Israel’s violation of both international law and the universal right to self-determination needs to be accompanied by real penalties from the international community
The prime minister has been scoring plenty of victories lately, but remember that those excluded from power yesterday are in power today
A responsible Israeli government would wean itself of exclusive dependence on messianic Christians
Law enforcement has for years been speaking of efforts to build trust in the Arab community. Its conduct at the protest in Haifa shows the opposite
Why should ordinary Israelis trust the defense establishment? They did during all Israel’s debacles, and they’re doing it now with Gaza and Syria
Some Israelis don't fully appreciate the thuggery, arrogance and hubris of the right wing. Then the prime minister's son pulls one of his stunts
We’re gleefully celebrating the Eurovision victory, but thankfully a few Israeli women had the gumption to remember the dead in Gaza
Some may celebrate the fact that Sharon Afek, the military advocate general, is the first openly gay person to achieve the rank of IDF major general – but his unit has done some shameful things
Trump got his name in big letters on the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The violence triggered by his unbalanced and intemperate foreign policy towards Israel and the Palestinians may one day carry his brand as well
During the contrived spectacle of the U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem, innocents died in Gaza. But to be considered a 'friend of Israel' it's now taboo to deplore their deaths, to fear for Israel's rule of law, and to ask who's bringing peace nearer
Out of exhaustion, complicity or alienation, we increasingly defer to the endless spin of our arrogant leaders. We've stopped asking ethical questions about our responsibility for the death and despair in Gaza
The fear of the Nakba lies in the inability to reconcile the conflict between the yearning for a pure Jewish nation-state and the realization that such a state can never exist
'It’s worth clarifying if there is a connection between the picture that the prime minister and others seek to instill in our consciousness, and reconciling oneself with the deaths of more than 60 people on the Gazan border'
Israel’s blatant scorn for criticism could harm it in the long run, both diplomatically and economically. The sense of immunity is dangerous
Opinion If You Call the Gaza Death Toll 'Disproportionate,' How Many Israelis Have to Die for the Sake of Symmetry?
If 100 Jewish bodies were strewn across southern Israel, would the American left more readily forgive Israel’s defensive actions against an angry mob of tens of thousands propelled by the murderous, anti-Semitic terrorists of Hamas?
Anyone who is not ashamed of his country today ought to be ashamed
What is cowardice if not the decision to kill masses of unarmed detainees who are demonstrating against their prolonged imprisonment?
Israel must allow Gaza’s injured through its borders for treatment in hospitals in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, as well as care for those whose injuries require treatment in Israeli hospitals
Along with many other U.S. Jews, I wanted to feel pride at the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. But amid the carnage in Gaza, I felt nausea
I had nothing to do with Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. So please don’t thank me, Mr. Netanyahu
My friends in Gaza are outraged by Israel's claim that Hamas rules everything. 'You people always looked down at us, so it's hard for you to understand that no one demonstrates in anyone else's name'
Aides of the 83-year-old Palestinian president say that he was taken to a hospital after feeling ill. Haaretz reported in March that Abbas's health continues to deteriorate