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Zvi Bar&x27El

Zvi Bar&x27El

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They Avenged, We Avenge, They Will Avenge: The Endless Cycle for Israelis and Palestinians

This war has turned the idea of the "context" into a most contemptible and threatening concept.

11.04.2024 50

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The West Bank Proves: Netanyahu's Talking Nonsense About 'Total Victory' in Gaza

Until we eliminate the four Hamas battalions located in Rafah, the war can't end and there won't be a victory.

04.04.2024 40

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Netanyahu's Bid Against 'Sister Democracy' U.S. Veils His Goal of Staying in Power

"It's inappropriate to go to a sister democracy and try to replace the elected leadership there. … We're not a banana republic. I think the only...

21.03.2024 40

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Killing Israel's Int'l Relations: The Foreign Minister's Campaign to Delegitimize the UN

"At the battalion's head, Commander Tom Thumb marches. He wears a steel helmet, and has a sharp pin in his hand," wrote lyricist Ella Amitan in the...

14.03.2024 10

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Who Will Erect a Memorial for the Israeli Hostages Abandoned in Gaza?

The era of uncertainty is over. Hamas is on the brink of total collapse, its fighters defeated, its leadership begging for a cease-fire. Military...

03.03.2024 30

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Next U.S. Sanctions May Target More Than Individuals, and Israel Can Only Blame Itself

The precedent-setting executive order given by the U.S. president, imposing sanctions on four settlers, clarifies sharply and clearly the new American...

16.02.2024 10

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Israel's Campaign in Gaza Has Become a Holy War to Atone for the Disengagement

For 19 years, Jews lived in exile in the state of Israel, their hearts filled with a great yearning to return to their homeland and their mouths...

01.02.2024 20

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After the Families of Hostages, It's Now the Soldiers' Families Turn to Shake Israel

In May 1983, about a year after the first Lebanon war broke out, and after around 500 soldiers had been killed in it, a group of Israelis formed...

25.01.2024 10

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It's Okay for Israelis to Start Protesting Again

We have 136 hostages buried alive, or in some cases already dead, in Hamas' tunnels in the Gaza Strip. We have 522 dead soldiers, of whom 188 have...

18.01.2024 8

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What Happens When an Israeli Leader Takes Responsibility

Israel Katz is a responsible cabinet minister. In an interview with Channel 14, he "revealed" that Israel was responsible for this week's...

10.01.2024 20

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When You're the Most Moral Army in the World, Everything Is Permissable

We've finally found the main culprit in the deaths of some 20,000 Palestinians in this war, roughly 60 percent of them civilians and about a third of...

28.12.2023 30

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Invoking the Nazis to Justify Mass Death in Gaza

"Gaza is very similar to Nazi Germany of World War II, where almost the entire population supported the leader and his ideology. Therefore, the war...

22.12.2023 40

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Israelis Must Reject Government's False Promises of 'Perfect Security'

We can already discuss a victory image, because there won't be a greater victory than what we're seeing now in Gaza.

16.12.2023 20

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It's Not Just Gaza That's Waiting for the Day After Israel Achieves Its Goals

We're two months into the war, but there's still no clear picture, no plan, not even a hint of how the Gaza Strip will look on the day Israel decides...

12.12.2023 60

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If Israel Is Already in Talks With Hamas, It Should Start Thinking Outside the Box

A strange dialogue is taking place between Israel and Hamas. Every day, if not every hour, messages are exchanged between Jerusalem and the Gaza...

30.11.2023 10

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In Netanyahu's Mind, Military Intelligence Was Out to Get Him

The letters sent to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Brig. Gen. Amit Sa’ar, head of the Military Intelligence research division, testify to a...

23.11.2023 40

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For Israel to Avert Disaster, Netanyahu Must Be Replaced During Wartime

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated his position on what kind of government authority won’t be permitted to run the Gaza Strip after the war:...

16.11.2023 80

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Israel's War Against Hamas Won't End With an Image of Victory

There will be no image of victory from this war, because it won’t end even when the shooting stops. The Israel Defense Forces has reportedly already...

09.11.2023 20

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Freeing the Hostages Comes Before Destroying Hamas

There is no public demand more justified than the demand that Israel secure the release of all the hostages immediately, at any price. But when it is...

26.10.2023 60

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The Israeli Public Is to Blame, Not Netanyahu

“After we have finished identifying and burying our dead, I will stand before the cameras and take responsibility. Yes, I bear responsibility for...

19.10.2023 10

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Netanyahu, a Gang Leader Who Can't Go on Serving as Israel's PM

“What we do to the enemy will reverberate for generations,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed in his empty speech on Monday. Instead, he...

13.10.2023 200

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Israel's Gender Separation War Is a Fight for Survival

Anxiety has gripped well-meaning Israeli liberals who above all aspire to “peace at home.” The “gender separation war” in Tel Aviv “will...

05.10.2023 10

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Netanyahu's Israel Looks to Autocratic Saudi Arabia for Legitimacy

The winds of Saudi normalization have not yet brought any rain clouds, but the expectations are both great and justified. Reaching a peace agreement...

29.09.2023 10

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Biden Can't Save Israeli Democracy

When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday, it will be on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, not the...

20.09.2023 20

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The No-brainer 'Dilemma' Facing Israel's Supreme Court

A surprising gambling game has run rampant in recent weeks, reaching its peak on the eve of Tuesday’s Supreme Court hearing, the start of the...

14.09.2023 30

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