Élections israéliennes: Ni libres ni justes

Article écrit par Dvir Aviam, Israël  Les prochaines élections israéliennes sont un exemple de l'érosion continue de la démocratie dans la région. Bien que certains développements représentent un espoir pour la jeunesse, les élections ont mis en doute la prétention israélienne d’être la «seule démocratie du Moyen-Orient». Pour le lecteur non-informé, voici un bref résumé … Continue reading Élections israéliennes: Ni libres ni justes

Israeli Elections – Neither Free nor Fair

By Dvir Aviam Ezra, Israel   The upcoming Israeli elections are an example of the continued erosion of democracy in the region. While some developments represent hope for the young, the elections have cast into doubt the Israeli claim of being the 'only democracy in the middle east'. For the unaware reader, a short overview – … Continue reading Israeli Elections – Neither Free nor Fair

Salomon Tekah, la colère légitime

by Khloe Perla Portheault C’est la seconde fois cette année qu’un policier israélien tue l’un de ses concitoyens. Je corrige en ajoutant une précision : c’est la seconde fois cette année qu’un policier tue un concitoyen de la communauté israélo-éthiopienne ! Autrement dit, un israélien noir. Salomon Tekah avait 19 ans, il vivait avec sa famille à Kyriat … Continue reading Salomon Tekah, la colère légitime

A Greater Journey by Christina W., Israel

It was a long, hot day, very typical for southern India at this time of year. By the time the sun rose over the palm trees and the pink roofs of the Ashram, hundreds of people were already roaming the small dusty roads on their way to breakfast, coming together for the morning chant and … Continue reading A Greater Journey by Christina W., Israel

The Last Boy by Arik Sharga, Israel

I loved my grandpa. He didn't talk much, but when he did, he was honest and precise. He was as reliable as a human being can be. When I was 5, my parents divorced, and grandpa was like a father for me. In his youth, he survived the siege of Leningrad during World War II, … Continue reading The Last Boy by Arik Sharga, Israel

Neighbors on vacation by Chaitze – Israel

Rivka and I had planned a vacation to Sinai (Egypt), but, the day before we were scheduled to leave, the Israeli government closed the Sinai borders due to a threat they had received. So, there went our vacation. There went our plans, and there went our money. I was sulking in my misery and self-pity … Continue reading Neighbors on vacation by Chaitze – Israel

Meeting my other by Shelly Dotan, Israel

When I was 22, I traveled to South-East Asia for almost 6 months. It’s very common for young Israelis to travel to remote places of the globe after finishing their army service. As the army is mandatory in Israel, many of us feel the urge to look for some kind of freedom after two or … Continue reading Meeting my other by Shelly Dotan, Israel