Monthly Archives: March 2013

Reflections on Passover, Redemption, and the Gatekeepers in Tel Aviv

It’s one thing to watch a film like The Gatekeepers from the comfort of the diaspora. It’s another thing entirely to watch it in the heart of Israel. The people in the  film were well known and part of the … Continue reading

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Haaretz Supports Ethical Particularism

In this weekend’s Haaretz magazine, Eva Illouz tackles the idea of ethical particularism. While she doesn’t use those words to describe the stance she presents, through her analysis of Sayed Kashua and Moshe Halbertal’s ideas, a clear attempt to synthesize … Continue reading

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Racist Violence in the Jewish State

It wasn’t exceptionally late, but still, the darkness felt like someone had slipped a heavy black bag over the face of the entire neighborhood. In this part of South Tel Aviv, streetlights tend to go out without warning. Roaming brownouts … Continue reading

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What Do We Call Apartheid?

What do we call a country that devises a plan of territorial separation and military occupation for a population living under its control? What do we call a country that requires members of a population under its control to carry … Continue reading

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