Shulamit Aloni was a legislator who championed civil rights and was fiercely critical of her country's treatment of Palestinian. Born in Tel Aviv between the wars, she was descended from Polish Jewish rabbinical families. Her life, as a fighter for equality and human rights, and her failure to change Israel's materialistic and paternalistc attitudes, closely reflect the troubled history of the Jewish state.
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Australia's poor start to World Cup qualification continues
Sunday 24 March 2013
View From Ascot
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Jordan's monarch hits out at US journalist as comments about several Arab leaders cause a stir
Monday 11 March 2013
The Government's seemingly endless battle to deport the radical cleric Abu Qatada went back before the courts today.
Saturday 09 March 2013
Group, from the Philippines, transferred to Jordan after three days of captivity
Friday 08 March 2013
Suleiman Abu Ghaith, thought to have been involved in planning the 9/11 attacks, will answer terror charges in the USA
Wednesday 06 March 2013
In excess of half the refugees are children who face the prospect of having their lives forever blighted by the conflict
Monday 25 February 2013
The family of radical preacher Abu Qatada has won an injunction preventing protesters from demonstrating outside their home.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Friday 15 February 2013
A second relative of a UK patient who recently contracted a potentially fatal Sars-like virus has become infected with the disease, taking the total to three within the family, health experts said.
Thursday 31 January 2013
With a a massive flow of refugees, there is still a long way to go before they get the support they need
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Said Musa Maragha, better known by his nom de guerre, "Abu Musa", was a hard-line Palestinian military commander who rebelled against Yasser Arafat to form a rival party. He died in Damascus on 29 January at the age of 86.
Tuesday 29 January 2013
The United Nations has said that it was struggling to cope with an “unrelenting flow” of families fleeing violence in Syria, as the number of documented refugees topped 700,000.
Sunday 27 January 2013
President Assad’s chances of retaining power in Syria are getting “smaller and smaller by the day,” said Russia’s Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, today.
Saturday 26 January 2013
UK's contribution stands at £89.5 million since fighting began
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Driving while dehydrated can be just as dangerous as drink driving, study suggests
- 5 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales