Haaretz’s Jerusalem correspondent covered the story of the city’s unification in the wake of the Six-Day War. Fifty years later he revisits the the dramatic decision that changed the face of the Middle East
Like the members of Israel's Jewish Underground in 1980, today’s right-wing politicians are aware of the trouble their actions are likely to bring on the country, but they are secretly counting on divine salvation.
Already in his political science class 50 years ago, there were students who felt that Avineri was presenting a holistic, absolute version of things devoid of doubt.
The defense minister's judgment is shaped by his psychological attitude to Palestinians' (or 'Arabs') – not by a rational analysis of events.
The former prime minister's conduct up until his formal conviction this week provided plenty of reasons to distance him from the public arena.
Israeli apathy toward the goings-on in court between former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and his ex-aide Shula Zaken is worthy of contempt.
By attempting to portray the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef as a living 'father,' Shas party leaders and the rabbi's children are serving their own political purposes.
In Netanyahu’s mental and conceptual outlook, the world of the 21st century isn’t different from the world of 1940-1945.
The public has the right to know the total amounts that were transferred to the settlement enterprise.
For Netanyahu, the public arena is a hunting ground for him to roam and from which to extract maximal personal gain.