In a crisis that demands solidarity and sacrifice, within a society based on true democracy, it's clear which political frameworks will deliver – and it's not what historian Yuval Noah Harari is selling us
The argument from the left that annexation of parts of the West Bank would make Israel an apartheid state has lost both its moral and political force, and survives mainly today as a form of virtue signaling
In the West, the rights of illegal migrants have become a tool wielded against poor citizens who stay put
Haaretz talks with the provocative professor turned influential YouTube philosopher about why the world would be a better place if we’d just go back to good old Enlightenment values
The growing legitimacy for anti-Semitism shouldn’t surprise anyone, because two generations of social-science and humanities students have been raised on the indoctrination à la Edward Said
Opinion Israel’s Professional Demonizers Can’t Preach to Trump on Creating an anti-Semitic Atmosphere
The left in the West has made Israel-hatred legitimate. This isn’t a climate created by Trump, but one he vehemently opposes
The architect of Trump's 2016 victory may no longer work in the White House, but he has no hard feelings. He's convinced that America under Trump is undergoing a revolution and 'Judeo-Christian culture' is being pulled back from the brink. And the left is in 'total meltdown' - because it knows it's just the beginning
With a little less of Obama’s sophistication and a little more simplicity like that of Reagan and Trump, maybe the Middle East wouldn't be drowning in blood
The story of a Gaza baby's death illustrates how symbols are constructed from a narrative that ignores the facts
Israel's right, which prides itself on its realism regarding the peace process, has become surprisingly optimistic about the possibility of coexistence
Why does political correctness permit treating different groups by different standards? That’s how the world is divided between righteous victims and wicked victimizers
What the Democrats need to do to fill the ideological void created under Trump, according to political philosopher Mark Lilla
The assumption that Mahmoud Abbas and his Fatah movement seek the end of what we call the ‘occupation’ may well be baseless
As far as those making the human rights argument are concerned, the Palestinians can burn in hell as long as our hands remain spotless
If the liberal elites continue to condemn the right of self-determination and so see it as an expression of racism, only the racists will remain to defend it
While the Palestinian leader's words of peace are not sharp or precise, his remarks about the holy right of return and the martyrs are surprisingly clear
Many members of the BDS movement, who are trying to eliminate Israel, feel the materials from B’Tselem and Breaking the Silence advance their goals
The country is more liberal and democratic than ever; cries of ‘Nazi Germany’ only isolate the left further and imply that decent people should turn their backs on Israel.
Responding to the arguments of those who make this baseless comparison gives it far more respect than it deserves, but a closer look the motivations behind it reveals a desire not to save Israeli democracy but to turn one's back to it.
Even Yossi Beilin has come to the realization that the Palestinians are also responsible for the lack of a peace agreement.
The multicultural view rests on the moral kitsch that identifies victimization with justice. Unfortunately, in the real world, victims are not necessarily saints, still less saintly liberals.
Balad MKs have never disguised their aspiration to change Israel's nature as the nation-state of the Jewish people. What's becoming clear is the strategy they have chosen for this purpose.
Obama weakened the moderate forces and undermined the stable pillars of American policy in the Middle East - in some sense, much like Eisenhower did.
Why should he exchange victimhood for an uncertain future that is liable to have many more victims?
It's not good intentions that produced the proposal to channel funds into the Arab sector, but rather self-interest.
Forget the sideshow about a narrow-minded minister banning a book, the Israeli government did something of historic importance this week and corrected its long-standing discrimination against the Arab community.
Academia has undergone an astounding revolution in the last half century: Whole disciplines have replaced their original vocation, the quest for truth, with the diametric opposite - a prohibition on truth.