Settlers stoned and injured a 73-year-old Palestinian in his grove, others vandalized another farmer's 200 trees. A journey during the season of harvest – which is also clearly the season of settler violence
Gideon Levy is a Haaretz columnist and a member of the newspaper's editorial board.
Levy joined Haaretz in 1982, and spent four years as the newspaper's deputy editor. He is the author of the weekly Twilight Zone feature, which covers the Israeli occupation in the West Bank and Gaza over the last 25 years, as well as the writer of political editorials for the newspaper.
Levy was the recipient of the Euro-Med Journalist Prize for 2008; the Leipzig Freedom Prize in 2001; the Israeli Journalists’ Union Prize in 1997; and The Association of Human Rights in Israel Award for 1996.
His new book, The Punishment of Gaza, has just been published by Verso Publishing House in London and New York.
For 20 years, a diabetic woman who is going blind lived with her family in a wretched encampment in the Jordan Valley. In recent weeks, Israeli forces demolished the site twice, and they threaten to return
Armed Israeli soldiers wandered through backyards, peeking through windows during a nighttime exercise in a West Bank village. Imagine them doing the same in a Jewish settlement
Here's What Happens With the Investigations the Israeli Army Launches When It Kills Innocent Palestinians
Almost every time Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian in the territories, the army announces the opening of an investigation by the Military Police. But a look back at incidents reported here over the past year reveals that such inquiries rarely conclude – if they ever began
The Al-Aqsa Intifada was the largest popular uprising against the occupation. Two decades after it broke out, the Palestinian situation is grimmer than ever
In the dead of night, Border Police stopped a car carrying three young Palestinians and without a word shot one of them in the head, point blank. Now he may lose his eyesight
'You want to breathe and you can’t. For a few seconds I couldn’t breathe at all,' says Khairi Hanoun, a veteran anti-occupation protester who was beaten and choked by an Israeli soldier at a demonstration
'I Waited for the Bullet That Would End This Nightmare': Palestinians Brutalized by Israeli Cop Gang Speak Out
Five Border Police officers have been charged in a shocking case of violence against Palestinian workers, which included beatings, humiliation and also robbery. Testimonies of two of the victims
A Mentally Disabled Palestinian Was Shot at an Israeli Checkpoint. His Family Wasn't Notified for Days
When Anwar saw news footage of his brother lying wounded at a checkpoint, days after the incident, he was relieved. At least he was alive
For five months, a Gaza man has been locked up in a small room in Abu Dhabi, even though he’s not guilty of any wrongdoing. Israel and Egypt refuse to allow him to return to Gaza, and the UAE won’t allow him in
Analysis The Israeli Army, Seeking Mild Sentence for Unlawful Shooting, Encourages Soldiers to Kill Innocent Palestinians
Ahmad Manasra was shot and killed from a reinforced guard post and for no reason. A plea agreement for the soldier who fired at him shows once again the absurdity of a grotesque military courts system
With its groves of trees, wading pools and peacocks, Omer’s Farm stands opposite a site we visited recently, where Palestinians trying to build a new village are being sabotaged by settlers. A conversation with its owners