Avowed Jew-haters, white supremacists and Holocaust deniers vie to supplant mainstream GOP candidates
Bradley Burston is a Haaretz columnist and Senior Editor of Haaretz.com which publishes his blog, "A Special Place in Hell."
During the first Palestinian uprising, Burston served as Gaza correspondent for the Jerusalem Post, and was the paper's military correspondent in the 1991 Gulf War.
In the mid-1990s he covered Israeli-Arab peace talks for Reuters. In 2006, he received the Eliav-Sartawi Award for Mideast Journalism, presented at the United Nations.
A native of Los Angeles, Burston moved to Israel after graduation from Berkeley. He was part of a group which established Kibbutz Gezer, between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
Burston served in the IDF as a combat medic, later studying medicine in Be'er Sheva for two years before turning to journalism. He is married and has two daughters.
All of Netanyahu's Zionist wishes just came true. Killings and all
It may be time for both men to consider why 'be careful what you wish for' is such a useful cliche
For Israel's rickety democracy, already shot through with holes, the worst may well be dead ahead
In all of his proud intransigence, Netanyahu may be creating the very conditions for a radical new Holy Land, a future Israeli-Palestinian confederation.
Those who help asylum seekers, who oppose the occupation and defend the High Court are declaring their independence, at the risk of scorn, arrest or worse
Let's face it. If being a 'central inciter' is grounds for capital punishment, Netanyahu and his cabinet would have to hold their weekly meetings on Death Row
It hurts me to write what I'm about to. But it also hurts me to live in this place today. To open my eyes and see what's right here, right now
Living in Israel has turned me into a person who can find a way to live with a government that relates to African asylum seekers and millions of Palestinians as property
If nothing else, the right has persuaded me of this: We need to offer every West Bank Palestinian the option of voting in Israeli elections. If you refuse to allow them a country, for God's sake, allow them the vote
Why will this Passover be different from all the others? Because on this night, instead of welcoming the stranger, we will hunt him down and round him up and dump him like a dog in a country that doesn't want him
The first field trial is next week, the day of Passover. A new weapon against occupation, wielded by Palestinian refugees. And Israel, with its layers of defense against every manner of killing devised by man, is unprepared
Analysis In NRA's Response to School Massacre: Dog-whistle anti-Semitism, a Star-spangled Protocols of Zion
NRA chief LaPierre identified the enemies of his organization, and of America, as Jews - from Karl Marx to Bernie Sanders
The survivors forgot nothing of what they went through. What was done to them. And by whom. They've told their stories. It doesn't go away.
The kids of Parkland, Florida have moved an entire world. They went through one circle of hell after another this week, and their voices still managed to cut through Trump's churlish tweets like light itself
What're we supposed to think? That there are problems that we can just deport away? Well, why not? For some, frustrated with a lack of clear policies, it’s a tempting thought. But this is why not.
Machinery for throwing the election may be in full swing. And Trump seems to be getting help from one of his most reliable supporters - the Russian bot
They live as royals. They rule as royals. They are above the law. They alone know best. They exalt and exploit religion, but do not practice it. Democracy - the same. They are beholden to oligarchs. Some Russian. Some named Koch. Some named Adelson
Opinion Jews Know Deportation as a Crime Against Humanity - Jews, Except Netanyahu & Trump’s Boy Miller
In America and Israel, Jews are asserting that 'Never Again' means 'Here and Now', protesting Trump's move against Dreamers and trying to shield African refugees from Netanyahu's deportation plans
If anyone can take the obscene smears and overcome them with grace and force of principle, she can. It's 2018. America needs a kick in the butt and a real president