A genuine sense of belonging requires sacrifice, and alternatives such as the 'brit milim' (covenant of words) won’t do because they miss the essence of Judaism
After the Six-Day War, Israel became an ally of the U.S. and part of the West, from which immigrants began to arrive – and the Palestinians began to develop political independence
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict indeed needs a new paradigm, but Trump's first few days in power indicate that even as president he won’t be very different from Trump the candidate.
History may testify that Obama and Trump, as fundamentally different as they are, were elected on the same axis: the public’s desire for an alternative.
After 100 years of Zionism we’re all Jews of Middle Eastern origin now - even those elites who remain unaware of their condescending ways.
The bottom line is that the extent of terror and willingness to use it is greater among the Palestinians than among the Jews.
The racism spreading in Beitar, rather than being a Darwinian or religious world view, is the fruit of a desire for oppositional self-definition.
The prevailing liberal idea that attributes Trump's meteoric rise to populist manipulations that have hoodwinked the ignorant American is not only condescending: It totally misses the logic of his candidacy.
The forced integration has produced a joint identity, which has yet to receive an explicit name - but actually outside of Israel the conflict is noticeable in how alike we are.
To maintain its strength, Meretz should join another party. The question is, which one?