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.
The Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company is at the heart of an international legal battle between Iran and Israel - but it cannot be above the law.
The Israeli attempts to sabotage White House policy eventually extracted a high price: $7 billion – the difference between Obama's original offer and the eventual amount in the new U.S. military aid deal.
Israel has encouraged Israelis to buy new cars, while shelving alternative public transportation projects. By 2030, its economy will lose $10 billion due to decreased mobility, loss of work hours, traffic accidents and pollution.
Israel's education minister's remark that Judaism is more important than science and math is not only a pedagogical mistake - it's part of deeper problems that erode universalist values in Israeli schools.
If the human rights of Palestinian detainees are indeed important to the state and the justices, they should refrain from ordering and approving administrative detentions. That would be the genuine solution.