During the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, Syrian forces had surprised Israel and were fast approaching the edge of the steep Golan Heights, captured by Israel during the 1967 war. It seemed as if Syrian armor and infantry would retake Golan, then pour down i
In Israel's evermore tribal politics, there is no such thing as a "good" Arab - and the worst failing in a Jew is to be unmasked as an "Arab lover". Or so was the message last week from Isaac Herzog, head of Israel's so-called peace cam
An amazing thing happened at the prime-time Democratic debate in Brooklyn on Thursday. A few days ahead of Tuesday's delegate-rich New York primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders dared to criticize Israel.
Israel is walling off an area in the Upper Galilee near the Lebanese border and the Israeli-occupied side of Golan, citing what it claims are security threats from Lebanon's Hezbollah movement.
In Tel Aviv's Yitzhak Rabin Square on Tuesday evening, thousands of Israelis rallied in support of Elor Azarya, the soldier filmed executing a gravely wounded Palestinian last month.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday vowed to defend Muslim countries against terrorism and Israel while insisting that its neighbors should not feel threatened.
A Culture of Impunity in Full View of the Entire World
Reporting the identity of "Soldier A" is a violation of the Israeli military's gag order and is a crime in Israel. The author would have faced prison for naming him. Most Western media outlets have complied with this gag order. However, a few outle
THAT "TERRORISM" IS a malleable term of propaganda, with no fixed meaning or consistent application, is now quite well-established.
It was ten years ago that the London Review of Books published an article on the Israel Lobby by John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt, distinguished scholars at two of America's top universities.
The Sad Realities of Israeli Politics
Candidates double down on Israel at AIPAC
Biggest Policy Conference . This piece originally ran on AlterNet. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is a cult, and like most cults, its followers would probably object to the characterization.
Families threaten to pull children from Jaffa's first mixed public school, accusing Tel Aviv officials of breaking promises.
On Monday, a much anticipated hearing in the case between Apple and the FBI over access to a dead terrorism suspect's iPhone was canceled after the FBI claimed that an "outside party" had surfaced with a potential method for bypassing the phone