Author Archives: Ofer Neiman

About Ofer Neiman

Israeli citizen

Glimpse into the mind of a Netanyahu minion

Former Netanyahu aide laments that Jews are not as numerous as the Chinese; and blames it on the anti-settler Israeli left!

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Testimony of an Israeli activist who was robbed and beaten by settlers while attempting to assist the olive harvest

This is a testimony of A’, a 61 year old peace activist, who was beaten badly with clubs on his head and entire body by Jewish settlers during an olive harvest in the Palestinian village of Jalud; his ribs and … Continue reading

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The great Renee Fleming, brought to you by the Jewish Agency and its West Bank colonization project

The famous American soprano Renee Fleming is scheduled to sing at Jerusalem’s Binyanei Hauma hall on Thursday July, 28th. Israeli activists have sent the following letter to her representatives:  Dear Renee Fleming, We are a group of Israeli citizens. We … Continue reading

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Israeli diplomat who resigned in protest shows up at Sheikh Jarrah demo

From Haaretz’s Hebrew coverage of the Sheikh Jarrah protests, we see Ilan Baruch, the diplomat who lately resigned in protest of Netanyahu policies, saying Israeli policies are alienating the country from the world’s good opinion. He was wounded in the … Continue reading

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Letter to Dave Douglas on his upcoming concert in Israel

Dear Mr. Douglas, I am an Israeli citizen living in West Jerusalem. I am writing to you two weeks ahead of your scheduled concerts in the Israeli city of Eilat. I am fan of Jazz music and a fan of … Continue reading

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Note to Kristof: Palestinians don’t need Israeli tutelage with nonviolent protest

A popular colloquial expression in Hebrew regards the futility of “selling ice to an Eskimo”. Perhaps the New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof should take note. In a recent blog entry, Kristof wrote that “Israeli civil society promotes democratic values in Palestinian communities”, … Continue reading

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‘Beinart, your brutal honesty makes you my political foe’

Hello Peter Beinart, You say: " ….I’m not even [asking Israel] to allow full, equal citizenship to Arab Israelis." I think it would be very safe to say that most of the young Sheikh Jarrah activists, whose struggle you have … Continue reading

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