Will the ceremony in Rabin Square be political or nonpolitical? Yitzhak Rabin's murder was political, and that is how it must be remembered
When a Jewish policeman looked through the clothing and belongings of a black migrant in Ramat Aviv last Tuesday, I had a deja vu
On the eve of Independence Day, I had a sign that this homeland is in need of a repair. Nothing dramatic, just an end to the occupation and two states with normal borders.
Dagan was the first to publicly oppose Netanyahu and Barak's plans to attack Iran, and the only one who spoke out loudly against Netanyahu in the election campaign.
Netanyahu the coward is sometimes even more dangerous than the diligent fool. After all, his speech to Congress showed he has the ‘courage’ to endanger Israel-U.S. relations.
Those who play with fire draw fire, Netanyahu warned. This is not the man who should be leading the country in emergency situations.
We’ve tried the path of war, occupation, terror and hatred dozens of times, so why the rush to permanently divorce ourselves from peace after a single failure?
Yesh Atid, Hatnuah, Labor and Meretz could create a 61-seat bloc in the 120-seat Knesset.
Education Minister Shay Piron has had the dim idea of introducing Holocaust Studies to kindergartens.
Shelly Yacimovich supports a two-state solution, and Benjamin Netanyahu will have Labor as a safety net if he can obtain one. That's all folks.
Mr. Israeli has gone from being a fierce critic of Barack Obama to a conditional fan - the condition being an attack on Syria.
What began as a division within the ranks of the left has become a national imperative, accepted by the right-wing core.
For the Israeli army, the problem is the left-wing NGO B'Tselem, not the occupation.
Politicians often display a tendency to babble themselves to death. Lapid does so more than many others.
An axis of around 40 Knesset members aims to prevent Israel from making territorial concessions and to thwart any peace deal with the Palestinians.
Obama has left, the Passover holiday has passed, and the spring that Secretary of State John Kerry will grant Israel is short. In the meantime, only a question is left: Who was the president referring to when he said 'political leaders will not take risks'?
We should have already learned a long time ago that in a place that doesn’t seek peace and doesn’t want to make peace, there won’t be peace.
It is not only the split that is causing trouble for the center-left but also, and perhaps even more so, the lack of leadership in that bloc or the leadership which appeared too late.
In a nutshell, between one military confrontation and the next, Israel does its best to do nothing at all.
While the Labor Party is busy marketing social democracy to the masses, Netanyahu is dictating the election's agenda: Iran and Middle East peace. The silence surrounding Yacimovich on the Palestinians is an embarrassment.
Shouldn't the education minister be specific in what he says and dive straight into the murky waters of the lynch of an Arab youth that occurred in the center of Jerusalem?
A democracy which conducts itself in silence, on the eve of fateful decisions, is a very sick democracy.
A country in denial needs a leader who will oppose, lucidly, with a clear mind and in every way possible an attack on Iran.
Aside from the immediate benefit that accrues directly to the members of the coalition, nothing good will come out of this unity government.
In his new book, Amos Oz returns to kibbutz life, focusing his gaze on the loneliness which existed in a society where there was supposedly no place for loneliness. In a wide-ranging interview, Oz explains why he has recently refrained from expressing his opinion on political issues and breaks his silence.
They learned an important lesson in Game Theory from PM Benjamin Netanyahu, and then mounted the stage; now the Baby Bibis are charging ahead.
Interpretation of the law by a rank-and-file official ... could emerge as an effective asset in the process of shriveling the only democracy in the Middle East.
In 1997, when he left the first Netanyahu government, Meridor declared: "Israel must be saved from the dangerous false charms of Netanyahu." And what about now?
I have no idea what Rabin would have said and done during the current period, but all of us have more than a hint at what he would not have done.