Tag Archives: Democracy

Speak Out Against New Israeli BDS Entry Ban Law

Let the Government of Israel Know You Oppose the New Law Barring Entry Based on Political Opinion On March 6, 2017, the Israeli Knesset enacted a new law banning entry of foreigners who advocate for boycotts, divestment or sanctions (BDS) …

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The AIPAC Disconnect

A visitor to the AIPAC website, http://www.aipac.org/ will find in the mission statement, “AIPAC’s mission is to strengthen the ties between the United States and its ally Israel”; under the rubric of shared values, “And both have evolved into democracies …

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Israel’s Youngest Knesset Member Sworn In Today

Press Release Israel’s Youngest Knesset Member Sworn In Today Media Advisory: For Immediate Release New York, NY, February 5, 2013 CONTACT: Aliza Becker Two years ago, a young Israeli woman made headlines and history as the leader of the unexpected …

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What do the Israeli Elections Mean? Answers from Kenneth Bob

Ameinu President Kenneth Bob answers some common questions raised in the wake of the recent Israeli elections How should one interpret the election results? The common reporting by the Israel press about a narrowing right and center-left split of 61-59 …

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Netanya’s Undemocratic Elections Panel

This was the first time I left a panel while it was still in progress. And of all places, it was in Netanya, the town of my birth and the place where I first learned to pronounce the word “democracy.” …

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Origins of Democratic Socialism in Israel: Foundations and Leadership

The Origins of Democratic Socialism in Israel: Foundations and Leadership, covers the Socialist-Zionist history of Israel, with a focus on  communal organizations in the pioneering settlement waves of Israel, as well as other significant, related topics. The book addresses the …

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