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.