Rain of fire and destruction conjures up memories of Operation Cast Lead and fear for the future.
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.
In three days of fighting, 10 Palestinian civilians have been killed, among them six children. Over 250 civilians have been wounded.
Rallies marked by Hamas flags have been something of a rarity in the West Bank, but they could augur the future.
Hamas is doing everything it can to prove it can do better than Fatah as a ruling party and can thwart the Israeli occupation.
Gaza residents stock up on gasoline and cooking gas; some say they believe the Israeli attack will be a unifying factor backing the Hamas government.
Art works made of bullets and separation wall stones were an important feature of the Qalandiyah Biennale, closing Thursday after two weeks in Palestinian villages and cities.
In Hamas-ruled Gaza, violent dispersal of women protesters inspires governmental qualms and leads to an inquest. In the West Bank, however, under Israel's military rule, a violent break-up of demonstrations ends in arbitrary arrest.
The petition by settler association Regavim to prevent habitation of a house the family had lived in since 1993 contained misinformation.
Soon after convicting the defendant, the judge revoked his decision. Suddenly he saw the person, not the confession of guilt.
We've reached the stage at which much more than labeling produce from the settlements will be needed to make us understand that military superiority isn't a permanent guarantee of our existence in a region where we are a minority, but act like the lord and master.