The fact that Israel is focusing now on the January warning does not change its responsibility for what is happening in Gaza.
Gideon Levy is a Haaretz columnist and a member of the newspaper's editorial board.
Levy joined Haaretz in 1982, and spent four years as the newspaper's deputy editor. He is the author of the weekly Twilight Zone feature, which covers the Israeli occupation in the West Bank and Gaza over the last 25 years, as well as the writer of political editorials for the newspaper.
Levy was the recipient of the Euro-Med Journalist Prize for 2008; the Leipzig Freedom Prize in 2001; the Israeli Journalists’ Union Prize in 1997; and The Association of Human Rights in Israel Award for 1996.
His new book, The Punishment of Gaza, has just been published by Verso Publishing House in London and New York.
From the settler leader from Ra'anana you won't hear any hollow talk of a new Middle East that no one has any intention of realizing. From him you will hear the truth: Apartheid.
It's crazy to link events that might have happened thousands of years ago to the political reality of 2014.
Tel Aviv isn’t beautiful, yet it is loved. But a secular, liberal and humanist Israeli cannot love Jerusalem – you can’t love a city that's immoral.
Orwa Hammad’s father is a used-car dealer in New Orleans. The son grew up in the West Bank. Last Friday an Israeli army sharpshooter killed him, because he was apparently holding a Molotov cocktail.
By letting Netanyahu expand the settlements and deliver a death blow to the two-state solution, the U.S. president has shown that he's the one who lacks guts.
Faced with a reality in which Israel is strong and the United States is in its pocket, it is the duty of Palestinians to resist the occupation. The only question relates to the means.
In a Jerusalem hotel, a group of guests from Afula attacked an Arab employee, an education student. They were released quickly. He’s still afraid to leave home.
Mass arrests, violent settlers, expulsion, and dispossession: With that as the lot of Jerusalem's Palestinians, no one should have been surprised with Wednesday's terror attack.
The American involvement in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has only served to deepen and perpetuate it. It's time for the U.S. to lay off.