Israel

Artists Call for Eurovision Boycott, if Event Held in Israel (Pt 1/2)

Artists Call for Eurovision Boycott

February 21, 2019
Danielle Alma Ravitzki explains how the Israeli government uses the Eurovision song contest to whitewash and pinkwash its crimes against Palestinians. This year the contest will take place in Tel-Aviv, and artists from around the world are calling for a boycott
Are Palestinians Living under a Double Occupation? (1/2)

Are Palestinians Living under a Double Occupation?

February 17, 2019
Legislator Mustafa Barghouti discusses President Abbas’s dissolution of the Legislative Council, the attempt to alter the Paris Accords, and explores Palestinians’ life under double occupation. With Israeli elections approaching, the Palestinian leadership does not challenge Israeli political parties to take a position on the occupation
Support for Israel Divides Democrats, A Division Fomented by Republicans

Support for Israel Divides Democrats, A Division Fomented by Republicans

February 10, 2019

Republican Senator Marco Rubio pushes a pro-Israel agenda, while new and younger Democrats question US support for the right-wing government in Israel, says Israeli-American journalist Mairav Zonszein

Why did Hamas Refuse Aid Money from Qatar?

Why did Hamas Refuse Aid Money from Qatar?

February 1, 2019

Imad Al-Soos discusses the massive changes in the relationship between the Israeli government in Hamas in Gaza in the last months, and how Hamas’s new policies affect the lives of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip

The Dilemma of Israel's Joint List Party: Participate or Boycott?

The Dilemma of Israel’s Joint List Party: Participate or Boycott?

January 31, 2019

Dov Hanin was a member of the Israeli Knesset for 12 years. Upon his retirement from the Joint List party, he explains how this party formed and what lies in its future. The shrinking democratic space in the Israeli political system forces non-Zionist citizens to face a tough decision  

Israel’s New Commander in Chief: “We’ll Create a Deadlier Army!”

Israel’s New Commander in Chief: “We’ll Create a Deadlier Army!”

January 31, 2019

Eyal Weizman studied the philosophy that guides Aviv Kochavi, the officer who was just appointed commander of the Israeli military. It is a philosophy that objectifies Palestinians and ignores the human suffering caused by new Israeli technologies and tactics of repression

Netanyahu Forms Alliances with Far-Right Authoritarian Leaders

Netanyahu Forms Alliances with Far-Right Authoritarian Leaders

January 26, 2019

Shir Hever says Netanyahu is abusing his image as a protector of the Jewish people, and cuts deals with far-right and anti-Semitic heads of state, absolving them of their racism towards Jews in exchange for their superficial support for the State of Israel. All this, to win the upcoming Israeli elections

Israeli Companies Sell Spy Tech They Perfected for Occupying Palestine

January 20, 2019

We speak to Antony Loewenstein, author of an article on “Exporting the Technology of Occupation.” He shows the growing connection between Israeli offensive cyber companies and mass surveillance in the service of authoritarian governments around the world