'What security threat do I pose to Israel if I go for an exam at Tel Hashomer?' Abu Nahla wonders. 'At the hospital entrance they take my identity card and exit permit. I can’t just go out for a stroll.'
By a twisted logic, Sgt. Elor Azaria can argue that the accusations against him are political, and that the only reason he was arrested was to placate one political side, the left.
Sgt. Elor Azaria should have argued before the military court that his killing of an incapacitated Palestinian was in keeping with the spirit of the time and place.
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox and Hasidic boys, taught by untrained and unlicensed teachers, don’t reach the legally required public school levels in English and math. It’s time for New York’s mayor to enforce the law.
Netanyahu would do well to implement a policy of true equality for Israeli Arabs, on both the practical and symbolic levels, while seeking a true peace agreement with the Palestinians.
It’s a messy, loud, contentious Democratic convention, where Bernie supporters’ sad and infuriating intensity is evident. But I feel a real unity between the two campaigns is emerging.
Last Thursday on the streets of our most hatred-torn city, love won. An Israel to be proud of. A life cult.
In minutes of meeting in then-defense minister Moshe Dayan’s office, top Israeli officials discussed how to violate international law in building settlement of Kiryat Arba, next to Hebron.
U.S. Election 2016
'Trump says he wants to run the nation like he's running his business? God help us,' says the formerly Republican mayor.