Yonatan Shapira

Lullaby For Pilots

Yonatan Shapiro Yonatan Shapira was born on an Israeli military base the year before his father flew fighter jets in the October War of 1973. Thirty years later, twelve of them spent as an air force pilot himself, Shapira rejected the military. In 2003, he wrote a letter, pledging not to fly over the occupied … Continue reading Lullaby For Pilots

I Was “Part Of A Terror Organization,” Says Israeli Pilot Turned Activist

Yonatan Shapira was born on an Israeli military base the year before his father flew fighter jets in the October War of 1973. Thirty years later, twelve of them spent as an air force pilot himself, Shapira rejected the military. In 2003, he wrote a letter, pledging not to fly over the occupied West Bank … Continue reading I Was “Part Of A Terror Organization,” Says Israeli Pilot Turned Activist

Swedish Ship To Gaza: Israeli Activists Released

Press Release Oct. 22, 2012 The Israeli activists detained on board the "Estelle" were released Elik Elhanan: "excessive force was used against us, without any reason" Electric shocks by taser out of vengeful hatred A Greek MP was beaten by Shabak Security Service interrogators "I am now on my way home, but I keep thinking … Continue reading Swedish Ship To Gaza: Israeli Activists Released

Swedish Ship To Gaza

Former Israeli Air Force Combat Pilot Boards Gaza-Bound Boat Came By Motor Boat, Evading Greek Coastguard, Greeted With Cheers "Estelle" Due At Gaza Shore Saturday Or Sunday Activists On Board: "Determined To Reach Gaza, Consent To UN Inspection" Yonatan Shapira, speaks about his involvement on Freedom Flotilla as a crew member of Estelle at the … Continue reading Swedish Ship To Gaza