Israel, Let’s Not Become Europe, Where Hate Is on the Rise

The danger for Israel isn’t becoming the Europe of 1933. It’s becoming the Europe of 2014.

Israeli Professor Likens the Occupation to Slavery

It’s as factually baseless and morally repugnant as it sounds

Living the Middle-Class Dream—Beyond the Green Line, in a West Bank Settlement

Far from being religious ideologues, most settlers say they are apolitical and just want a house and some quiet

Lithuanian Jews to Get Reparations

Reigniting criticism of the country’s equation of the Holocaust and Soviet occupation

The Death of the Party

Did Shelly Yachimovich, by avoiding matters of national security, kill Israel’s Labor Party?

The Blood Libel That Won’t Quit

In Sweden, a respected magazine is reviving the canard that the IDF plundered the organs of Palestinians

An Open Letter to Mori Rothman

I have a lot in common with the conscientious objector. So, why can’t I stomach his decision to avoid IDF service?

Israeli Left on Life Support

On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it

Explaining the Occupation

I’ve taught my children to love Israel. This summer, I tried to start a more complicated conversation.

Settlement University Approved

A new school in Ariel is funded by the state, even though it doesn’t fall under Israeli jurisdiction

West Bank Outpost’s Last Stand

In the wake of the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision that Migron, a settlement north of Jerusalem, must be demolished, residents ponder their next step

Peter Beinart’s False Prophecy

The Crisis of Zionism, his book arguing that the Israeli occupation alienates young American Jews, is sloppy with facts and emotionally contrived

Not In My Name

An IDF spokesperson’s dismissal of a tragedy is the ultimate #moralfail

Unsettled

An IDF vet with ‘a great sense of discomfort about my own personal behavior’ when he patrolled the Occupied Territories now leads a group called Breaking the Silence dedicated to exposing the messy work of occupation

Sundown: Do You Make More Than Bibi?

Plus the conversion bill stays in the drawer, and more

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