Palestine

Much hoo-ha was made of the BBC’s “censorship” of Nigel Kennedy’s remarks about Palestine at the Proms. In truth, Kennedy knew all along he’d be taken off air

Israel’s ‘hawkish’ prime minister is a wise pragmatist with a deft touch amid regional chaos

‘Why is John Kerry’s plane shuttling to Tel Aviv? The US is not even attempting to stop the killing in Syria or Egypt’

‘Europe bought into the tyrants’ excuse: that lack of Palestinian independence, not of Arab freedom, was the cause of Middle East extremism’

Low expectations for this week’s peace summit in Washington could actually be quite useful

The unique reality for many Palestinians living in Lebanon is that their refugee status has become hereditary

The recent Israeli Apartheid Week shamefully neglected Zionism’s complaisance to peaceful co-existence

‘The most liberal US President since JFK and a right-wing Israeli Prime Minister appear to be on a collision course

The British and Israeli novelists Howard Jacobson and A.B. Yehoshua discuss the new wave of anti-Jewish rhetoric with Standpoint editor Daniel Johnson