How Arabic Became a Threat to “Social Cohesion” in Israel

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by Orly Noy Israelis read Sunday morning that Israeli police had mistakenly arrested a Palestinian worker after relying on a Facebook translation of a post he had written a week earlier. The worker had uploaded a photo of himself standing next to… Continue Reading  

Why Is the Israeli Right So Terrified of Cultural Expression?

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by Orly Noy Should a stranger come upon the public discussions happening in Israel over the past few years, he or she would be under the impression that the country is a global cultural powerhouse. From Al-Midan Theater, Jaffa’s Arab… Continue Reading  

For Arab citizens, ‘Jewish and democratic’ means demographic war

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by Orly Noy Israeli citizens who may be feeling doubtful about the efficiency of their country’s institutions should take a hard look at the Jewish Agency’s Settlement Division.

From Umm el-Hiran, the Future of Zionism Looks Bleak

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by Orly Noy Despite the Israel Land Authority’s (ILA) announcement that it would begin demolishing the Bedouin village of Umm el-Hiran Tuesday morning, in order to build a Jewish village in its place, the bulldozers didn’t show up. Instead of… Continue Reading