At a time when Israel is going backward and turning its back on compromise with the Palestinians, it’s sad to say goodbye to the last of the founders’ generation, someone who worked tirelessly all his life to secure Israel.
The government’s absence from an important military exercise is a badge of dishonor for its handling of national security.
Religious soldiers must subordinate themselves to the army, not the opposite. That’s how it is in a modern army in a properly run state.
Netanyahu is dreaming of a Jewish state in the territories, while at the same time lying to and endangering Israel’s citizens by not clarifying the threat they face; will Israelis follow this pied piper into the abyss?
Netanyahu evoked an enchanting idyll by inviting Abbas to address the Knesset in his UN speech. But if he wants to us to take him seriously, he must begin the peace at home by recognizing Palestinian aspirations.
In the Middle East, Obama will be remembered as one of the most ineffective presidents, revealed as not only one who cannot, but one who doesn’t even try.
Declassifying documents is crucial to studying history. The attempt to deny the Nakba encourages the occupation and stifles any chance for peace.
Every time a police officer closes a store with no legal justification, it just makes it all the more clear to the local residents and the rest of the world that East Jerusalem is occupied territory by any law.
War criminals among Israel’s enemies have murdered prisoners — both soldiers and civilians. This does not justify similar conduct by IDF soldiers.
If Israel wants to preserve the visage of a law-abiding country, Amona must be dismantled and the proposed legislation to legalize it taken off the agenda.