The Gaza-born Dutch citizen, who submitted a civil suit against Benny Gantz and Amir Eshel for the death of six family members in 2014, invoked the biblical story before the court himself
Amira Hass is the Haaretz correspondent for the Occupied Territories.
Born in Jerusalem in 1956, Hass joined Haaretz in 1989, and has been in her current position since 1993. As the correspondent for the territories, she spent three years living in Gaza, which served of the basis for her widely acclaimed book, "Drinking the Sea at Gaza." She has lived in the West Bank city of Ramallah since 1997.
Hass is also the author of two other books, both of which are compilations of her articles.
An Israeli outpost has been established in the middle of a World Heritage site, igniting mutual suspicions among the local people. Small wonder a recent protest did so poorly
Hassan Nafe’a was simply filming the weekly demonstrations against the separation barrier. How is that incitement?
Most Jewish Israelis will once again be voting for parties for which our right to rule and abuse another people is a sacred principle enshrined in their platforms
State admits effort to 'halt the growth' in number of Gazans leaving the coastal enclave and 'prevent their settling' in Palestinian Authority-controlled West Bank
The suit seeks compensation for the deaths six members of Gazan-born Dutch citizen's family in Israel's 2014 war with Gaza; the army says the building served as a Hamas war room
Many took to social media to openly blame Israa Gharib's relatives for her death, signalling huge changes in Palestinian society
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Committee says refusal to grant visas to guest lecturers is not in its purview ■ Hundreds of academics ask top officials to match guidelines at West Bank institutions to those at Israeli ones
The spring of Ein Bubin, where Rina Shnerb was killed, is still accessible to the villagers of Dir Ibzi. Neighboring springs have been taken over by Israeli settlers proudly boasting that Palestinians are 'rarely seen there anymore'
The proposal by a ‘senior government official’ to assist emigration from Gaza joins the efforts of esteemed Israeli leaders and professors, but they haven’t been able to suppress Palestinian aspirations
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Activists’ petition to High Court details incidents of shepherds being detained and blindfolded, seemingly for punitive purposes, 25 times over two and a half years
Slashed salaries are the price being paid by tens of thousands of families for the battle of principle that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is waging against Israeli policies
Of all people, Palestinian administrative detainees, on hunger strike to protest their imprisonment without trial, are expressing faith in Israelis’ ability to stop worshipping idols
One it reserves for labor migrants and African refugees – and all the rest are for the native Palestinians
Palestinians caught between the desire to call it quits with Israel and the fear of a further deterioration in their socioeconomic situation
Since 1967, Israel has expropriated land for Jerusalem settlements and forced the capital’s Palestinians to build without permits. The High Court’s decision on Sur Baher this week was just the latest example