Israel: New party-old faces & activists' plight
New party-old faces & human rights activists' plight
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-Ins and outs of the political merry-go-round
The PM's private new party Kadima ("forwards") turns out to be a welcome refuge for frustrated old (and less old) Labor horses - Shimon Peres, Haim Ramon, Daliya Itzik. Meanwhile it is Peretz' old-new Labor which attracts spectacular new people such as economy professor Braverman, and the outspoken but very popular media personality Shelly Yechimovitch.
Braverman calls for new economic model
Revenge of the loser by Attila Somfalvi
took revenge against Labor'
Now Shimon Peres is Ariel Sharon's problem
The facade of peace by Amira Hass
In Sharon's shadow by Aluf Benn
-human rights activists unwanted everywhere-
The struggle of ISM activist Andrew Macdonald against deportation by the Israeli authorities got overshadowed when it became known that four CPTers were taken hostage in Iraq. Still, also his is a case of commitment to a humanitarian cause with a lot of courage needed.
read about both &
on this week's anti-wall demonstrations
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In memory of Toma Sik
World citizen, pacifist and admirer of the Bedouin lifestyle
A report by Rayna
Moss and Beate Zilversmidt on how the donated money was
In the hope that Jerusalem will wait
By Meron Benvenisti
The illusion of "a continuation of the disengagement" - which must not be disturbed - is acting as a shield that is absorbing any criticism and is enabling the creation of a consensus behind which all the elements that define themselves as a liberal "center" are coalescing and defending a regime of discrimination and oppression.
A view from Ramallah
From coffee shops to barber shops, Palestinian residents of Ramallah have mixed views, levels of interest on recent developments in Israeli politics
The meteoric rise of 'Paradise Now'
The story of two young Palestinians as they embark upon the last 48 hours of their lives, with bombs fastened to their bodies - another success of Dutch-Palestinian film maker Hani Abu-Assad.
US local release dates
report on its screening in Tel-Aviv & interview with
Kadima Justice minister: West Bank fence is Israel's future border
Justice Minister Tzipi
Livni has stated publicly that the separation fence will
serve as "the future border of the state of Israel" and
that, "the High Court of Justice, in its rulings over the
fence, is drawing the country's borders." Livni's remarks
are in contradiction to the position of the state
prosecution, which she oversees as justice minister.
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