Israel has never made clear whether its Jewish identity is a matter of national or religious identity. But that will change once we achieve equality
Gideon Levy is a Haaretz columnist and a member of the newspaper's editorial board.
Levy joined Haaretz in 1982, and spent four years as the newspaper's deputy editor. He is the author of the weekly Twilight Zone feature, which covers the Israeli occupation in the West Bank and Gaza over the last 25 years, as well as the writer of political editorials for the newspaper.
Levy was the recipient of the Euro-Med Journalist Prize for 2008; the Leipzig Freedom Prize in 2001; the Israeli Journalists’ Union Prize in 1997; and The Association of Human Rights in Israel Award for 1996.
His new book, The Punishment of Gaza, has just been published by Verso Publishing House in London and New York.
Residents of the West Bank village of Qalqas are forced to traverse the busy Highway 60 on a daily basis, without a crosswalk or a traffic light to help them. Six residents have been killed here in two years
A moment before we coddle the police, only because Netanyahu declared war on them, we should remember what organization we’re dealing with
Opinion Public Lynchings, Shattered Careers: The Women's Revolution in Israel Proves Change Is Possible
One day, the sentence for someone humiliating an Eritrean on the street should be the same as for someone who forcibly kissed a production assistant
Majed Mustafa, a 16-year-old from East Jerusalem who was convicted of throwing stones, is recuperating from a splenectomy. After that, it's back to jail
A human catastrophe is taking place just an hour away; a humanitarian disaster, a horror for which Israel bears the brunt of the blame — and Israel is occupied by the sexual assault allegations against TV executive Alex Gilady
Gideon Levy Yitzhak Rabin Memorial 2017: War Is Over if You Want It - Just Don't Mention the Occupation
Anyone wanting to understand the waning of Israel's peace camp should have come to Rabin Square, where calls for peace were replaced by slogans about unity
The Israeli left, a political movement that never raised a finger against the settlements, and which in fact is their founding father, wakes up for a moment every year
Gideon Levy Israeli Occupation's Brutal Routine: Nightly Raids, Boys Cuffed for Hours and Seized Jewelry
There's never a dull night in the village of Beit Ummar, where the Israeli army is a regular visitor
When Israeli soldiers shot dead an innocent driver and wounded his sister at Halamish junction on Tuesday, in the name of what sovereignty did they act?