Monthly Archives: February 2016

Black lives matter? The closure of an infamous police brutality case

The words of a bereaved mother can often pierce the heart, and this time was no different. Sitting in a Knesset committee hearing last week, Farnus Salamsa shouted ā€œIā€™m burning!ā€, and told a senior police commander to shut her mouth … Continue reading

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A familiar tragedy

  The landscape of Israel is so thick with memorials to fallen sons and daughters that you almost feel that if you stacked them all, you could build a staircase of marble, concrete, and metal far beyond the clouds. On … Continue reading

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