After two and half years of delay, Adam Hemo will be allowed to leave the Strip with his family – if his mother and older siblings undergo a new security check
Amira Hass is the Haaretz correspondent for the Occupied Territories.
Born in Jerusalem in 1956, Hass joined Haaretz in 1989, and has been in her current position since 1993. As the correspondent for the territories, she spent three years living in Gaza, which served of the basis for her widely acclaimed book, "Drinking the Sea at Gaza." She has lived in the West Bank city of Ramallah since 1997.
Hass is also the author of two other books, both of which are compilations of her articles.
Why should Israeli professors and students care that their country is subverting the academic freedom of Palestinian universities and interfering with their hiring of foreign lecturers?
Short-term tourist visas and refusals to extend them are routine obstacles, but the West Bank's Birzeit University is now fighting back
Nazareth is stuck in the intrigues of Judaization, expulsion and the distortion of history. The family, urban and cultural continuum is very much in evidence there. And in Nazareth Illit? Judging by the nameplates, many of the residents are Arabs who live their lives in the lower city
'Palestinian Authority Is Tyrannical': Joint Gaza, West Bank Conference Amps Criticism of Abbas and Hamas
At a recent confab, panel members and everyday Palestinians discuss democracy, with their openness only highlighting the obedience enforced on Fatah and PLO
What would Haaretz be if it didn’t publish reports that its readers refuse to read because they are too busy banging their heads against the excuse that 'we didn’t know'?
The bureaucratic reason is simple: His registered address is Rafah
The testimonies of residents in the ultra-Orthodox settlement in defense of the accused, Mahmoud Qatusa, are some of the only glimmers of light in this affair
The family of Mahmoud Qatusa, who has been charged with raping a 7-year-old Israeli girl, notes flaws in the investigation, but he’s still behind bars and far-rightists are demonstrating outside his village
Fawzi Ibrahim bequeathed courage to his sons, against his will and theirs: The courage to oppose the continued theft of their land by the Jewish settlers in Emek Shiloh
The Palestinian family that suffered the most suspects that the fire is linked to the masked people, possibly settlers, who broke into the nearby schoolyard
Elaine Zoughbi’s crime is marrying a Palestinian 30 years ago and having four Palestinian children with him
The 'Money Mountain': Israel Holding Millions in Palestinian Deposits, Promises Now to Finally Pay It Back
$16 million have accumulated in the accounts of Israel’s Civil Administration since the 1990s, all of it guarantees collected from Palestinians
The European Union sought clarifications from Israel nearly a year ago. A meeting on the matter is finally due to take place next week
‘What will we do in another 10 years?’ asked the Palestinian hostess on a balcony in Bethlehem. ‘The grandchildren will grow up, get married, where will they live? What will be left for them?’
Living in legal limbo for more than 40 years, Maryam Ibrahim has not been allowed to live in her native West Bank village of Beit Furik with her husband and in recent years, Israel hasn’t allowed her to visit
The right to freedom of movement applies to Jews only and is translated into a regime of prohibitions and permits, set up by Israel
New biometric readers reduce contact with soldiers and cut waiting times at the most crowded West Bank crossings. The Defense Ministry calls it a revolution, and the Palestinians are pleased too – for now
Photographers receive $2,500 settlement ■ Video showed soldiers hitting and cursing at photographers, with one soldier throwing a rock
The Bundestag has equated the boycott calls of an anti-occupation organization to those heard in 1930s Germany. The move is a coup for the Israeli government - and minimizes Nazi anti-Semitism
Shepherds in the West Bank have to leave their tents behind because of the military exercises
High Court backed up state's claim that the factory hadn't filed a formal request – despite admitting that there are no clear procedures for marketing of processed food from Gaza to West Bank