Minutes of an 1981 ministerial meeting indicate that Sharon, who would later become Israel's prime minister, proposed allocating West Bank land to the Israeli army for the sole purpose of forcing Palestinians out of their homes
From Rabin's Assassination to Eichmann Trial: Thousands of Files Missing From Israel's State Archive
Loss of the files, which include documents relating to major events in the country’s history was revealed in response to a freedom of information request
On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the pullout from Gaza, recollections of three unforgettable journeys: to Ariel Sharon's ranch, years beforehand; to Atzmona on the day it was evacuated; and to see the heaps of rubble, five months after the fact
The expert in medical malpractice, commercial law and tort law also represented the defendant in a famous murder case and a man who had been abducted by Hezbollah
The story of the Hollywood producer is the story of how money, charm and connections get things done in Israel
Former Wall Street tycoon and one of Forbes' wealthiest people worldwide of 1988, U.S.-based Riklis had sponsored former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon
Defense officials were responsible for photo captions that appear to spin history in Netanyahu's favor, overlooking Peres's presidency and leaving out former prime ministers altogether
The leftist justice system is drawing up its get-out-of-jail card for the prime minister, just as it did over 20 years ago with Ariel Sharon
Shimon Golan’s book on the military and political decisions in 1982 offers no major revelations but sheds light on the war’s goals and the leaders who stood behind them
The answer lies with Israel’s widespread use of political appointments: Studies show they lead to bad government, but ministers seemed determined to make the situation worse
Judging by past cases that plagued prime ministers Ariel Sharon, Ehud Olmert and Netanyahu himself, the attorney general may take some time to decided on indicting the prime minister
According to Ronen Bergman's new book, it's a miracle I'm still alive. Here’s my recollection of the fateful day I met the PLO leader in Beirut and lived to tell the tale
What rationale or logic caused Ariel Sharon, the architect and patron of much of the Israeli settlements beyond the 1949 armistice lines, to reverse course and decide on the disengagement plan?
After 35 years, with the leading figures of the 1982 Lebanon War gone, the IDF is issuing its official history of the conflict
After Yair Netanyahu claimed he was being unfairly targeted while the sons of other prime ministers get a pass, Ehud Olmert's two sons take him to task
Executive Privilege Ehud Olmert Was Not the First Israeli PM to Get in Trouble for Taking Classified Documents Home
The most notable example was Ariel Sharon, who maintained a large private archive in his private farm home
U.S. spy agency marked Sharon as the next prime minister, forecast the Palestinian uprising and believed the settlements were reversible
As the Day of Remembrance for Israel’s fallen soldiers approaches, let us acknowledge that since the futile, 18-year war in Lebanon, Israeli society has made it a point not to engage in national soul-searching about what it did.
This is gang war, in which each camp sees corruption only when political rivals are doing it.
What's new – and what isn't – in Trump's statement on Israel's settlement building.
Despite four leaders dying in the past decade, the commemoration budget hasn't risen in ten years.
Are there no reporters from the right who have anything to say about a prime minister who gets hundreds of thousands of shekels in benefits from tycoons?
Funds earmarked for erecting and completing communal structures in fast-growing Be'er Ganim and Nitzan.
How the Netanyahus run their homes is important, but the media should be paying attention to serious improprieties in another realm.
The prime minister has a legacy to choose from: Will he resign like Yitzhak Rabin or let his beloved take the rap like Ariel Sharon?
Democracy and freedom are not just measured on a fixed scale, but also against our expectations, and Israeli democracy has been exemplary.
The generals didn't see it coming, and if Avigdor Lieberman does become defense minister he can expect a rough ride unless he reins in his most extreme tendencies.
Do right wing leaders in Israel break left once in power? The former MK questions studied the issue in depth and sat down with Haaretz to share the results, published in his latest book.
The prime minister takes pride in bringing about the current, relatively calm security situation – but the defense minister, IDF chief and the Palestinians have also done their part. Moreover, it may not last.