The bitter truth is that Netanyahu is essentially no different than Feiglin.They are all Feiglins in the Likud. The difference is only in the media coverage and the rhetoric.
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.
There is no place in the territories where the essence of the truth and the evil of the settlement enterprise is revealed as in the City of the Patriarchs.
And what was going through the heads of the soldiers who beat Jihad mercilessly, with a club, with the butt of a rifle and with kicks to his head, so that he died?
Military service cannot suit everyone. The notion that it's possible to force every young man to pass three of his best years in a violent, oppressive, hierarchical system is unrealistic.
A few hours after the remotely piloted aircraft began to whir in the sky, a convoy of bulldozers and Hummers arrives. It's 2:30 A.M. and I'm shaking like a leaf.
How will it ever be possible to lead a social or political struggle here if the willingness to pay a personal price for a collective goal stops at Ben-Gurion International Airport?
Two hundred prisoners from the Jenin refugee camp; only two of them were freed. 'There's not a second that I don't think about Samer,' says the mother of a man who has been in prison for 21 years. 'What you're basically telling us is that the long-time prisoners will only be freed in return for abducted soldiers.'
Two hundred prisoners from the Jenin refugee camp; only two of them were freed. 'There's not a second that I don't think about Samer,' says the mother of a man who has been in prison for 21 years.
There are no democratic means to prevent the Haredim or Arabs from becoming a larger portion of society in the future. Campaigns to reduce the birthrate are no less outrageous than the concepts of population transfer and ethnic cleansing.