Monthly Archive for August, 2011

Israel launches Gaza air strikes

Israel has carried out air strikes over Gaza after a series of attacks in southern Israel killed at least eight people. The air strikes killed at least six people, including five members of the Hamas-linked Popular Resistance Committees and a young boy.

The air raid came in response to an attack on vehicles heading towards the Israeli resort of Eilat on Thursday.

Racism rampant among Israeli youth

This short film documents the Israeli side of a 2011 public opinion survey in Israel and the West Bank. For this part of the survey, 5 cities were visited: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Be’er Sheba, Herzliya, and Haifa where 250 Jewish-Israelis were interviewed in Israel today.

299 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails for over 20 years

In the light of a prisoners swap deal led by Hamas, the Palestinian Ministry of Prisoners Affairs’ statistics bureau revealed that there are 299 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails for over 20 years.

Mass protests held across Israel

While Arabs call for democracy, Israelis want a country they can afford. More than 300,000 protesters fill the streets of major cities to demand a lower cost of living.