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  • April 15, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 15, 2012 | 3:52 am

    A Tale of Two Uprisings

    Syrian refugees who found sanctuary in Libya talk to Abigail Hauslohner of Time about the ‎differences between the revolts against the rules of Muammar Gadhafi and Bashar Assad.  ‎

    ‎[T]he Syrians who have fled Homs for the relative safety of their Arab...

  • The tent movement is coming (back)

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 30, 2012 | 2:43 pm

    For various reasons, most Israelis think that the cost-of-living protests must resume — and resume they will. This summer in Israel threatens to be a repeat of last year’s summer of tents and demonstrations. Not much has changed since last year, which could make things go...

  • Committee to review protesters’ demands set up after mass demonstration

    August 7, 2011 | 11:27 am

    Israel’s prime minister established a committee to examine the demands of leaders of the social justice protest movement following one of the largest demonstrations in Israel’s history.

    An estimated 300,000 demonstrators protesting the rising costs of living gathered in Tel Aviv...

  • MUSIC VIDEO: Teapacks—‘Push the Button’ (Eurovision entry)

    March 7, 2007 | 9:15 pm

    Quirky Israeli rockers TEAPACKS are this year’s official contestants in the 2007 Eurovision song contest and controversy is already brewing over the political nature of their entry “Push the Button.”