The moment Avi Gabbay declared that his party will effectively boycott 20 percent of Israeli's citizens, he lost the legitimacy to present himself as the Labor Party's leader
Prof. Blatman is a Holocaust researcher and head of the Institute for Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israeli Justice Minister Shaked’s worldview recalls the racist xenophobia of the southern U.S. states during the 1930s and onward
In contrast to what Benny Morris claimed, Adel Manna's 'Nakba and Survival' is an inspiring book, noteworthy for its methodical approach in presenting a credible, multifaceted history of the Palestinian tragedy of 1948
Deputy Speaker Bezalel Smotrich's admiration for the biblical genocidaire Joshua bin Nun leads him to adopt values that resemble those of the German SS
Without cooperation between Meretz, a virtually all-Jewish party, and Joint List, which is virtually all Arab, a solution to end the occupation and block annexation will be impossible to promote effectively
The Israeli historian is right about one thing: The understandings that the Arabs should be expelled in 1948 were not carried out in full.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that the removal of settlers from the West Bank would be ‘ethnic cleansing’ is utter nonsense. If he wants to know what ethnic cleansing, he has to revisit 1948, not 2005.
The bill, which prohibits speaking of Nazi death camps in Poland as 'Polish,' isn't Holocaust denial, but it is marking Poland as a country denying its past. With that, it joins a shameful club of nations, of which Israel is no stranger.
In contrast to what Eva Illouz argues, the banality of evil theory does not excuse criminals from taking responsibility for their acts. In the Israeli case, there's no need to seek a 'family resemblance' to other dark regimes; rather, what's required is to confront our specific past.
Fortunately in Israel there is no legitimacy for unbridled violence against those who have lost their status as human beings. But this could change.