After his call for giving Palestinians in parts of West Bank civil rights makes waves, famed Israeli author responds to his critics.
We must grant Israeli residency to the 100,000 Palestinians living in the Israeli-controlled part of the West Bank, in order to ease the suffering of those living on the front line of the occupation.
The prime minister may have a forked tongue, but when he is publicly calling for negotiations without preconditions, the Palestinians must respond affirmatively.
A vision of a Greater Israel in which Israeli citizenship is granted to those Palestinians who desire it could help shake off some of the obsolete and fossilized clichs, and stir new and creative thinking.
If the Palestinians had truly wanted to be liberated from the metastasizing occupation and establish a Palestinian state before it is too late, they should have aspired to a swift separation.
When Israeli citizens define themselves as Jews - instead of Israelis - they weaken their link to the country and bar national identity from flourishing.
If a Jew need not live in Israel, need not speak Hebrew, need not be committed to formal communal relations with other Jews, need not believe in the God of Israel and His Torah, and does not necessarily have to be the child of a Jewish mother, who then, is a Jew?
Given the ways in which the word 'Zionism' is thrown around both in Israel and outside of it, and the vast permutations its gone through over the past decades, perhaps it's time we try to define it realistically.
Israeli novelist A.B. Yehoshua reviews Yehuda Bauer's new book on the Holocaust, which 'breaths truth,' despite the author's claim that his work is a fraud.
Just as the PLO was transformed into the Palestinian Authority, so it is time to start treating Hamas not as a 'terror organization,' but as a government.
A binational state would not arise solely due to Israels doings; its establishment also would be abetted by the silent cooperation of Palestinians.
The concept of the Jewish homeland has dominated the discourse for millennia, but now we need to reach definitive conclusions.
The author argues that peace remains elusive because the conflict is unprecedented in human history.
The concept of Zionism is dear to us, and therefore it is important that it find expression only in its rightful place: in the difference between us and the Jews of the Diaspora.
An excerpt from the new novel 'Hesed Sefaradi' ('Spanish Kindness' ), forthcoming in Hebrew from Hasifria Hahadasha.
Labor politician Arie 'Lova' Eliav, who died this week, was successful because of his moral clarity.
Attempting to destroy Iran's nuclear potential militarily is liable to drag Israel into a drawn-out war.
On the increasingly rapid devaluation of the term 'Israel,' or 'Israeli,' in favor of the term 'Jew.'
Why are we obsessed with calling ourselves a 'democratic Jewish state'? Why not just 'Israel'?