There is an entire enterprise of incitement which Israeli officials have failed to address or even acknowledge for decades. It is the virulent hate-talk which begins at home
Bradley Burston is a Haaretz columnist and Senior Editor of Haaretz.com which publishes his blog, "A Special Place in Hell."
During the first Palestinian uprising, Burston served as Gaza correspondent for the Jerusalem Post, and was the paper's military correspondent in the 1991 Gulf War.
In the mid-1990s he covered Israeli-Arab peace talks for Reuters. In 2006, he received the Eliav-Sartawi Award for Mideast Journalism, presented at the United Nations.
A native of Los Angeles, Burston moved to Israel after graduation from Berkeley. He was part of a group which established Kibbutz Gezer, between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
Burston served in the IDF as a combat medic, later studying medicine in Be'er Sheva for two years before turning to journalism. He is married and has two daughters.
Politics may be a very temporary business. But betrayal is forever
Ladies and gentlemen, courtesy of a sinking Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel presents: The Protocols of the Elders of Zionism
They're not saying 'Oh, please, come to Israel so we can all live together as soul-mates.' They're saying, 'We hate you. We don't want your kind here.' They want you to walk away, to abandon the playing field to them
The only way you’ll ever get his attention, the only way to make your views and your voice heard, is to boycott him. It’s the only language he understands
It's the worst thing Israel's done all year. It's a punishment which targets huge numbers of people who have committed no crime
What I'm about to say will be grossly unfair. But if young people don't find ways to fix this ungodly mess they had no hand in making, 'Death to Israel' will definitely begin at home. It already has
All three have shared values. We saw it best in the aftermath of the London attacks – how each benefits from hatred of Muslims and sowing fear of terrorism. How each caters to the 12-year-old male within
I'd much rather that the mass demonstration in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square were being held some other night than Saturday. But I'm going. I have my reasons.
Gruff-talking, self-adoring pipe-dreamers have failed to find any solutions for any of our problems. A different experiment is in order