The days of kites abound with miracles here. The fact that more Israelis were scratched while shaving in recent months than from kite fires is attributed entirely to miracles
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.
The spirit of Gaza is unbroken by any siege and breathing life into the desperate and lost cause of the Palestinian struggle
The nation-state law makes it plain. Israel is for Jews only, on the books. It’s easier this way for everyone
After decades of government by a single regime that brought great accomplishments and led to a dead end, the only way to achieve change is by first taking down the scaffolding on which the structure was built
Despite the recent flurry of allegations against nursery school teachers in the #MeToo era, the worst abuses are inflicted at home. Parents should stop interfering in the lives of their children at school
The battle for equal rights is being won, but do women really want the right to perpetrate war crimes or to maintain the occupation?
Suddenly a world where a Turkish referee tells Messi what’s what and a black African referee blows the whistle on European whites
Felicia Langer fought, first in Israel and then from Germany, for the enforcement of international law from which Israel excepted itself
A legislator in prison through no fault of her own is a political prisoner in every way
The Knesset could act not just against the press, but against human rights groups and Palestinians, the last witnesses for the prosecution against the occupation
Israeli prosecutors concluded that the two soldiers acted properly when they shot and killed an unarmed teenager 10 meters away as he ran away from them
When fairness is gone, all that is left is propaganda
They are the last fighters against the Israeli occupation. While the occupied West Bank behaves like it's given up, Gaza is not giving up
The Labor Party's Eitan Cabel proposes not peace but annexation. His Palestinians have no status and no rights, and they of course are to blame for this
Vandals slashed hundreds of mature grape plants near Hebron, and the odds that the culprits will be caught are slim
Recent days show how far Israel has deteriorated in her efforts to impose the absolute truth, which is not to be questioned. The day isn’t far when we set up a Truth Ministry, just like in '1984.'
A visit to a burning Israel-Gaza border, a day after the massacre
On the night of the Palestinians’ slaughter, Zion exulted an embassy and a Eurovision. It’s difficult to think of a more atrocious moral eclipse
Iran has been publicly humiliated, the Palestinians are crushed, and on Monday they will be stomped on with pomp and circumstance as the American Embassy opens in Jerusalem. These are days of great victory for Netanyahu
A Tale of Two West Bank Towns: A Bleak Palestinian Refugee Camp Choked by a Thriving Israeli Settlement
The Israeli authorities allow nearly no one from Jalazun to work in Israel, its unemployment rate is staggering and the army raids its homes every night