MONDOWEISS: Were those who murdered Mohammed Kheidr ‘Israeli’ or ‘Jewish’? Media outlets differed in their description.
JUAN COLE: Binyamin Netanyahu’s observations on Iranian jeans-wearing provoked much mirth but the two countries have a lot in common.
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: The hope has long since disappeared. Since the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin Israel has pursued a relentless course.
MONDOWEISS: The Israeli authorities certainly made the most of American R&B singer Alicia Keys recent visit to their country.
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.
JONATHAN COOK: As the physical threat against their security has waned so Israelis have been free to examine other areas of their society.
IRA GLUNTS, MONDOWEISS: The Palestinian hunger striker Samer Issawi sent a letter to prominent Israelis inviting them to see him in prison. There have been radically different responses.
TAHSEEN YAQEEN, CGNEWS: It’s a story that pops up now and then but the strength of its message should not be underestimated.
JAMES M. DORSEY: Beitar Jerusalem’s problems surrounding the signing of two Muslim players underscores many of Israel’s issues with the international community
ADINA FRIEDMAN: The richness of Morocco’s Jewish history comes as a surprise to many but it could provide a template for the region.
MONDOWEISS: The surprising blow to Netanyahu suggests good news for Israeli-Palestinian relations. Let’s look at Yair Lapid’s statements on the issue.