Author Archives: Leehee Rothschild

About Leehee Rothschild

Leehee Rothschild is an Israeli BDS activist.

Cyndi Lauper, the country you are planning to entertain imposes violent segregation, not equality

A letter to Cyndi Lauper from an Israeli activist. Lauper is planning to preform in Israel in January, 2014.

Posted in Activism, BDS, Israel/Palestine, Israeli Government, Occupation | Tagged , | 117 Comments

Cindy Corrie following the verdict: ‘I don’t think that Rachel should have moved. I think we should all have been standing there with her.’

Leehee Rothschild reports from the Corrie family press conference held in Haifa following the verdict they had lost their wrongful death lawsuit against that state of Israel.

Posted in Gaza, Israel/Palestine, Israeli Government, Occupation, On the ground reports, Reports/Video | 37 Comments

Israeli police to activist reciting names of destroyed Palestinian villages: If you keep reading you will be arrested

Leehee Rothschild offers an eyewitness account of the Israeli police crackdown on an event held in Tel Aviv to commemorate the Nakba on Israeli Independence Day.

Posted in Activism, Israel/Palestine, Nakba | 34 Comments

Three thoughts For Holocaust Day

An Israeli activists reflects on how the holocaust is used for political ends in Israel and the true lessons of history are lost.

Posted in Israel/Palestine | 26 Comments

Scenes from Qalandiya, Land Day 2012

The sirens of the ambulances won’t stop for a minute, and they combine with the screams to create a horrible cacophony. Different sorts of explosions give the beat to the soundtrack of Qalandia.

Posted in Activism, Israel/Palestine, Reports/Video | 6 Comments

‘Infiltrators’ and the Jewish state

An Israeli activist looks at the relationship between the recently passed “Prevention of Infiltration Bill” and the history or Palestinian refugees.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Israeli Government | 2 Comments