UN Committee Urges Israel to Eradicate Apartheid Policies

Posted 25th July 2012, by & filed under Apartheid, Itay Epshtain, Itay Epshtain, Jerusalem Master Plan, Palestinians citizens of Israel, UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), published its concluding observations this morning (March 13th), calling Israel to take immediate measures to eradicate apartheid policies or practices which severely affect the Palestinian population in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and which violate the provisions of the Convention on the prevention of racial segregation… Read more »

Redlining and the Israeli Real Estate Industry

Posted 23rd July 2012, by & filed under Discrimination, Fred Schlomka, Fred Schlomka, Ideas, Israeli Real Estate Industry, Palestinians citizens of Israel, Segregation.

The recent Israeli elections were followed by a number of pronouncements by US officials praising democracy in Israel. However democracy is much more than elections, and many freedoms that Americans take for granted are not available in Israel. For example, Israel’s Arab citizens suffer from discriminatory real estate and housing practices of the sort that… Read more »