MPs have voted in favour of recognising Palestine as a state alongside Israel in a symbolic vote.
MPs have a rare chance to vote on Palestinian statehood today.
Yehuda Shaul writes of how he and his friends learned to glorify power, and lost their ability to see Palestinians as people whose lives are no less valuable. Now, he and hundreds of others are working to end the occupation.
A 1955 archive profile of the founder and first prime minister of Israel, shortly after his return to power.
The inconvenient truth is that the collective punishment of the Palestinian people in Gaza is a collective endeavour in its own right – led by Israel, enforced by Egypt, endorsed by Saudi Arabia.
The assault on Gaza has been a humanitarian disaster, yet the west's staunch support for Israel continues.
Israel is preparing to retaliate for the killing of three teenagers, but an increase in violence will hurt both sides.
Israeli settlements in the West Bank cause misery for Palestinians - but, of course, one must lend equal weight to the joy that bubbly soft drinks bring to the rest of us.
"Could a common state solution more easily resolve the deadlock than the two-state solution I and many others have long-favoured?"
While the Israeli government's plans for a rail network linking Israel to the West Bank and Gaza may bring a slight improvement in living standards, it also has the potential to erase Palestinian opportunities for independent economic development and perm