When Hadash joined Joint List, many voters were left 'politically homeless.' And Meretz, which has just one Arab MK and whose head is willing to join a coalition with Lieberman, isn't the answer
Iris Leal is a writer
Not so long ago we were still afraid to walk down European streets identified as Jews, and now, with a truncheon at our belt in our own cities, we instill terror in others
Orli Levi-Abekasis manages to protect her reputation even when she’s deep in the muck. But would she join a center-left government or a right-wing nationalist one?
As long as we continue to obediently accept the ugly occupation, how can we scorn soldiers who act immorally?
It's no surprise that the decision to bomb Syria’s reactor was made by a prime minister brave enough to seek peace with Abbas
That’s the best way to prevent the next election from bringing Israeli democracy, which is now on its sickbed, to an even more critical state
Portraying the battle between Mizrahi identity and the asylum seekers as a kind of covert racism is another way for the government to take control of the story and shape it
An Oprah candidacy would be another example of the Western worlds obsession with a culture of celebrity and ratings over expertise and experience
In the run-up to the next election, Likud and other parties in the cabinet have been going crazy with populist bills like the one to impose the death penalty on terrorists
If ‘alternative facts’ dominated 2017, in 2018 we can look forward to a year of ‘post-truth’
Deep down, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu knows it is over. Now he needs to come to terms with the loss of power and walk gracefully into the sunset
These two soldiers, one an Arab-hating right-winger, according to his Facebook posts, the other the spokesman for Breaking the Silence, are the natural victims of the occupation
What did Yair Netanyahu mean when he praised his father for his 'willingness to sacrifice' himself for the country?
Purists don’t see the big picture and don’t understand that in order to win, you have to soften edges and blur messages
Netanyahu is the one who doesn’t want a peace agreement, because he believes a new, emerging geopolitical reality renders it unnecessary
Despicable and impossible to describe without using the word 'apartheid,' Bezalel Smotrich's plan is really just a distraction
The prime minister realizes that events on Israel's borders are about the change the political landscape forever
A straight line connects Benjamin Netanyahu’s media-bashing address at the rally held for him in Tel Aviv and President Donald Trump’s unhinged mediaphobic speech in Phoenix
The IDF initially prevented a conscientious objector from taking a book about the atrocities of colonialism into military prison, but 'Exterminate All the Brutes' should be required reading for all draftees
There is room to protest over what is already known, but we should recognize and respect the enormous task facing Avichai Mendelblit