Although violence is all too often the path of least resistance, Israelis and Palestinians urgently need to navigate a peaceful path out of the quagmire.
The appointment of Avigdor Lieberman as Israel’s defence minister is like the plot of a nihlistic black comedy.
Netanyahu’s re-election promises “business as usual”. But this is an extremely risky venture on the Iranian-Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian fronts.
When Netanyahu’s election victory was declared, rather than grieve, Arabs in Israel were out on the streets celebrating.
Active and effective Arab political participation in the next Knesset can be a game changer, shifting the Palestinian struggle towards civil rights.
Gaza’s humanitarian disaster and the rising tensions there are forgotten by the world. Principle and pragmatism demand an end to the blockade.
With Israel expected to elect its most right-wing government ever, what can progressive Arab and Jewish voters do to challenge the status quo?