Yonatan Gher

Yonatan Gher

The writer is the Director of Amnesty International Israel. Previously he was the Executive Director of the Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance, Regional Communications Director of Greenpeace Mediterranean and Spokesperson for the Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel.
Born in New York, Yonatan grew up in Jerusalem, and now lives in Jaffa with his husband and two sons.

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Or write him at director@ amnesty.org.il
GAZANS POSITION a large slingshot to hurl stones at Israelis during clashes at the Israel-Gaza borde

The fifth column: A big black flag

A TORCH burns on Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl, 2017


REVELERS DIP in the Mediterranean Sea as they take part in a Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv last year

THE FIFTH COLUMN: Liberate your Passover

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

The Fifth Column: Incitement is coming in droves

A Palestinian girl drinks from a public tap at the Jabaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip

The Fifth Column: A Purim to remember

A Palestinian demonstrator jumps over a burning tire in a protest in Bethlehem, January 2018

The Fifth Column: Nobody should buy this occupation

Flag of Israel

The Fifth Column: Why do I hate my country?

African migrants

The Fifth Column: Let’s not cast away our refugees and our heritage


The Fifth Column: New Year’s resolutions for the universally-minded

gay pride protest 248 88

A personal letter to the modern-Orthodox reader


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