Illustration: Yedioth Ahronoth

Shin Bet Rejects & Fires “Political” Teachers in Israel’s Arab Schools

Israel’s Internal Security Agency (the “Shin Bet”) has the authority to reject the hiring of “politically active” teachers or dismiss those already working in Arab schools, according to a report published in the daily newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth last weekend. According to the article, a former official at the Israeli Ministry of Education, Emmanuel Koplovich, related…

Israeli activist Reut Mor on board a 2012 flotilla to Gaza. Mor was detained by the “Shin Bet,” Israel’s General Security Service, upon her return from a vacation in Greece earlier this week.

Shin Bet Detains Hadash Spokeswoman to Glean Intelligence on Gaza-Bound Flotilla

Israel’s “Shin Bet” (General Security Service) detained Reut Mor, a peace activist and spokeswoman for Hadash during the 2015 election campaign for the Knesset, at Ben-Gurion Airport earlier this week upon her return from vacation in Greece. Mor’s detention was apparently an attempt to glean information about Israelis planning to join the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla…