Israel’s “invisible” occupation: the matrix of control


Power is enforced by means of the ‘Matrix of Control’ – the subtle ways, administrative and physical, by which Israel expands its control without the world noticing. How can the Matrix be dismantled?

Jeff Halper is co-ordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHAD), an anthropologist and vetern peace activist. He has been a community worker in the poor neighbourhoods of Jerusalem and taught at Hebrew, Haifa and Ben Gurion universities.

Jeff Halper