The Yesh Atid leader naively portrays Israel as the eternal victim and all Palestinians as warmongers.
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.
After almost 2 months in jail, Malak al-Khatib, 14, the youngest female Palestinian prisoner ever, has been released. She denies all charges against her.
Benny Gantz, the outdoing army chief, is the pretty face of the IDF. With people like him, it is very easy to believe in the farce of the 'most moral army in the world.'
There is a boundary to freedom of expression in Israel – and that boundary is Zionism.
Malak al-Khatib was sentenced in mid-January to prison by a military court for throwing stones and being in possession of a knife. She was released this week.
He said that he felt at home in Israel, but became increasingly despairing of the country, its policies and the road it was taking.
The right wing's attempt to interfere in the process of awarding the prestigious prize proves that it is far from being certain of its righteousness or its victory over an open-minded Israel.
The party that some hoped would defend Israeli democracy from attacks by the right wing has now joined the assault.
Some 250,000 people – the writer included – descended on the capital of Rajasthan for the world’s biggest free literature festival.
Getting the head of the UN panel fired won't change the outcome of its probe into possible war crimes committed in Gaza — unless his replacement is either a racist or a liar.