Criminalizing the nuanced and messy relationship between the media and politics is a slippery slope that endangers Israel’s democracy and freedom of the press
The harsh reaction to a Jerusalem councilman who gloated after an Arab peddler's wares were confiscated was heartening, but most humiliations against the community fail to raise a similar protest
Sports stars who are admired by millions can influence and shock public opinion far more effectively than politicians, academics and intellectuals
Opinion Netanyahu’s Virtual Reality Provides Consistent Alibis for Policy Failures and Personal Failings
All-encompassing conspiracy theories combat awareness that something is rotten in Bibi’s Kingdom
Hollywood has a responsibility to set the right example. But it isn’t the venue for determining guilt or innocence.
Internal data show that the number of Israeli students completing a degree in computer science at all the universities combined stands at 900 per year. This is a painfully small number
Except for the U.S., the entire Western world got rid of the death penalty 20 years ago, but the justice and education ministers are desperate to bring it to Israel
My 15-year-old adopted son asked me why we couldn't adopt a girl from Israel into the family. Because Dad is unfit, I answered
What Netanyahu and the right fear from the UN agency’s decision on Hebron is not anti-Semitism, but the strengthening of the international recognition of Palestine as a state
It recognized ancient Hebron (Al-Khalil) as a world heritage site holy to three faiths, and located in Palestine. Period.
The Knesset is telling the Arab community that their language’s standing is in jeopardy, so they should be careful not to make any unexpected moves
A Knesset committee has approved for its final votes a benighted bill aimed at granting the government control over the content the public can be exposed to online
Israelis would give Britney Spears a fan for her stage performance in Tel Aviv before they'd give Gazan residents a chance to drink their own sweat
The collapse of Labor (and Meretz) is not unique to Israel. The left is evaporating all over the Western world, including Britain, where Jeremy Corbyn's loss was played by the media as a victory
Reform, Conservative Jews didn’t understand how Israeli system works on state and religion, where things move from the ground up, not the other way
Justice Minister Shaked is investigating the spokesman for the army veterans' group for breaking the silence on what he did in Hebron – nobody else among the countless veterans who've told similar stories and worse, just him
A single line passes between the death and bereavement ritual for the Israeli dead and the display of indifference, inhumanity and gloating over the other nation’s dead – a line of dehumanization
Likud's ideological wing must join Habayit Hayehudi to thwart Israeli PM’s indirect strategy for establishing a Palestinian state on settlement ruins
Arch-Zionists and anti-Zionists want to make us choose between the two pillars of our identity
He is the voice of common sense, the voice of social decency and the voice of the original Israeliness that has been so corrupted | Opinion
The prime minister launched a preemptive strike against both the submarine affair that threatened to drown him and against the firefighting failures that quickly surfaced.
It's better for Meretz voters to at least strengthen the Labor Party, which will definitely be a part of the coalition formed by Yair Lapid, if he wins the next election.
Israeli journalists have been in Syria and Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan, but not in Gaza, an hour’s drive from Tel Aviv.
Politics is first and foremost the art of story-telling and image, and those who would replace Netanyahu need to be more radical and more thuggish than Netanyahu himself.
Because hell hath no fury like a Donald scorned and because his election could dismantle the pro-Israel bloc in Congress.
The current strategic reality is the best Israel has ever experienced, but there are questions marks on the horizon - particularly as regards the Palestinians - that need to be answered.
Peace is not going to come before Israelis know about and understand how it all began.
Nothing has been forgotten and no one is adopting Barak as the left’s old-new redeemer, but he can still do good by ruining Netanyahu’s image as the nation’s guardian and savior.
If we stop believing that someone else will solve our problems for us, perhaps we’ll be able to do it ourselves.
Poland needs to allow historians free access to and interpretation of its past. Only then can unfair and negative stereotypes, such as those used by Shlomo Avineri regarding the Polish underground Home Army, be refuted.