Netanyahu's supporters called demonstrators monsters, and the Knesset gave them a seal of approval. It is a shocking failure of the government, at the lowest point of Israel's democracy
The tension between democracy and religion is imprinted in Israel's DNA – and the prime minister has chosen to mine political capital from it
Ofer Shelah, a hardboiled, hard-working politician, wants to bring about real change on the center-left. But he may have a hard time shedding his reputation as member of the out-of-touch elite
Ideological right-wing MK Bezalel Smotrich devoted his life to destroying the two-state solution. In an interview he says the left's fixation with it is 'like getting addicted to drugs to escape reality'
B’Tselem director-general Hagai El-Ad tells Haaretz why organizations like his have become the last form of Israeli resistance to the occupation, and how he copes with being branded a traitor
Zehava Galon tells Haaretz how ‘the world went along with the occupation,’ while Israeli leftists weren’t willing to pay a personal cost
When protests go beyond the question of the prime minister himself, they demand a much higher price than his head – a deep and fundamental change of the social order and a new division of resources
The occupation will only end with foreign intervention, MK Ahmad Tibi asserts. And although he supports Jewish-Arab cooperation, he calls a joint Knesset list a utopia
With all the anger, insult, uncertainty and anxiety, this demonstration recalled the instinct-driven social protests of 2011 and not a civil uprising of humiliated, frightened and hungry people
It’s easy to frighten the public; it’s much harder to courageously manage risks out of a realization that the economy, social fabric and mental health are no less important than the coronavirus infection rate
Former Shin Bet chief Carmi Gillon talks to Haaretz about the occupation, Netanyahu's cowardice and why he laughs when people call him a leftist
This world-renowned scholar of fascism, who died on Sunday, was the Israeli left's equivalent of a great rabbinic leader
Yesha Council head David Elhayani has become an unlikely critic of the ‘deal of the century.’ He charges that Jared Kushner has stabbed Benjamin Netanyahu in the back and that the U.S. president doesn't have a clue what’s in his Mideast peace plan
If Israel's law enforcement system is so corrupt that it 'fabricates cases,' then where has the prime minister been for the past decade?
Netanyahu, how surprising, is behaving poorly, but the religious Zionist leaders have every reason to feel personally responsible for their failure