Do Not Let Go of the Green Line: It Is Israel’s Achilles Heel
- Nadia Hijab
The poet Dylan Thomas urged his father – and all those approaching death – “Do not go gentle into that good night” but “rage, rage against the dying of the light.” The death of the two-state solution has been foretold ...
The challenges of being Palestinian in East Jerusalem
- Aline Batarseh ألين بطارسة
Uncertainty. Loss. Instability. These are the words that come to mind when I think of my life as a Palestinian.
The loss of homeland is a recent and continuing experience for us. I don’t know a single Palestinian who hasn’t mourned the loss ...
The Arab lawmaker vying to be prime minister of a utopian Israeli-Palestinian state
- Carolina Landsmann קרולינה לנדסמן
Which flag? Which religion? And what about the army? Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi lays out his vision for the one-state solution.
Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi. Credit Emil Salman
Half an hour was all MK Ahmad Tibi needed – from the moment U.S. President ...
Israel Loves Wars
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
There's no other way to read the state comptroller's report on the 2014 Gaza war and there's no more important conclusion that arises from it.
Israel loves wars. Needs them. Does nothing to prevent them, and sometimes instigates them. There ...
Hebron Shooter Elor Azaria Got 18 Months for Manslaughter. Smoking Weed Is 11
- Gili Cohen גילי כהן
Here are ten cases that show the hard line military courts usually take in sentencing soldiers - unlike the case of Sgt. Elor Azaria, who got 18 months for shooting and killing a prone Palestinian attacker.
Israeli military courts usually take ...
The Balancing Act is Over: What Elor Azaria Taught Us about Israel
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
For some, the ‘manslaughter’ conviction – following the murder by Israeli army medic, Elor Azaria, of already incapacitated Palestinian man, Fattah al-Sharif – is finally settling a protracted debate regarding where Israelis ...
Hundreds of Belgian academics and artists urge their government to end participation in joint EU funded project with Israeli National Police
In Belgium, 482 professors and researchers, and more than 190 artists, have written an open letter calling on their authorities to withdraw from participating in a European Union funded research project called LAW TRAIN, in which Belgium and Spain cooperate ...
UN Expert Calls on Security Council to Stop Illegal Israeli Settlements
- IMEMC-International Middle East Media Center
United Nations Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk has called on the UN Security Council and the General Assembly to explore effective diplomatic and political measures to ensure Israeli compliance with Security Council resolution 2334, which affirms that ...
Umm al-Hiran and Amona: A tale of two evacuated villages
- Avi Issacharoff آفي يسسخاروف אבי יששכרוף
Watching the Amona evacuation, with its unarmed police and efforts to reach a deal with settlers, residents of the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran ask why such consideration wasn’t afforded them as well
A Bedouin family sits in the ruins ...
Despicable terrorist? Bedouin village in Israel's south mourns a beloved teacher
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
No one in Umm al-Hiran believes Yakub Musa Abu al-Kiyan, a father of 13, intentionally ran over a police officer; residents remember his calls against violence: 'Let them demolish the house, only let no one be hurt.'
Residents look at the remains ...