Uri Avnery, who is turning 90, wasn't just a pioneer of Israeli journalism - he mainly stands out as a statesman and prophet.
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.
Why a Carmelite nun believes the chemical attack in Damascus was faked.
It's impossible to claim that the United States, a country responsible for the most bloodshed since World War II in Asia, South America and the Middle East, is driven by moral considerations.
Impressions from an eight-day visit to a country of massive towers and Russian architecture, where Israel is put on mock trial and Muslims and Chinese coexist.
There are states whose governments are hostile to Israel, but one can still feel at ease as an Israeli.
As the 40th anniversary of Israel's deadliest war approaches, the fact that there is nothing more sacred here makes us suspect that many Israelis carry, together with the pain, the terror and the trauma, also a hidden longing for the battlefield, the scene of the most masculine, formative experience of their lives.
Dakika, a village on the edge of the south Hebron hills, is being slated for demolition with no less than 53 orders from the Civil Administration.
If Israelis would only put themselves in the Palestinians' place, from a place of equality and humanity, then the picture of hatred here would be very different.
For one magical moment it seemed like a dream had come true. One state, one park for all its citizens.
How was the sperm of prisoner Abdul Kareen al-Rimawi smuggled out of an Israeli prison to a Ramallah fertility clinic and, from there, to the uterus of his wife?