...

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Why So Global?

Jared Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jared Cohen

What is it about the Arab-Israeli conflict that makes it evoke emotion on such a global scale across such a diverse set of populations? Why does this issue dominate other more local grievances?