July 25, 2014

Something Is Broken in Israeli Society

Lisa Goldman, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

Something has broken down in Israeli society. Friends who always said they would never leave because they were too deeply rooted in the place, its language and their families are deeply worried and even despairing over the radical rightward shift of the mainstream political discourse. Several have said they were looking for opportunities abroad because they couldn’t see themselves raising their children in a country where dissent was slowly but surely being suppressed even as the national discourse hardened rightward.

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TAGGED: Palestine, Middle East, Palestinians, Gaza, Hamas, Israel

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