The Israeli left must accept that while our right to national self-determination is not exclusive, as long as the Palestinian nationalist movement denies it, we will seek its defeat. And then we will make peace.
Russian-American writer Masha Gessen’s 'Where the Jews Aren't' tells the story of the failed Jewish Autonomous Region in Birobidzhan without being treacly or preachy.
Ari Shavit believes Israel can be saved if we can find a way to make Israelis see sense about the dangers of the occupation — even though, after numerous attempts by many fine patriots, no one has managed it to date.
In a state that is still a democracy, the only way to fight is to communicate with its people. Not to loathe its people or patronize them, but to respect them, listen to them and talk to them. Persuade them.
If it is a movement of national liberation, then liberation has been achieved, and it is impossible to go on being liberated forever.
By Ari Shavit’s reasoning, two and a half individuals are to blame for almost everything. For instance, Benjamin Netanyahu is in power – because of Yitzhak Laor.
Our state does not need teachers. It needs agents, and on the cheap. You too, children, will become agents.
'At Basel, I founded the Jewish state,' Herzl wrote - after all else failed.
The more Israel strengthens its democratic nature, the more its legitimacy will increase. But meanwhile, Israel is marching in the opposite direction.
Under the leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu, messianic nationalists from his Likud party, the Habayit Hayehudi party and movements similar to them in spirit are unraveling the seams of Israeli society.