One can fight politicians, global warming, big corporations and Donald Trump without needing much courage. Not so with the occupation
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.
Dozens of Israeli troops marched into Khalida Jarrar's Ramallah home in the dark of night, beating up her daughter and seizing her husband's work hard drives before making the arrest; her family fears she will stay in jail indefinitely
The shooting of two police officers on the Temple Mount has a motive, a reason and deep roots. But discussing them is considered treason and a justification of terror
The settlers have caused Israel much more damage than the Haredim, and nationalism is a lot more dangerous than religious indoctrination
Peretz and Gabbay have already passed through the meat grinder called the Labor Party and have become part of its flawed DNA, which is the DNA of everything that is termed left-center
With the Labor Party leadership elections on Tuesday, the whole region is readying for a revolution. Or not.
This week, thousands of visitors packed the West Bank's biggest amusement park to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. Two entrepreneur brothers, a $15-million investment – not even Israeli red tape can stop the big wheel
When it comes to the Western Wall, suddenly U.S. Jews are liberals, criticizing Israel. Did they ever fight for the right of Palestinians to worship freely?
The Goldins want their dead son's body returned by Hamas at any price, and they want to extract that price from the Gaza Strip’s 2 million cursed inhabitants
A single line passes between the death and bereavement ritual for the Israeli dead and the display of indifference, inhumanity and gloating over the other nation’s dead – a line of dehumanization