Ben & Jerry’s decision to no longer sell ice cream in the occupied territories comes as Israel continues to lose the support of a group of Americans who once were stalwart allies.
The political alliance between American evangelicals and Israel’s right wing may have peaked during the Trump administration.
Meir was a remarkable woman, but her legacy is a complex one, with many suffering in her quest for a Jewish and Zionist Israel.
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China can play as a good mediator in this Israel-Palestine conflict
This history of Israel and Palestine is complicated. One land, two names. Those on each side claim the land as theirs, under their chosen name.
Governed by a changeable body of ‘basic laws,’ Israel never settled basic questions like the rights of religious minorities. These destabilizing issues will continue to fester under a new government.
After 12 years in power, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s influence will last long beyond his time in office.
The plight of residents in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east Jerusalem highlights a history of Palestinians’ claims to land being ignored, argues a scholar of the Ottoman Empire.
Famous for his political wizardry and clever coalition manoeuvres, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister ended up losing the trust of almost everyone in the political arena.
An unwritten rule in Israeli politics kept Arab political parties out of ruling government coalitions – until the latest election.
Israeli politics are entering a new chapter. Here’s what to expect from the coalition government forming to oust longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The new governing coalition will likely not further negotiations on a two-state solution. Would Palestinians consider a one-state solution instead?
Just as BLM is forcing a reckoning with systemic racism, there is new attention being paid to the origins of the Palestinians’ struggles.
Watching young Palestinian activists, I was impressed at how they kept their cool under pressure.
Palestinian children are resilient, but even they have been tested by the pandemic and now more military conflict. Securing their right to a safe education should be a priority.
From discriminatory land-use policies to evictions and demolitions, urban planning has long been weaponised against the Palestinian people
The American Jewish community is changing as it becomes increasingly diverse and politically polarized.
If Palestinians’ freedom of expression is taken away online, this risks further obscuring their ongoing struggle.
Neither Israel nor Hamas will listen to New Zealand directly, but there is still more parliament can do to promote international peace efforts.