Frima Bubis

Frima (Merphie) Bubis, was born and raised in Jerusalem, to a Modern- Orthodox family in the national religious community. After high-school she attended a Pre-Military Academy, and as part of her military service served in an Operations Room of The Civil Administration in the West Bank, from January 2013 till March 2015.  After her discharge she joined Breaking the Silence as a testifier, to assume the role of the Jewish Diaspora Coordinator. Merphie has attended progressive Jewish study programs in Jerusalem and currently lives in Jaffa.

Sessionstitel: To see if I’m Smiling – Film screening and discussion

THIS SESSION IS PART 1 OF A DOUBLE SESSION

Presentatör(er): Frima Bubis

Sessionsbeskrivning: Six Israeli women provide personal testimonies about their service in the IDF, in the occupied territories. The film provides a female point of view on the moral challenges soldiers face upon encountering the Palestinian population, and a critical view of the way they handled the power that was placed in their hands.

90 min

Spår: Politik

 

Sessionstitel: The reality of occupation through the eyes of the soldiers

Presentatör(er): Frima Bubis

Sessionsbeskrivning: A presentation by Frima Bubis, a former IDF soldier who served in the Civil Administration in the West Bank, which will address the reality of the occupation in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, through the testimonies of soldiers who have served there. Breaking the Silence is an organization of veterans who have served in the occupied territories from the onset of the Second Intifada to date. Its aim is to expose the public to the high moral toll of military control over a civilian population.

60 min

Spår: Politik