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Sobol’s ‘iWitness’: Principled or Treasonous?


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/sobols_iwitness_principled_or_treasonous_20060317

At the height of the intifada, in 2002, more than 600 Israeli pilots and soldiers, many in elite units, refused to serve in what they considered the occupied Palestinian territories. These were not pacifists or conscientious objectors to war in any form. Many had fought in Israel's past wars for survival, but they refused to bear arms in what they saw as an oppressive campaign.

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