Author Archives: Neta Golan

About Neta Golan

Neta Golan is an activist and a mother. She is a co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement and currently working on the campaign for Justice for Ziad Jilani ( She lives in Ramallah with her husband and their three beautiful daughters.

Fear, the African refugees and the cost of maintaining Israel as a Jewish state


Neta Golan was shocked, but not surprised, by the images of a Tel Aviv mob attacking African immigrants. As an Israeli, she was familiar with fear and anger being directed towards non-Jews in Israel and the occupied territories. She says this fear is the result of a never-ending demographic war seen as essential for maintaining Israel as a Jewish state.

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