Tag Archives: middle-east

איך משחקי ילדותנו הכינו את אחותי לכלא הצבאי

[Click here for English] ביום שני ה-6.2.2017 אחותי עתליה בן-אבא סרבה להתגייס לצבא ונכלאה. עתליה ראתה יותר מהמציאות המורכבת של ארצנו מאשר מרבית בני גילה. היא עשתה שנת שירות בשומר הצעיר ועבדה עם נוער מהפריפריה. היא ראתה את מציאות ההפרדה … Continue reading

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Antisemitism And Its Useful Idiots

All over the world people who challenge Zionism are being accused of antisemitism. You might imagine the one group of dissidents who are safe from this kind of delegitimization is the Israeli Jews—we are not. This cruel irony, when exposed, … Continue reading

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Matrimony on Violated Dirt Roads: Bits on the Firing Zone and Ta’ayush Activity

Abdallah stares for a second, like a chess player that has already picked a move but is now imagining the board after the move has been played, as a final precaution. “This hat – why do you put it on … Continue reading

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Kids Play War: The Struggle of Kufr Qaddum and Footnotes on Violence

The Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Guerrilla of Qaddum’s children is running to and fro with stones and sometimes slingshots, making funny sounds at the soldiers that are lying bored overloaded with weapons and riot gear in the sun on the … Continue reading

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A Spy and an Action – Umm al ‘Amad and al Ma’asara

Not every day does one get to meet a spy. Spies are curious creatures. In an emotional universe of suspicion and secrecy, confrontation with common decency may strike them unprepared. Saturday the 27th of July. Arrival in Umm al-‘Amad. Ezra … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Being in the Wild South

Ta’ayush – living together, living the end of apartheid and separate-ness. To resist by being with. Waking up at 5 AM on Saturday June 15th, 2013, the body is drowsy but the spirits are high as the sun rises gloriously … Continue reading

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