Category Archives: Culture & Society

The Yesha Council Disengagement Plan

Is the annexation of the West Bank imminent?

“Yesha Council” has recently circulated a propaganda video clip, where they demonstrate how by deducting the estimated Gaza Strip population from their demographic calculations, the Jewish majority can remain safe and sound between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, even if Israel were to annex the West Bank.

This campaign may indicate a new direction for the Israeli right-wing… Continue reading

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Middle Class Rage

Israel is experiencing a new and unexpected mass upheaval: its lower and middle-classes are in revolt against a massive decline in its standard of living, due to neoliberal policies of market liberalization over the last decades. But this is also from the huge indirect costs to the taxpayer of supporting the occupation, most protestors ignore… Continue reading

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Domination

Originally appeared in Hebrew on 20/11/2010. English translation by Hava Oz. Where possible links were atltred to point to English sources. Abstract The ideological right in Israel is currently bringing to its culmination an inclusive takeover, which has been in … Continue reading

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Women-trafficking in everyday life: modern Jewish weddings (in Israel)

The original post was posted on January 9th, 2010. Translation by Hava Oz. Many women fantasise about their wedding day, even though this event is a public celebration of their inferiority. Modern weddings among secular and progressive Israeli-Jews are supposedly … Continue reading

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