A Palestinian teen who tried to stab an Israeli woman in the West Bank was run over and shot to death. Her father, imam of the refugee camp where she grew up, says his daughter was 'responding to the occupation.'04:30 28.11.15 | 0 comments
Indeed, it is frightening that there is even the possibility of a racist like Leierman entering the government. Elsewhere in the world, one articulating his world view would appropriately be chastised as a right wing racist. And now Israel is preparing to welcome such a person. Complement this with the recent announcement by Naftali Timor that Israel and Australia should be aligned on the basis of their white skins and one needs to shudder at what is happening in Israel. As one who has been a consistent supporter of Israel, it is becoming increasingly difficult and onerous to speak up on behalf of the state.