A documentary about Schocken wisely focuses on the aesthetic he cultivated as owner of department stores in Weimar Germany and bibliophile who published Agnon, Kafka, Buber and others
Racism isn’t the exclusive province of the right. Racism is the state.
Slander by the right doesn’t justify the Israeli left’s malice and interference in British politics ‘in the name of the Jewish people’
The value of Israeli citizenship is declining. And now comes the little prince to upgrade it with the help of the ‘nation-state law’
Ridicule only obscures the fact that he's openly trying to help the Trump administration jump-start a mega war with Iran
Jewish nationalism in Israel is a disaster: It requires religion to justify itself, it uses its citizens to trample the Palestinians, and that's just the tip of the iceberg
What really lies behind Israel's desire to send African refugees back to their homelands? Blame it on the Zionist neurosis that the land belongs to the Jews, forever
Israelis pay more and more out of their pockets for health, a bigger chunk than in any Western country; but capitalism is running rampant here, led by the arrogant Netanyahu government
The right was always more successful at forging links with the people, mainly through incitement; it's a trait shared by prime ministers from Menachem Begin through to Netanyahu
This Passover, like every other one since 1967, Israel will be full of hollow words.
The post-politics of the 21st century is characterized by wholesale claims of victimhood. Such is the map of the Western right.
The first villainous character whom Americans learned to admire was J.R. from the TV show 'Dallas.' He was Trump’s father, Yankee Doodle as the lord and master.
Although she wanted to be remembered as a 'hard woman,' Galia Yahav was also a good-hearted woman who was passionate about art.
Uri Avnery always saw himself as a foreign minister without a government, not a political activist. His memoir is a type of consolation for his political isolation.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent actions have brought to an end 50 years of Israeli deception about the temporariness of the settlement enterprise.
Our state does not need teachers. It needs agents, and on the cheap. You too, children, will become agents.
A new phenomenon has surfaced, and it's not only wild animals who are facing extinction. It's also thought, dialectics and literature.
The country's sad state of affairs tends to entrench 'the people' in racist and nationalist clichés. Thus, under Netanyahu’s watch, the volk came to power.
The proposal to teach Mizrahi culture in Israel's schools won't fix the bigger problem of how Jews of Middle Eastern origin have been pushed to the margins of Israeli society.
It seems as if the only place where there is still a left that hasn’t capitulated to the rule of ego is the Communist Party, which preserves the flame of political logic. But it’s too little.
This is what remains: hatred. And for that we thank everyone who was in favor of going into that war and who postponed the end. Now is the life after death, like vampires.
The State of Israel was never a state of law - Law with a capital 'L,' the backbone of every democracy, but rather a state in which 'someday there will be law.'
After having periodically repulsed it, we are once again in the midst of the Palestinian War of Independence.
For a country to truly devastate its environs with consistency, it needs drones that kill indiscriminately, without feelings of remorse, and a Spartanism that only nationalist religion can provide.
The real crisis of democracy is when the people watch the news but do nothing.