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.
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Thursday 06 June 2013
A garment worker who spent 17 days trapped in rubble has been offered a job in a hotel
Sunday 02 June 2013
A mural which disappeared from the wall of a north London shop last year but resurfaced in an auction in Miami – only to be withdrawn at the last minute – has gone on sale in London and was on Sunday evening expected to raise £900,000.
Sunday 26 May 2013
This summer, full-length and floaty doesn’t have to be boho, says Emma Akbareian
Friday 24 May 2013
The Week In Books
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Channel 4 is to show the other side of Shameless after announcing a new drama series which follows a group of police officers trying to enforce the law in a chaotic Manchester community.
Friday 10 May 2013
Musée de l'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Saturday 04 May 2013
Published here, from a new collection, is ‘The Turret’ by the acclaimed author of ‘The Leopard’
British and Irish Lions 2013: Talking points... Five issues raised by Warren Gatland's squad selection
Wednesday 01 May 2013
1. Do only two 10s add up to enough?
Monday 29 April 2013
West Yorkshire Police say they are 'very concerned' for suspect's safety
Sunday 28 April 2013
Chancellor’s aide joins new campaign demanding that British women be recognised on banknotes
Thursday 25 April 2013
The Great British Sewing Bee will return for a second longer series, BBC Two has confirmed.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Munich coach praises his Bundesliga winners after 4-0 Champions League semi-final first leg win over Spanish giants
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Eighty-one year old Ann has won The Great British Sewing Bee.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
The Independent's HR guru shares her notes from the front line of the battle for jobs
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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