Haaretz, Nov. 13, 2016


The results can be seen in kibbutzim and moshavim, too, where battles are waged over the very right to invite members of Breaking the Silence to the local clubhouse [....] A new charge against the organization has claimed a place of honor alongside older ones: the argument that in order to preserve “communal unity,” the public meeting must be moved to a private home. And in general, as is sometimes argued, it’s best not to hold such events in a small community.

[...] Similar arguments were voiced against the individuals who invited Breaking the Silence to Kibbutz Shefayim: the need to maintain “quiet on the paths” and “peace among ourselves is more important.”