Clashes in Jerusalem have led to rocket attacks and airstrikes in Gaza.
Plus, what Israel's latest election could mean for its foreign policy. Listen to episode 11 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Canadian Jewish scholars have released a statement to express alarm at attempts to intervene in campus activities relating to Israel and Palestine.
There is now a broad consensus in Israel on meeting the Palestinians with strength, which makes them no longer an election priority.
Voters are faced with the choice between a far-right ultra-religious coalition and a liberal secular bloc. The stakes are high.
Palestinian territories are impoverished and densely populated – ripe for the spread of coronavirus. Israel may have a practical as well as moral obligation to extend its vaccine program to them.
The president-elect is also likely to be less tolerant of Israel's settlement expansion and the inroads Russia and Turkey have made into the Middle East.
Ontario's recent order-in-council adopting the IHRA's definition of antisemitism has been lauded by some. However, critics fear that it could be used to curtail criticism of the Israeli government.
Biden and Trump are like night and day on foreign policy, and American global engagement would change radically under a Biden presidency. But actual Mideast policy might show only cosmetic changes.
Israel and the United Arab Emirates weren't at war, so their new deal is not really a peace accord. Nor does it satisfy the Palestinians, who need Arab nations to support their drive for statehood.
An expert of the Israel-Palestine conflict explains the history of Jewish settlements on the West Bank, and why they are so controversial.
Mubarak held power for three decades, on the foundation of a personality cult.
The Israel-Palestine "peace" plan concocted by Donald Trump's administration openly violates the principles of international law and, if implemented, would set a dangerous precedent.
Long in the making, the US administration's Middle East plan was quickly rejected by Palestinian leaders. It was hardly surprising, as they took no part in its drafting.
A view from the West Bank on Donald Trump's 'deal of the century' for Israel and Palestine.
Trump's "deal of the century" is not a realistic plan to resolve a decades-old conflict, but an invitation to Israel to expand its territory at Palestine's expense.
The holy river is used and abused so much that it barely reaches the Dead Sea these days.
There's little hope as we head into 2020 that Israel will negotiate in good faith with Palestinian leaders. Yet Israel will never be safe from attack until it does so.
The US delighted Israel and outraged Palestinians by announcing it sees nothing illegal with Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Here, a brief history of this hotly disputed land.
The US no longer views Israeli settlements on the West Bank as going against international law. What this means for Palestinians.