In regards to Yoav Galant, Israeli society is troubled more by a few dozen dunams of rocky soil than hundreds of people killed for nothing.
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.
Khalil Givati-Rapp, a medic in the Nahal Brigade, could no longer bear the role society had forced upon him.
We have to free ourselves from the mirage of the young success stories. The hilltop youth and Anarchists against the Wall are more worthy: at least they believe in something.
The Defense Minister turned Israel into the only state in the West, not counting the United States, that lacks a Labor party, a Socio-Democrat party or a left wing.
How is it that the same person who once stood up to Ariel Sharon is now so threatened in the presence of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who humiliates him again and again?
Ze'ev Segal would try - sometimes desperately - to moderate the positions of the paper, to shift it to the imaginary center. To criticize, but a little less.
There is no democracy without human rights groups. Show some respect, Avigdor Lieberman, before you vilify them.
Instead of working toward revealing the truth behind the recent death of an anti-fence demonstrator the IDF is reaching into its bag of lies.
Her brother was killed at a Bil'in protest and now Jawaher Abu Rahmah has died there as well. The IDF said she may have died of cancer, but her family is sure she was killed by tear gas.
The police, the legal system, the Knesset, the Shin Bet, and the IDF have joined forces with the propagandists of the right to act as prosecutors without a trial.