JONATHAN COOK: It’s one of the oldest tricks in the book – divide and rule – but it could be the spark for another Intifada.
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: The hope has long since disappeared. Since the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin Israel has pursued a relentless course.
MONDOWEISS: The decision of the EU to ban all EU funding of projects in the occupied territories has certainly caught the Israeli government napping.
MONDOWEISS: ‘We do whatever we want, whenever we want’. Danny Danon injects a bit of plain speaking into the debate about the future, or not, of Palestine.
JEROME SLATER, MONDOWEISS: American Jews concerned about settlement expansion are wasting their breath on Netanyahu.
PHILIP WEISS: The widely floated possibility of Chuck Hagel’s nomination as Defence Secretary looks a reality. Who will fight against it?
KIRK BEATTIE, INFORMED COMMENT: The ultimate Middle East nightmare – a small group of religious extremists in charge of nuclear weapons could happen soon – in Israel.
JONATHAN COOK: A heavy hand is being applied to those hotels and hostelries in Nazareth that seek to make Christian residents and visitors welcome
MONDOWEISS: He has been on hunger strike for more than 150 days. Still his story is not heard
DANIEL M. VARISCO: Another one eyed piece from Mr Friedman. Is it too much to ask that he simply recognises the realities of Palestinian life?
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: A recently released survey makes deeply disturbing reading. But the reasons are not difficult to find. Both Israelis and Palestinians are fighting back.
ANDREA LUCHETTA: Mahmoud Al Sarsak’s detention became an international cause celebre. He has recounted his experience in Israeli jail
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: The intention behind the vile subway ad campaign is clear – to drive a wedge between non-Islamic Americans and their Muslim co-citizens.
ROB L. WAGNER: Israeli violent actions are deemed to produce ‘soul-searching’ while Palestinians are simply ‘mindless thugs’. This attitude poisons hearts and minds.