Ultra-Orthodox society has become the motor for growth of the Jewish population in the West Bank, with Israel paying an increasingly exorbitant price for this policy
The fruits of the prime minister’s labors will ultimately propel Israel toward a single-state solution, but not before a long spell as an apartheid regime
The opening of the new 'apartheid road' connecting Jerusalem with its northern settlements was met with silence. Right-wing politicians are no longer afraid of a response, they know the world will remain indifferent
The poorest settlements are home to messianic, religious-Zionist, right-wing voters – and this where Naftali Bennett & Co. are trying to bring more people, in the heart of Palestinian areas
What religious and nationalist indoctrination in schools means for Israel's future
Israelis need to recognize three facts about why the isolated settlements in the West Bank remain a dangerous obstacle to the two-state solution
By relying on faith-based arguments devoid of any diplomatic or legal validity, Israeli politicians are undermining the solid foundations of the Zionist narrative, which have been accepted by the international community for a century
The U.S. envoy to Mideast peace should establish a clear framework and parameters for a final-status agreement on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Netanyahu's conduct with regard to Western Wall worship and the conversion bill set a new record for his deceptive policies concerning both the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and ties with Diaspora Jews
In 1995, Umberto Eco outlined 14 features of what he called ‘eternal fascism.’ An examination of statements by Israeli politicians suggests democracy may be on shaky ground in the Jewish state
The crowning glory of the enterprise, that great startup for making Palestinians and their national aspirations disappear, is based on natural growth in two ultra-Orthodox cities.
'United Israel' would mean perpetual civil war, apartheid and socioeconomic implosion. Annexation would sully the people – Jews and Arabs alike.
Opinion A.B. Yehoshua, You're Deluded: The Two-state Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Remains Viable
Despite what A.B. Yehoshua believes, and what Naftali Bennett wants us to believe, the settlement enterprise has not made two states for two peoples impossible.
Under the leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu, messianic nationalists from his Likud party, the Habayit Hayehudi party and movements similar to them in spirit are unraveling the seams of Israeli society.
Proponents of religious-messianic nationalism, key partners in the Israeli government, are making a dangerous mistake by trying to base Israel’s claim to all of Mandatory Palestine on a divine promise made in the Bible.
Supporters of Greater Israel tout the settlements' high rate of population growth, but the details paint a very different picture.
It's time to dispel the hypothesis: The conflict will not necessarily end with a decision between the one-state or two-state solutions. As thing look now, indecision will shape a third, violent, solution.
Much can be learned from the moral standards of the leader of Revisionist Zionism.
Israel has convinced the public that the blocs in the West Bank cannot be evacuated. In the name of peace, they must be.
The Education Ministry has for many years been guilty of replacing historical facts with political views about key aspects of the formation of the state. We must regain control of our educational system.