Refusing to be an Oppressor

Mr. Levin is a founding member of Yesh G’Val, a dissident movement within the Israeli army who’s members refuse to serve on the West Bank or Gaza. He… read more

Mr. Levin is a founding member of Yesh G’Val, a dissident movement within the Israeli army who’s members refuse to serve on the West Bank or Gaza. He said that he could not take part in “Israeli oppression against Palestinians.” He gave his personal experiences working in the underground, being a political prisoner, and being a required to serve as a soldier in activities in which he did not believe. He also described the military structure, such as how every male is considered a reservist in the army and is required to serve in this status until age 51. Mr. Levin is on a speaking tour in the United States to Jewish peace movement associations. close

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Refusing to be an Oppressor

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Program ID:
17718-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 26, 1991 | 9:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 29, 1991 | 3:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Apr 26, 1991 | 9:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 1991 | 3:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 26, 1991 | 6:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 1991 | 3:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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