Posts Tagged ‘israelis’

Otzma Yehudit is out. Does that mean Israelis reject Kahanism?

While the Kahanist Otzma Yehudit party failed to pass the electoral threshold, the latest national elections in Israel saw the normalization of Kahane’s particular brand of overt racism. Right wing activists attend a ceremony honoring the late Rabbi Meir Kahane in Jerusalem on November 17, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) Twenty-one years ago, Rabbi Meir Kahane […]

Netanyahu might be on his way out, but Israelis remain firmly right wing

Voters might be weary of Netanyahu’s decade-long reign, but the numbers show that the vast majority of Israelis remain consistent in their voting habits. Israelis protest against a joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony in Tel Aviv on April 17, 2018. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90) The cashier at an organic food shop in Tel Aviv was a burly man […]

In Tuesday’s election, Israelis made it clear: Netanyahu’s time is up

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 For most Israelis, the general election on Tuesday was about one thing and one thing only. Not the economy, nor the occupation, nor even corruption scandals. It was about Benjamin Netanyahu. Should he head yet another far-right government, or should his 10-year divisive rule come to an end? Barring a last-minute […]

Israelis have shown Netanyahu the door. Can he inflict more damage before he exits?

For most Israelis, the general election on Tuesday was about one thing and one thing only. Not the economy, nor the occupation, nor even corruption scandals. It was about Benjamin Netanyahu. Should he head yet another far-right government, or should his 10-year divisive rule come to an end? Barring a last-minute upset as the final […]

Why Israelis are going to the polls for a second time this year

Five things you should know about the second Israeli national elections in six months. By +972 Magazine Staff Israeli citizens cast their ballots at a voting station in Jerusalem, during the Knesset elections on April 9, 2019. (Hadas Parush/Flash90) How do Israeli elections work? Israel is a multi-party system, which means several parties […]

The Dancing Israelis: FBI Docs Shed Light on Apparent Mossad Foreknowledge of 9/11 Attacks

NEW YORK — For nearly two decades, one of the most overlooked and little known arrests made in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks was that of the so-called “High Fivers,” or the “Dancing Israelis.” However, new information released by the FBI on May 7 has brought fresh scrutiny to the possibility that the […]

Israelis brutally beaten in Poland club, attackers said to scream ‘f**k Israel’

Several Israelis were brutally assaulted in Poland after the assailants asked where they were from, the brother of one of the victims alleged on Sunday. Barak Kashpizky posted to Facebook a pair of pictures of his bloodied twin brother Yotam, taken shortly after the attack, in an account that quickly went viral. In it, Kashpizky […]

NYT Presents Murder of a Palestinian Boy as ‘National Trauma’—for Jewish Israelis

A recreation of a crime scene on HBO‘s Our Boys. NYT implies that the horrific murder of a Palestinian boy by Israeli Jewish boys in 2014 was an extraordinary incident (usually the roles are reversed) and a “national trauma” for Israel. by Jim Naureckas, reposted from FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting HBO has a series based on […]

Hello Israel I: Dancing Israelis and Artistic Pursuits

via Hello Israel I: Dancing Israelis and Artistic Pursuits Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/09/04/hello-israel-i-dancing-israelis-and-artistic-pursuits/ Related Posts Choose your pursuits carefully – Ten habits that will dramatically improve your life     In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable The Red Shoes, a young girl longs for a pair Ottmar Obermaier’s Sculptures of Physical Prowess, Athletic Pursuits and Beauty From German […]

Religious Israelis: Do you want to build the Jerusalem Third Temple?

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British woman who recanted Cyprus rape claim against Israelis released on bail

A 19 year-old British woman facing criminal charges in Cyprus for allegedly falsely accusing 12 Israeli teenagers of raping her was released on bail on Thursday, according to local news reports. The woman pleaded not guilty in a court hearing on Tuesday to a public mischief charge for making what prosecutors say was a false […]

West Bank IED Attack Kills and Injures Israelis- A Closer Look

Earlier this Friday morning an IED attack, conducted inside the occupied West Bank, killed one Israeli and injured two others. The incident has been blamed on unidentified Palestinians, who were said to have planted the IED the night prior to the incident, before detonating it upon the arrival of the Israeli settlers to the location. […]

In Kyiv, PM vows to advance pensions for Israelis with Ukrainian roots

KYIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, , during a visit to Kyiv Monday, promised to push forward a never-implemented agreement to give Ukrainian immigrants living in Israel access to their pensions from their home country. Netanyahu is in Ukraine for a two-day trip, where he met with new President Volodymyr Zelensky and announced that […]

33-Day War showed Israelis’ humiliation to world: Iranian MP

MNA – A senior Iranian lawmaker congratulated the anniversary of Hezbollah’s victory against the Israeli regime in the 33-Day War, saying the resistance movement deeply humiliated the Israeli regime by inflicting a fiasco upon it in 2006. “By overcoming the Israeli’s invasion, Hezbollah destroyed the regime’s fictitious invincibility and proved to the world the fact […]

How ‘cultural racism’ helps Israelis rationalize inequality, discrimination

‘Cultural racism’ blames minorities for their inequality by suggesting that their low social position is due to a lack of effort or failure to adjust to a Western way of life. But active and institutional racism is the real culprit. By Rachel Shenhav-Goldberg Israeli police surround an Ethiopian Israeli woman at a protest […]

Israelis gang rape teen in Cyprus

Blog of Staś Staś Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/07/17/israelis-gang-rape-teen-in-cyprus/ Related Posts Otzma Yehudit is out. Does that mean Israelis reject Kahanism? While the Kahanist Otzma Yehudit party failed to pass the electoral threshold, the latest Netanyahu might be on his way out, but Israelis remain firmly right wing Voters might be weary of Netanyahu’s […]

Twelve Israelis arrested in Cyprus on suspicion of gang raping tourist

Cypriot authorities have arrested a group of 12 Israelis on suspicion of gang raping a 19-year-old female tourist in the country’s Mediterranean resort town of Ayia Napa. The English-language daily newspaper Cyprus Mail reported on Wednesday that the Israeli citizens raped the woman in the hotel, where she has been staying during her visit. The report […]

Ethiopian-Israelis protest in Jerusalem as cop who killed teen is freed

Dozens of Ethiopian-Israelis and their supporters protested in Jerusalem on Monday as a police officer accused of killing a teenage member of the community last month was released from house arrest. Seven protesters were arrested as police cleared demonstrators who were disrupting traffic near the Knesset. The protest came as a Knesset committee met to […]

Liberman: Future peace deal with Palestinians must include Arab Israelis

Yisrael Beytenu chief Avigdor Liberman on Monday said Israel could come to no peace agreement with the Palestinians unless such a deal also addressed what he called the Jewish state’s even more intractable conflict with its Arab citizens. “We do not have a separate conflict with the Palestinians, and anyone who claims so, does not […]

As raids on occupied ‘Issawiya escalate, Israelis arrest a Palestinian mother to pressure her son to turn himself in

West Bank / Jerusalem / Israel Jerusalemite mother arrested to pressure her son to turn himself in to Israeli police JERUSALEM (WAFA) 4 July – Israeli security forces today arrested a Palestinian mother from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-‘Issawiya, reportedly to pressure her son to hand himself over to the police, according to […]

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