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Haggai Matar

Contributors

Haggai Matar is an Israeli journalist and political activist. He is the municipal correspondent for Zman Tel Aviv, the local supplement of Ma’ariv, and is a prominent writer at the independent Hebrew website MySay. He was awarded the 2012 Anna Lindh Mediterranean Journalist Award for his +972 series on the separation wall.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2013

Sunday, 3 March 2013

18 months ago the Social Justice Movement started in Israel, also known as ‘J14’ after the date of its inception, July 14th. The protest was unique in the country’s recent history; leaderless, well-informed and nationally unifying.  What began as a small protest against rising housing prices in Tel Aviv quickly resonated throughout the country, culminating in a march of almost half a million and a covenant for social equality created by activists, academics and members of the business community.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.