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Stav Shaffir on How BDS Strengthens the Right

On Thursday evening, Stav Shaffir spoke to a crowded group of Ameinu staff and supporters.  When asked about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Shaffir noted emphatically that it is a “dishonest movement that strengthens the conservative right wing in …

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Stav Shaffir: The Face of Israel’s New Leadership?

Stav Shaffir was a leading face of Israel’s social protest movement of 2011; tent encampments sprouted throughout the country and hundreds of thousands of citizens poured into the streets to protest the skyrocketing cost of housing and Israel’s shriveling social …

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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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A Journey with Stav Shaffir – Israeli Elections 2013

Israel’s Channel 10 accompanied Stav Shaffir, who’s going to be Israel’s youngest Parliament Member, during the election campaign.

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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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Don’t Need No Education

Breaking down unemployment in Israel underscores the importance of education to a successful economy. More than 60 percent of Israelis with less than an eighth grade education are unemployed, according to the Taub Center in Jerusalem. Employment rates are highest among …

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