The environment is a worthy subject, but it's hard to have sympathy for a book that expresses more outrage over damage to the land than over the oppression of so many people living in this land.
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.
Israel is nostalgic for its most dangerous leader, for the person who caused it more damage than anyone else.
'The sights in the territories even turn the stomach of someone who grew up under apartheid,' says South African Minister Ronnie Kasrils. A conversation with a Jew who is in conflict with his people.
Peretz can bridge the gap between the elites, who fear Benjamin Netanyahu, and the masses, who are about to vote for him.
The bullet struck Maha Katouni, seven months pregnant, in the back, and penetrated the head of the unborn child in her womb. His name was to have been Daoud - the youngest Palestinian victim.
Three hours of routine hell in the Jenin refugee camp. A diary of events from the house at the end of the alley.
This protest is just as hollow as the leadership against which it is aimed. Bereaved parents mourned their children from the stage, but no one suggested how to prevent the next war.
A high-school senior is studying for an important exam on Saturday evening in her bedroom in the Jenin refugee camp. An IDF sniper fires on her from afar. One bullet in the middle of her forehead, two in the refrigerator door.
Weren't we in precisely this same horror film, with the very same script, 14 years earlier? Will the committee have something to say about this?