Being hurt in a clash with Israeli troops was just the start of Bara Kana'an's nightmare
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's guilty but America made it possible: Thanks to the U.S., we're celebrating the first 50 years of the occupation - and probably not the last
Fatima Hajiji, 16, who was shot at least 10 times in East Jerusalem while brandishing a knife, wanted to be a martyr. Witnesses say she wasn't endangering anyone
Of all of Israel’s whims, this is the craziest of all. A country trying look secular, Western and modern is going nuts over a wall
Gideon Levy responds to the former Israeli prime minister’s review of ‘Catch 67’ and finds a right winger in leftist clothing
The contest is between Marwan Barghouti, leader of the hunger strike who was caught nibbling a wafer, and Gilad Erdan, the minister who set a trap for him
The Israeli agent asked Taher Yaakub to become a collaborator, an offer he refused. 'That’s how the tragedy began,' he now says
Evil is the only inclination guiding the Israeli response to the hunger strike of the Palestinian prisoners. All the rest is pretense about security
Aarab Barghouti, 26, is the son of Marwan Barghouti, the jailed Fatah activist who is leading a Palestinian hunger strike in Israeli prisons. He is convinced the Israelis will never have another partner for peace like his father
Every Israeli now knows what every Palestinian child knows: If you want to put an end to your agonized lives, go to the checkpoint