With one hand the hypocritical president condemns Israel, and with the other he signs a deal to supply it with arms.
Saja Abu Fanni is a student in communications and political science at the University of Haifa.
Extremists within Israel's Arab community pose a real threat to a pluralistic society with room for all ideologies.
Parties to the left of Likud won 63 seats in the election. It's now up to Herzog to offer Kahlon rotation of the premiership, and together form the next government.
Given the horrific tragedy of the Syrian refugee camp, it is time for Israel to think differently about the Palestinian people, some of which is part and parcel of this country and its future.
Bibi’s election remark hit a nerve with Obama. It seems the president suddenly felt that he too was a member of an excluded horde – a punching bag for the arrogant white man.
It turns out that Israeli Arabs are indeed a threat; they threaten the hegemony of a government that divides the two peoples and the hatred percolating under every statement by the extreme right.
If Haneen Zoabi weren’t around, the right would have to invent her. Because if not, where else could one channel the hatred that is raging here?
Some say Netanyahu's rivals are only pretending to be right-wing as an election strategy; but we can't trust them to hoist the banner of peace after hiding it in the cellar.
Jews are part of the French people and of all progressive society, which includes Muslims and Arabs, is the vast majority of the French population, and is at the forefront against Al-Qaida and ISIS.
Perhaps the exposure of Yisrael Beiteinu's culture of corruption will cause its voters to shake off the 'patriots' eager to use racism for their selfish purposes.
Many think the right wing inadvertently did the country's Arabs a favor by raising the electoral threshold and forcing the Arab parties to unite. They should think again.
It’s a striking paradox: The court gets upset over MK Haneen Zoabi’s call for a diplomatic siege on Israel, but not over Israel’s military siege on Gaza.
The right wing is winning because it has convinced the vast majority of the Jewish collective that its material interest dictates the oppression of the other.
The Arabs have appropriated Saladin, the Kurdish leader who defeated the Crusaders; yet while they embrace him they have turned their backs on his grandchildren.
This is a moment of truth for Israel; the enemy is at the gate and the Jewish people, both left and right, must prevent a disaster.
But there’s a difference between Rome back in the day and the here and now, and this difference is arrogance.
The fascists beat people up, the police arrest them and the judges approve. We’re talking about protesters, not people digging a tunnel from an Arab neighborhood in Haifa.
How many Gazans must be killed to stir the conscience of a Labor Party member? Alas, the alternative to the government has no plan.
Since the world began, morality has refused to be the province of those who ignore injustices committed by their own side.
Should we despair? Get real. The ones who really are in deep trouble are members of the right, especially the extreme right in this country.
The world accepted Israel’s expansion beyond the borders designated for it in 1948, but those days are over.
The Arabs and IBA are victims of the same master. After all, the method is similar: To destroy the reputation of the weak and then, gently, to kill and cry.
Netanyahu is on a quixotic campaign to prove that Arabs have no roots here.
Instead of crying out to end the injustice against the Palestinians, the Israelis are depicting the Palestinians as a continuation of the evil.
Israeli Arabs’ struggle against Islamist religious extremism is part of a wider Arab struggle by moderate Muslims, Christians and Druze, who make up a majority of their respective group.
Industrial zones are erected right next to Arab communities, but great care is always taken to retain them within the jurisdiction of Jewish communities, funneling property taxes to the latter.
The Arabs say to themselves: Let’s resign ourselves to the discrimination - it's more merciful than the flood of incitement we will get if we fight it.
Just to see how Netanyahu blossoms in America is to understand that he belongs there.
That country is taking in refugees, while Benjamin Netanyahu is counting the bodies in Syria to show that Israel isn’t part of the region.
If the Israeli government really intends to draft Christian Arabs into the army, it should start building more prisons now.