They've been brutally occupied for 50 years but, according to the 'pro-peace' Zionist left, it’s still the Palestinians' responsibility to get Israel out of this mess.
Roy Isacowitz is a writer and marketer living in Tel Aviv. He spent many years working for the Israeli and foreign media.
Most writers have dealt with Jerusalem as the locus of religions and wars. Very few managed to expose the irrationality and delusions that stalk its streets.
American Jews are capable of recognizing the potential fascism of Trump, but not the existing tyranny of Israel’s rule over the Palestinians, under the decade-long leadership of Netanyahu.
'Dr.' Naftali Bennett Wants to Eradicate the Toxic, Highly Contagious Condition Known as 'Opposing the Occupation'
The education minister attacked the country's diplomats last week by suggesting they had 'problematic DNA.' Israel's rightist discourse has now moved beyond merely labeling leftists as fifth columnists.
We in Tel Aviv are lagging behind the apartheid thinking associated with extremist rabbis in the settlements. But Israel's education ministry and settler elite are doing their best to ensure that we catch up fast.
These are good days for Israelis. Paris is reeling, Brussels is in shut-down. The shoe is finally on the other foot. But Israelis should dampen their Schadenfreude. Europe will return to normal – but we won’t.
Israel's PM is gripped by an obsession in which even Hitler, the archetype of evil and Jew-hatred, has to play second fiddle to Mahmoud Abbas and his Palestinian predecessors.
It is not right-wing governments that institutionalized racial domination here; the process started decades before they took power.
Sometimes there's no choice but a boycott, even if that means collective punishment for all – including the people you're seeking to help.
Draft of UN Security Council resolution for ending Israeli-Palestinian conflict gives both parties 18 months before France will recognize Palestinian state. But what’s the point of waiting?
The world fails to understand how the Startup Nation mindlessly repeats its leaders' cliches when it comes to Iran and the Palestinians. This dichotomy stems from fear and Jewish history.
The vote says it all: Israelis don't care if the prime minister hounds Iran, insults Barack Obama and ensures total stasis on everything to do with the Palestinians – so long as he gives them the good life.
The CENTCOM hack could indicate the U.S. army upholds a surprisingly lax security regime in the face of Islamic State, an enemy that's as smart as it is brutal.
Making Israel the focal point of his message of condolence was crass and vulgar. Sure, he correctly stated that the Charlie Hebdo massacre was an attack on the values of Western civilization, but he was wrong in assuming that Israel is a shining beacon of that civilization.
Imagine if a nuclear power grid or national water carriers were hacked. They are all fast becoming part of the Internet of Things and their disruption could have horrifying consequences.
An unnamed Obama administration official has resurrected a fine tradition of kingly nicknames. But even the 'chickenshit' moniker doesn't do our pigheaded, Holocaust-obsessed Netanyahu justice.
They may not have single-handedly felled apartheid, but sanctions were a powerful psychological weapon against the propaganda and inertia of those in power. BDS could do the same to Israel.
If years were music or fashion, the one now ending would best be described as 'retro'- a year that looked backward for its models and inspiration, rather than to a better future.
Star-K, a kashrut certification and information agency, gives the lowdown on how to ensure that your pets enjoy a healthy - and kosher - Passover.
With the 'Jewish state’ demand, is Israel setting itself to follow Putin’s example - to intervene in states where Jews, its ethnic compatriots, are deemed to be in danger?
The law would would force a political uniformity on the Arabs, which does not exist for Jews, and deny them the political diversity that Jews enjoy.
It's time for rational Israel to stand up and jettison toxic fairy tales like 'Torah study protects Israel.'
Everyone is complicit in allowing the 95-year-old hospital to deteriorate to the extent that it has, because the structural status quo suited all interests.
Now that Israel's prime minister has defined boycott supporters as 'classical anti-Semites in modern garb,' I'm trying to get used to my new identity.
Palestinian recognition of Israel as the Jewish state and robust security measures were the key to reaching a peace agreement with the Palestinians, says Israeli premier.
A new videologue highlights the centers of vibrant Jewish communal life over thousands of years.
It’s not true that the prime minister has no solution to the so-called Palestinian problem. There’s plenty of posturing, sloganeering and self-delusion.
Now that the settler right is deriding Netanyahu for losing his ideology, Israel's prime minister faces the Mandela pragmatism test. Will he pass?
Can the Israeli prime minister emulate F.W. de Klerk and shed the role of ethnic warlord?
I was there in the days leading up to the 1994 elections, when die-hard racists were planting bombs and threatening a race war. South Africa was on the brink of civil war. Mandela saved it.