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.
The responses to the posts of the group of young people trying to speak out online about their desire to live freely are too hostile to be believable. Are they bots? Salaries employees of an Israeli ministry? Kahane supporters?
The debate among Palestinian citizens of Israel between participating in the election or boycotting it is not new, even if this year the participation rate continued a downward trend
Shada Shandghali moved to Gaza two years ago to live with her husband. Now she wants to go back home, but Israel claims she agreed to be subject to the restrictions on movement that apply to other Gazans
Sajed Mizher, a volunteer paramedic, planned to arrive at school in time for a test. But as he walked over to a man wounded by a gunshot, he was shot himself
Promise to ease restrictions on Gaza means Israel has to forego its strategic aspiration to cut the Strip off from the rest of the country
Why does Israel discriminate against foreign citizens who marry Palestinian residents of the West Bank?
We cannot let the awful nightmare that Gazans have experienced three times in 10 years repeat itself
Two Palestinian brothers were turned away from a Haifa hospital, which claims they refused to undergo a special physical inspection - required only of Palestinians from East Jerusalem and the PA. The brothers say they were never asked to be searched
From Israeli media reports on the possible accident, one might believe that the soldiers immediately opened fire in self-defense to kill two young men, but footage and eyewitness accounts tell otherwise
Israel prevents Palestinians from living with their foreign partners, one strategy among many to expel them from their land and deny their rights because of 'political issues'
Party officials support popular protests against Hamas tax increases ■ Attack leaves Dr. Atef Abu Saif seriously wounded and increases tension between Fatah and Hamas
The Israeli Army and Shin Bet were quick to hunt down the Palestinian who killed Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger and Staff Sgt. Gal Keidan and declare his guilt. Not so for Israeli killers of Palestinians
Even if demonstrators don't dare protest again, the Hamas government has inflicted upon itself a powerful blow
Young Palestinians took to the streets despite violence, intimidation and Israeli attacks, to protest the dire economic situation. Hamas blames the PA for harming ‘resistance to the occupation’
The Interior Ministry has ordered the expulsion of Palestinian press photographer Mustafa al-Kharouf, 31, who was born in Algeria but has lived in Jerusalem with his family since age 12 and is married to a woman from E. Jerusalem
Thousands of spouses of Palestinians are denied permanent resident status and must continually obtain entry visas and visitor permits, or suffer forced separations
45 settlements have been built on Palestinian land requisitioned for military purposes. A new study explains how
When Israeli governments in the 1960s and 1970s worked hard to steal Palestinian land while quoting God’s promises to atheists, they paved the way for parties promoting Jewish supremacy
In a festive meeting, Khalida Jarrar gave well-wishers a chance to celebrate her release from a small prison and temporarily shelve fears about an escalation of Israeli violence
Palestinian and Israeli lawyers say Amal Barghout's detention was entirely designed to exert pressure on her husband, who was arrested last week alongside senior figure in a militant group
The rise of settler violence against Palestinians is likely to continue as the army, the police and Israeli society stand by passively – or even encourage attacks
Palestinian and Israeli attorneys say arrest intended to put pressure on her husband's investigation and have gone on strike in protest of the move
Whoever wrote 'Death to the Arabs' in very small print letters did not intend to provoke the passersby – and yet, graffiti appearing on the wall of a military checkpoint has an address – the army
Mustafa Awad, imprisoned for non-violent security offenses committed abroad, had won early release, then Shin Bet intervened
Israeli media is a vital partner in the crimes of the occupation, encouraging Israelis' ignorance. Recent 'activity' to arrest former militant in the heart of Ramallah, right next to a school and a kindergarten, proves just that
Khalida Jarrar was held for her activity with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and jailed without charges or trial