Security expert and frequent Haaretz contributor – who died Monday at 59 – was a high-profile critic of the Obama nuclear deal, but did not see war between U.S. and Iran as inevitable
Esther Solomon is the Opinion Editor of Haaretz English
Allies, officials and now the Congress have sounded the alarm about the U.S. president's foreign policy. From Syria to Iran, Haaretz takes a deep dive into the impact of three years of Trumpism in the Mideast. Click on 'hotspots' and 'administration' for the complete breakdown
Pushed out of the anti-Semitic left and repelled by the nativist right, Jews are now at a unique political disadvantage among U.K. minorities
Israel Election: Inside Views on Netanyahu’s Desperate, Illiberal and Annexationist Attempt to Hold on to Power
Israel has never held two national elections in one year, and voters face a stark choice: backing Netanyahu’s unprecedented assault on foundational liberal democratic values – or pushing back. Find out more in our top election op-eds
Resentment towards the half-million Syrian refugees in Istanbul, fueled by Turkey's economic crisis and populist political rhetoric, is metastasizing into a general hostility toward all Arabs - and Palestinians are caught in the backlash
We’ve prematurely celebrated the demise of Austrian Nazis one too many times. Despite the graft-and-corruption scandal that's just ousted the Freedom Party from government, has anything really changed?
Opinion Ben Shapiro Glorifies 'Judeo-Christian Values,' Absolves Its anti-Semitism and Preaches Its Islamophobia
The real debate that Shapiro wanted to stir up with his tweet about the Notre Dame cathedral fire isn’t about medieval France. It’s about 21st century America and Europe: Who’s in, and who’s out
If you're angry, confused, repelled or fascinated by the election campaign that's the fight of Netanyahu's life, and the potential birth of a new political era - these op-eds will shed light, and heat
Trump's alt-lite acolytes are hoping the chaos of Brexit Britain will open a door for their nationalistic culture wars. But the disastrous launch of Turning Point U.K. showcased the indefensible flaws in their crusade
Two significant progressive spaces - the Women's March and the UK Labour party - have become unfriendly, if not unsafe, spaces for many Jews. And the reasons are depressingly similar
From Pittsburgh to Khashoggi, settlements to Syria, Netanyahu's far-right friends and Assad's Western apologists, Palestinian 'saints' and Sikhs for Palestine: Here are 31 op-eds to ruin your holiday mood
And Iran, George Galloway, Gilad Atzmon and the Daily Stormer. Why has such a diverse spectrum of anti-Semites converged on the work of this Israeli historian? Should he bear any blame for how they've weaponized his words?
From Charlottesville to Pittsburgh, the U.S. Embassy Jerusalem move to the Iran deal, from Saudi to Syria and from Palestinian refugees to the Muslim travel ban: Read the best Haaretz commentary and critique on two years of the 45th president
At their Tel Aviv rally, supporters of the alt-right’s latest free speech ‘martyr' accused the U.K. of 'subservience to Islam.' But Jews who think the far right is offering them authentic 'friendship' are clearly capable of particularly delusional thinking
Dr. Emily Landau, one of the foremost experts on nuclear proliferation in the Middle East, claims that Iran's threats to pull out of the deal if Trump tries to renegotiate it are exaggerated - the deal has been great for Iran - interview
Sharing a name with my partner isn’t an act of power of one side over the other. For me, it’s a unifying act.
Allies, officials and now the US Congress have sounded the alarm about the US president's conduct of foreign policy. Haaretz takes a deep dive into Trump's far-reaching impact on the region
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English-language writers in Israel were once at a disadvantage in the publishing world, but new opportunities in self-publishing have opened up their options, and may even be giving them an edge over their Hebrew-language counterparts
They might not shout about their certificate, but some Tel Aviv eateries are proving that kosher can also be cool
Until this week, Dalton Antonio Domingos, a three year-old boy from Angola, had no future. Born with a congenital heart condition, his own country does not have the medical facilities to treat him. Fortunately for him, an Israel charity, Save a Child's Heart, stepped in to rescue him. The story of saving hearts, from Angola to Israel.
Think of Israel's southern Negev desert, which, along with the neighbouring Arava, covers more than half of Israel's land mass, and the chances are you will think of a parched wilderness.
Before forwarding a chain e-mail, out of an indefinite sense of righteous indignation, resist the herd instinct.
Goldin's autobiography brings to life the community and way of life of Persia's Jews - and its women in particular - that have disappeared.
Haredi women who complain about abusive spouses risk being made outcasts in their community and damaging their children's marriage prospects
Both authors chose to base themselves and their writing in specific locations and to build narratives populated by frank, idiosyncratic, local voices.
This multi-layered work of fiction, centering around the rediscovery of a biblical codex, marries fact and fiction, sacred and secular, and revels in textual density.