Haaretz, Aug 17, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara react to his supporters during an event by his Likud Party, in Tel Aviv, August 9, 2017. AMIR COHEN/REUTERS


Here is a man who cites the "lessons of the Holocaust" at every opportunity. Here is a man who is graphic and exacting when he says "Never Again" when he talks about Iran, Hizbollah, Hamas, ISIS, Al-Qaida, Palestinian Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini, and Israel's pre-1967 Green Line borders.

Haaretz, Aug 17, 2017


“We need to condemn anti-Semitism and any trace of Nazism, and I will do what I can as a minister to stop its spread,” said Kara. “But Trump is the best U.S. leader Israel has ever had. His relations with the prime minister of Israel are wonderful, and after enduring the terrible years of Obama, Trump is the unquestioned leader of the free world, and we must not accept anyone harming him.”

Haaretz, Aug 13, 2017


the modest, hard-up Israeli army is making do with smaller measures: It’s building a new “barrier” around the Strip, the father of all the fences and the mother of all the walls with which Israel is surrounding itself, six meters high and reaching tens of meters underground. Israel is becoming a state with a wall at its heart: There’s nothing it likes more than to surround itself.

Haaretz, Aug 10, 2017


We used cluster bombs in the Second Lebanon War and the world was silent. We also use flechettes, unmercifully. In 2002 I saw a soccer field in Gaza hit by IDF flechette shells, which spray thousands of potentially lethal metal darts. All the children playing on it had been hit.

Haaretz, Jul 27, 2017

Netanyahu, Einat Schlein, Israel's ambassador to Jordan and Ziv, an embassy security officer, at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, July 25, 2017. Haim Zach / GPO

Heroes of Israel have always killed Arabs, but sometimes they did so bravely; today they do so with rather pathetic cowardice. They’re scared of a teen with a screwdriver.