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The Israeli government is imprisoning Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Shachar Berrin for criticizing its illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories.

In the Q&A session during the public filming of a television program on May 14, the 19-year-old soldier spoke about the widespread racism he has seen among Israeli occupation forces. He recalled an incident in which an Israeli soldier told fellow IDF troops to stop harassing Christian tourists because “come on, they are people, not Palestinians.”

Haaretz reports that less than 12 hours after speaking, Berrin was ordered back to his base and was promptly charged with “taking part in a political meeting and in an interview the media, without permission from the army.”

He is to serve a week in prison, Haaretz says. Author Gideon Levy notes, however, that “Berrin did not take part in any sort of ‘political meeting,’ nor did he give an interview.”

Rather, Berrin was a member of the audience in Jerusalem’s Mishkenot Sha’ananim conference center during the filming of a segment of the German TV program “The New Arab Debates.” The premise of the debate was “The occupation is destroying Israel,” and it pitted Uri Zaki, a human rights activist and member of Israel’s left-wing Meretz party, against right-wing businessman Dani Dayan, a pro-settler activist who opposes Palestinian statehood and, in the segment, refers to Israel’s annexation of the Palestinian territories—which every leading international legal institution, including the International Court of Justice, UN Security Council, UN General Assembly, and more, deems illegal—as “the so-called occupation.”

When the program asked for questions from the audience, the young man, an Australian-Israeli who was wearing his IDF uniform, stood up and said the following, in English:

My name is Shachar Berrin and my question is for Dani Dayan. It was mentioned that Israel is the 11th happiest country in the world. Other organizations and institutions put it at the mid-30s or different statistics, but it doesn’t matter. I propose that what makes a country good isn’t whether it is happy or not, it’s about the ethics and morality of the country.

When soldiers, when we, are conditioned and persuaded on a daily basis to subjugate and humiliate people and consider other human beings as less than human, I think that seeps in, and I think the soldiers, when they go home.… they bring that back with them.

Former BBC journalist Tim Sebastian, who was moderating the debate, inquired if Berrin was speaking “from personal experience.” Berrin replied:

Sure. Definitely. Just the other week, when some border police soldiers were rough with some Christian tourists, another soldier of mine, a colleague, said she couldn’t believe what they were doing: “Come on, they are people, not Palestinians.” And that, I think, resonates throughout much of the soldiers in the occupied territories.

I personally serve in the Jordan Valley, and we can see it every day how soldiers talk about what they’re doing, how they act, how they look at these people not as other human beings, not as someone who is equal, but as someone who is less than them.

And to think that, oh no, we can just leave that racism there, we can leave that xenophobia, they will only be racist, they will only humiliate Palestinians, of course not. What this motion [“The occupation is destroying Israel”] is is how it will affect Israel. They will bring it back to Israel.

A few weeks ago there was a border police soldier who was caught on camera beating up an Ethiopian Israeli in uniform. To say that we can just leave this all behind, is nonsense I think. I think that once you are conditioned to think something, you bring it back with you and that it deeply affects Israeli society and causes it, as our president says, to be more racist.
Shachar Berrin, IDF soldier of 19, is going to prison for a week because during the public filming of a television program on May 14, he spoke about the widespread racism he has seen among Israeli ...
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Loved college so much that I ended up in grad school, gained 12 pounds in one week, lost 20 pounds in one month, ran a marathon, lived with animals, lived with humans, scaled mountains, swam across rivers... enjoying life.
I would give it five stars for the bread sticks alone they served. But it got better, and I have no more stars to give. The pizza we ordered (a large Mediterranean) was among the best I've had in a while. The service was great, prompt. It is a sit down place, so, the place is slightly on the pricier side, but then, one could indulge in that. Would definitely go back again.
Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
I've visited this place a few times in the past. And yes, as other reviewers have said, the food is greasy. All that aside, the size of the omelettes is something that sort of makes it worth the price. Last night's experience was, however, terrible. The waitress was grumpy. I didn't what I ordered. The pancakes were raw. The omelette was half the size of what it normally is. I complained, but there was nothing done about it. Perhaps, the best part of my order was the water.
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Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
The pizza place was crowded, as is expected of a new place in Gainesville, FL. We've had many such instances where a new eatery is overtly crowded but as time goes by, the numbers diminish. (Classic example is Genghiz Grill which went out of business in 3 years). But coming back to the place, the staff is inexperienced. We ordered the "Veg out" pizza and honestly, I was quite dissatisfied. The crust is thin, so when they added a lot of sauce, it overpowered the taste of the rest of the toppings. But to make matters worse, they burnt the crust. Since we had a to-go order, we obviously couldn't bring it to their attention. The place, as it stands now, deserves a one star for the poor quality of pizza. The only reason I give this two stars is because of the prompt service, despite the crowd.
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Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Well, this is perhaps the lifeline of Gainesviile. Almost all shopping needs are taken care of. Parking is adequate.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
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My car made a knocking sound and so I went to this place. It is quite close to where I live (literally across the street) and I didn't want to risk driving my car to a place farther away. They asked me to get an oil change, and said that it would solve the problems. Then they suggested that I get new spark plugs (they sell a $6 product for $20, by the way) and gave me a bunch of estimated expenditure which amounted to close to $ 1000. Wisdom and an empty wallet prevailed (I'm a poor grad student at UF) and I didn't get any of those repairs done. While returning home, the knocking sound became very loud, the check engine light oil was on, and the car stalled right in front of my house. Phew! Didn't have to push it or call AAA. Then, my olfactory detected a faint burnt stench. Something came over me and I opened the hood and checked the coolant... And I'd found what was wrong. I poured water in it and my car is just the way it was. =) Their diagnosis was horrible. And their sole intention, meseems, is to rip the customer off by asking him/her to use services that he/she doesn't need. I would have given this place 0 stars. But Google won't allow me to go any lower than 1 star. Also, they're located quite close to Pets Mart, and I visited that place- got to play with cats. So, yeah, that is why I give this place a 1 star.
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Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Sort of dirty. Bad sound system. But, skating was fun. Real fun. =)
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
This is a delightfully wonderful place. The ice creams are awesome, as one has come to expect from Haagen-Dazs, but more importantly, the service... spectacular.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago