B’Tselem fire not arson, extreme-right continues to incite

Two nights ago, the building that houses B’Tselem, one of Israel’s leading human rights organizations, caught fire. Luckily, no one was seriously injured (though there were minor injuries). The preliminary findings pointed to arson, and many people, including many left-wing activists, assumed this to be correct. I also believed that it was arson. Yesterday morning, the […]

Lessons from Breaking the Silence

The recent public attack on Breaking the Silence (BtS) has caused me to think a lot about my army service. Some thoughts I have already written down, but my it didn’t stop the train from continuing to run. As I have become more politically minded, I have spent more time shying away from talking to people […]

No Voice Given to Those Who Break Silence

I remember the first time I seriously questioned my role in the army. I was sitting in a class learning about the different types of bullets and how their impact affects the body. The regular bullet goes in and stays relatively intact. Another breaks the metal up in your body. The worst one we learned […]