The prosperous country stems from the unwitting dispossession of the indigenous people — unwitting but with its share of cruelty.
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.
Nes Ammim rejected an Israeli Arab couple who wanted to join the self-described open, tolerant, multicultural community because they answered the question wrong.
Five comedians who make up The 1491s have the mandatory noble savage look, but laugh at those very stereotypes of Native American representation in American society.
A journalist's search for a museum in North Carolina led to a lake in New York State and a link between lynchings of years past and the South’s legal system.
Israeli security forces killed 2,312 Palestinians, most in the Gaza war over the summer. Roughly two-thirds were civilians.
The magnitude and multitude of the tasks facing Joint List in the coming term is equal to the depth of the oppression, discrimination and alienation among Israel’s Palestinian citizens.
We, Israeli citizens, are also voting instead of the 2.5 million Palestinians over the age of 18 who live in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip.
Palestinians will now be able to leave the West Bank without exit permits, provided they’re women over 50 or men over 55. Your best chance of getting out of Gaza, though, is if you’re a tomato or eggplant.
Minister Shukri Bishara tells Haaretz that, with Israel freezing tax revenues, and the Palestinian Authority in emergency mode,'things will go out of control.'
Although Palestinian boycotts of Israeli products only have a marginal impact on the Israeli economy, they do serve a greater social purpose.