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.
Israel Navy soldiers fired 15 rubber-coated bullets at Khader al-Saaidy, as he fished off Gaza's coast. He has lost everything as result: his eyes, his livelihood and his hope
If the German government adopts the Bundestag resolution to outlaw the BDS movement, there will be nothing to equal it in any democracy
'How can the Israelis remain silent? In Gaza there are people with no arms or legs, there’s not a house without someone dead,' says Khamis Ziada, who lost everything in an Israeli air force attack
By refusing to open branches in the settlements, McDonald’s took a step very few companies are willing to take, but that all companies should have taken long ago
How one instance of spitting by me led to the conclusion that I can’t be anti-Semitic
Aisha al-Loulou needed surgery to remove a brain tumor, and chemotherapy, in East Jerusalem. Israel wouldn't allow her parents to go with her
Two months after soldiers opened fire for no apparent reason at civilians near Bethlehem, killing a 23-year-old, the man wounded in the shooting has a long road to recovery ahead. Don’t even ask about compensation
Gideon Levy The Grieving Israelis, the Sick Palestinians: A Tour of Destruction Along the Gaza Border
Independence Day flags and mourning in Ashkelon and Ashdod, sick Gazans who can’t get home: A tour of the sites of destruction along the Gaza border
And Gideon Levy was there to witness it and ask uncomfortable questions about the past
Gideon Levy Israel Required a Palestinian to Hire Armed Guards to Visit His Dying Brother. He Didn't Raise the Money in Time
A Palestinian whose teenage brother was shot at a checkpoint, after allegedly trying to stab a policeman, was asked to pay $1,360 in order to see him at an Israeli hospital
Osama Hajajeh, a Palestinian shepherd boy, is in the hospital with serious gunshot wounds to both his legs. Photos of him being shot while trying to flee Israeli commandos, bound and blindfolded, illustrate just how low the IDF has come. 'He's not a hero. He just wanted to live,' his father says
If he were a settler teen, he would be chasing the soldiers away, throwing stones and cursing at them. The story would be over. But the 15-year-old Hajajeh is a Palestinian teen
Gideon Levy Settlers 'Executed' a Palestinian, and the Israeli Army Covered It Up, Rights Group Reports
Two settlers shot and killed a Palestinian who threw stones at cars, and then the army deleted video-taped evidence, according to an investigation by B'Tselem
Gideon Levy Wounded Palestinian Prisoners Left in Rain With No Food or Toilets in 'Night of the Atrocity'
About 100 shackled security prisoners in an Israeli prison were left outside for 36 hours, after two guards were stabbed. This week they launched a hunger strike