The two-state solution has been dead for decades. A one-state solution frightens Israelis and Palestinians alike. Is three the magic number for peace?
Slow but ceaseless movement strategically transforms the human landscape
The author of ‘The Hilltop’ revisits the lands and people Amos Oz confronted in the early 1980s to see how far the West Bank settlements have come, and where they are headed
Understanding law and justice in the world’s most disputed territories
And the toxic BDS professors who tell it
The company is selectively applying its rules when it comes to Israel and, in the process, undermining its own values
In a new documentary, a secular Tel Avivian moves to the West Bank and provides a curious, humane lens on life in a settlement
Like the West Bank in Israeli politics, Brexit presents the British with a hopeless dilemma
Yaakov Amidror believes Israeli muscle has left the Jewish state with only ‘1 1/2’ security problems: Iran and Hezbollah. But that doesn’t mean the next conflict won’t be ‘a very, very nasty war.’
The Six-Day War: A documentary film that allows a Jewish extremist to air his views unchallenged depicts something unimaginable before 1967—religious Jewish Zionist settlers living in the West Bank
West Bank wineries find unexpected help from Christian volunteers who see themselves fulfilling a Biblical prophecy
To better understand the settler movement today, look to new thinkers like Rav Shagar, not the foundational minds of Ravs Kook, Amital, and Lichtenstein
Excerpts from Dame Antonia Fraser’s 1978 diary of her and the playwright’s trip to Israel reveal a dusty cosmopolitan land still finding its way in a changing world
‘While peace with Palestinians may be the preferable instrument for ridding Israel of its undesirable control over millions of Palestinians, it is not the ultimate goal of the Zionist enterprise. It is an instrument.’
Confusion, shame, hope, eviction, love, ping-pong, and good posters in the Hebron hills
A new history, City on a Hilltop, looks at the huge range of political affiliations that have animated people to occupy land in and around Israel
Because there is no aggressive surge—in fact settlements have not grown in years
The Six-Day War: classified documents unsealed 50 years after the conflict reveal: Jerusalem conquered almost by accident; Israel’s National Religious Party, forerunner to the settler movement, lobbied for military de-escalation at every turn; and nobody in Israel’s security cabinet seems to have seen the country’s most momentous war coming.
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