The national liberation movement's time came and went. Now we have a state. Neither good citizenship nor misdeeds have anything to do with Zionism anymore.
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.
They may be illegal, but today’s outposts offer a chance to ‘build-your-own-home,’ with all the government services required for a civilized existence.
Following the disturbances on the soccer pitch, the league championship action was canceled this weekend. Eisner's violence will stop nothing, except for slightly sidetracking his career.
Dr. Heinz Loewy was not your classic Holocaust survivor. He did not go through any of the camps, and so did not have a number tattooed on his arm. He was a refugee, and he was my father.
Nobody is doing anything to stop democracy from rupturing, nobody is stopping Israel on its way to becoming a pariah, even more than it is already.
The festive atmosphere on the way to the Tomb of the Patriarchs contrasts with the desolate, caged-in existence of local Palestinians.
Israel will not stand idly by as thousands of activists prepare to arrive on Sunday; it will not miss an opportunity to look ridiculous in the eyes of the world.
After we denounce the exaggeration, after we shake off the unjustified part of the charge, we must listen to the condemnation of these great people.
Stone tanks, plastic crocodiles, iron flowers - in practically every city square and under nearly every tree, monuments have sprung up around the country. A tour in honor of Pesach.
The extreme left is whoever endeavors toward a single state - the plundering settlers, the establishment that embraces them and the majority of Israelis, who do not lift a finger to stop them.