Having served as the Palestinians’ ambassador to the UN for over a decade and being floated as a possible successor to Abbas, Nasser al-Qudwa is not your average curator
Arafat inherited less than 0.5 percent of the plot, but the judge rules it legal to put a temporary freeze on entire plot ■ Order issued at the request of families of terror victims
Obtaining support of the Israeli voter is a necessary condition for reaching a peace agreement with Israel’s Arab neighbors
The Oslo Accords have given Israel another 25 years at least of uncontrolled settlement activity and brutal occupation
Since the Oslo Accords were signed 25 years ago, no Israeli leader has believed strongly enough in them to enable progress toward a final status accord
Joel Singer, who drafted the accords, left Israel broken-hearted in the wake of Rabin’s assassination. He tells Haaretz about the missed opportunities and calls on the current government not to destroy the foundations of a future peace deal
It’s hard to convey the full scope of Avnery’s omnipresence on the Israeli scene
The Gush Shalom founder was one of the first Israelis to actively seek a Palestinian state as a peaceful solution to the conflict: ‘The difference between a freedom fighter and a terrorist depends on your perspective’
Fearing his rival Ehud Olmert would win the election with the ultra-Orthodox vote, ex-mayor Teddy Kollek sent an aide to Tunis who tried to break East Jerusalem's boycott on voting
'If it is confirmed Arafat is on board, the plane is to be shot down,' handwritten note from Israel Defense Force chief said in 1981
Left-wing weekly claims that, in the diaries written until a month prior to his death, Italy and PLO had secret non-aggression pact in 1980s
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
Israel should return to the proposals made by Barak and Olmert and show that there is an Israeli peace partner, even if there is no easy Palestinian one
Saints and Sinners From Aung San Suu Kyi to Arafat: How Some Nobel Peace Prize Winners Turn to Violence
A cautionary tale for the 2017 laureate who will be named on Friday
Israel doesn't really do statues but has plenty of streets and monuments named after controversial figures — from a racist rabbi to a segregationist politician
Every nation’s heroes are stained with blood. Some of the heroes for whom Israeli streets are named have a lot more blood on their hands than Yasser Arafat did.
All those who don’t understand why it was so difficult for the Palestinian-Israelis’ political representatives to show their final respects to Shimon Peres, should recall Arafat’s funeral and the 'respect' shown him by the Israelis.
Arrivals / Departures: Reuven Goldberg worked at a center for torture survivors in Berlin when he was assigned the case of one the late Palestinian leader's bodyguards: 'It was a very exceptional encounter'; Julien Scholl, a French circus artist, explores conflict through performance.
No More Fear? Hardly. Sustained terror attacks, such as those that brought Netanyahu to power, can upend the U.S. presidential race.
It’s clear that no Palestinian has stepped forward in recent years who can make and implement agreements. Still, we get the French president’s theatrics.
'Isn’t it the most natural and healthiest thing for the two peoples that we make peace already?' wonders one weary Palestinian as others recount their tribulations.
The pedagogues’ strike demonstrates once again the beauty of a public that organizes and fights for its rights and attempts to correct an injustice.
Odeh made the allegation during an interview on Channel 2, saying that when Avi Dichter, now a Likud MK, was head of the Shin Bet, he 'sent the people' who murdered Arafat.
What if almost everything we know about the lead-up to the signing of the Oslo accords is wrong? What if PM Rabin never became ‘disillusioned’ about the Washington talks that were then underway? A behind-the-scenes look at the alternatives to the Oslo track.
After his release from prison in 2008, Kuntar set up terror cells against Israel. But in 1995, he said the decision to attack civilians was a mistake. Following Kuntar’s assassination, we republish the interview he gave Haaretz.
In the '70s' Abie Nathan launched a legendary pirate radio station. A documentary at New York’s Other Israel Film Festival explores his lasting influence on politics.
The house has been closed since Hamas took over the coastal enclave in 2007.
Despite recent setbacks, the door still remains open to a two-state solution. But the Palestinian leadership must recognize that the Oslo Accords were an opportunity for lasting peace, rather than the destination itself.
What was Rabin’s vision? Yossi Beilin has no idea. One of the architects of the Oslo Accords reveals some of the less pleasant aspects of the prime minister’s personality.
Newly released historical documents highlight the folly of overestimating the importance of military intelligence - a lesson that is all too valuable today.