Putting all Arab representatives together is an obstacle to the possibility of creating a civic national discourse that crosses ethnic and communal boundaries
Every election in recent years has been called 'crucial.' Parties pop up and disappear. Generals come and go. And the country still needs a new left
If the Arab representatives announce in advance that they will always sit on the opposition benches, there is no point to their being in the Knesset
The whole existence of Arab parties is to serve as a fig leaf that covers the nakedness of Israel’s so-called democracy. Potential voters must now respond to Netanyahu's battle cry from the last election
Shi’ite messianism these days is confronted by Judeo-Christian messianism. The question is whether a countdown has started to another destructive war
Lucy Aharish’s marriage to Tzachi Halevy, which drew the seed purists from their hideouts, revealed where Israel stands compared to the Arab region when it comes to matters of relationships between men and women
Arab MKs have always sat in the opposition, but theirs is a simulated opposition, and will never be a real part of Israel’s democracy. This is an ostracized opposition – even the 'left' isn’t ready to count it
The nation-state law basically gave a constitutional stamp of approval to that same campaign of divisiveness and racist spirit that led to the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin
The nation-state law has not one but several intolerable clauses. All those who spoke out against only two of its clauses are full partners to this fraud that is supposedly Israeli, humane and liberal
Had the Palestinians been blessed with a fertile political imagination, they would have chosen Marwan Barghouti as the successor to the Palestinian president and Salam Fayyad as prime minister
As each side calls the other a Satan, Iran can continue to entrench its influence in the Arab world and Israel can continue to occupy Palestine unhampered
Reflections on Israeli independence day, the Nakba and how the thugs of tribal and religious nationalism from both peoples are tightly grasping the fabric of the land
'Palestine is the top Arab issue'? How repressive Arab regimes use Gaza as their scapegoat to reject their own people
During his time in the office, he has brought rot to every corner of the country. His continued rule will bring disaster to Jews and Arabs alike
The entrance to Jerusalem is lined with graves. It seems that the dead have taken over the mountain, and they are creating a necro-demographic and necro-topographical problem
The importance of Iran's involvement in Syria is rooted in Iran's vision of the Shi'ite apocalypse
The Palestinian president, who comes from Safed in present-day Israel, will forever be seen as a foreigner in Ramallah and the West Bank cities
By clinging to nationalism, both Israelis and Palestinians are dooming themselves for more terrible times ahead
Forget the nonsense about a one-state solution, only dividing the country into two separate political, national entities will bring an end to the suffering on this land
They are both waiting for the propitious moment to begin their campaign of conquest. They both dream of the day when 'the army will know what to do.'
While households in Israel prepare for the Festival of Freedom, Palestinian households also need to prepare: With the advent of Jewish holidays they are obliged to remain under siege
A study of Arab newspapers in the run-up to the Israeli War of Independence shows the kind of rhetoric that led to the Nakba, and is still present today.
Ashkenazi Zionism has always known how to foment trouble, in order to continue holding the reins of power.
Excluding a fifth of Israel’s citizens from their political calculations is not worthy of being called the left | Opinion
The media sought out cheap Arabist manipulators who tried to bring depth to their analyses and assert that the fires were linked to terror.