Smaher, a 19 year old public policy and art student from Rahat, represents a new type of Bedouin woman. Typical of other young Israelis, she carries a laptop and is glued to her smartphone. And like many of her friends, she is getting politically active. On Facebook she shares photos of demonstrations and is connected [...]
Archive for August, 2012
Last Saturday night (July 28), more than 450 people of varying ages, ethnicities and religions, marched in Tel Aviv calling for the just treatment of African refugees in Israel. The march was the brainchild of 15-year-old Oren Rimon and 65-year-old Atta Buchman, a second generation Holocaust survivor.
The march took place just one week after Oren [...]