Israel

The rising star of Israeli politics

The Palestinian Authority refuses to accept that Jerusalem’s Temple Mount is holy to all three Abrahamic religions

Israel’s 2005 disengagement from Gaza has left lasting bitterness

Etgar Keret’s memoir The Seven Good Years is mellow but full of deadpan humour about life’s absurdities

Tuvia Tenenbom’s Catch The Jew! exposes NGOs’ distortion of the truth in Israel

‘Even in Tel Aviv, they know that the words “no comment” are not in my vocabulary’

There was more to his controversial statement about Arab votes than Netanyahu’s critics cared to acknowledge

‘The gulf between Israel and the Obama administration will continue after Netanyahu’s re-election’

‘In addressing inequality we should be careful not to wage war on those elite visions of life, such as the Getty Villa in LA, that do so much to alleviate its mundanity’

When Palestinians killed five people at a synagogue in the Jerusalem suburb where my son lives, the response was admirably restrained