One of the best-armed forces in the world is chasing children, examining old people's documents and entering bedrooms to make arrests.
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.
Every few weeks there's a shortage of another item in Gaza. Water is in sufficient supply for the time being, but electricity is intermittent.
Netanyahu was left stark naked. A prime minister without an agenda is the worst possible news for Israel. "Mr. Terror" without terrorism, "Mr. Iran" without Iran. Even a Thatcherite without Thatcherism, which has breathed its last breath.
There is a reasonable chance that transgressors and their cohorts will enter the temple - three candidates to the beacon of justice are settlers.
What exactly makes Kadima an opposition to the government? What is the difference between it and Labor in the coalition, apart from opportunism?
The scenes from Iran prove that some nations, unlike Israel, are trying to take their fate into their own hands.
At Bar Ilan on Sunday, another small brick was removed from the barricades of the occupation.
Rare are the moments when one person can change history. Tonight is the night.
The U.S. president has been told: It's a waste of your time. There's no one to talk to in Israel. Talking isn't going to do it.
The real Israeli creativity can be found in Tel Aviv and among its natives. Nothing has yet to emerge from Bat Ayin, with the exception of violence.