Best articles and analysis on the current escalation

Yehudi Oppenheimer in +972 Magazine: Netanyahu's transfer plan is met with silent complicity (Nov 14, 2015)

Gideon Levy and Alex Levac in Haaretz:  To Understand What ‘To Neutralize’ Means, Look at This Broken Palestinian Man (Nov 13, 2015)

Amira Hass in Haaretz:  Were All Palestinians Killed in Hebron Really a Threat to Soldiers? (Nov 13, 2015)

Kobi Richter in Ynet: There is no such thing as 'life by the sword' (Nov 12, 2015)

Daniel Seidemann in Terrestrial Jerusalem: East Jerusalem Security Situation – by the numbers. (Nov. 9, 2015)

Daniel Seidemann in Terrestrial Jerusalem: What’s Going On? Senior IDF Officials Weigh In. (Nov. 9, 2015)

Laura Dean in Global Post:  Living and dying in East Jerusalem (Nov 9, 2015)

 Daniel Seidemann in Terrestrial Jerusalem:  EJ Security Situation – Security Measures on the Ground. (Nov. 9, 2015)

Rep. Keith Ellison and Rabbi Michael Adam Latz in Haaretz:  Jewish and Muslim Leaders in Israel and Palestine: End Rhetoric That Exacerbates Hatred and Violence (Nov 8, 2015)

Naomi Zeveloff in the Forward:  Is Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barakt the Right Man To Run a Divided Holy City? (Nov 8, 2015)

Diaa Hadid and Majd Al Waheidi in the New York Times:  In Protesting Against Israel, Youth in Gaza Also Defy Hamas (Nov 6, 2015)

Peter Beinart in The World Post: What a Liberal Think Tank Should Ask Bibi When He Visits Next Week (Nov 4, 2015)

Robert Blecher in Foreign Policy: Trouble on Holy Ground (Nov 4, 2015)

Amos Harel in Haaretz: Israeli Intelligence Agencies: Relations With Palestinian Authority Damaged, Any Quiet Will Be Short-term (Nov 4, 2015)

Aaron Heller in Haaretz: Shimon Peres: Netanyahu Only Talks About Peace, Doesn’t Act (Nov 3, 2015)

Congressional Record 114th Congress: Senate Resolution 302 – Expressing the Sense of the Senate in Support of Israel and in Condemnation of Palestinian Terror Attacks (Nov 3, 2015)

J.J. Goldberg in Forward: Israel’s Top Generals Split With Netanyahu on Roots of Terror Wave (Nov 3, 2015)

Avi Issacharoff in Times of Israel: With no diplomatic horizon, terror wave won’t break (Nov 3, 2015)

Nahal Toosi in Politico: Bibi on a mission (Nov 3, 2015)

Barak Ravid in Haaretz: Shin Bet Head Says There Is Not Sufficient Cause to Outlaw Islamic Movement (Nov 2, 2015)

Nir Hasson in Haaretz: The Judaization of an East Jerusalem Neighborhood Gains Steam (Nov 2, 2015)

Uri Savir in Al-Monitor: Is Israel headed to a civil war? (Nov 1, 2015)

Hagai El-Ad in +972 Magazine: Netanyahu’s transfer plan: Turning dispossession into tradition (Nov 1, 2015)

Tamar Pileggi in The Times of Israel: IDF soldier accused of electrocuting Palestinian detainee (Nov 1, 2015)

Gili Cohen in Haaretz: IDF Inquiry: Shooting of Palestinian Girl in Hebron Could Have Been Avoided (Nov 1, 2015)

Barak Ravid in Haaretz: Israel Training Diplomats to Defend Settlements Is Nothing New (Nov 1, 2015)

Times of Israel: Israel legalizes hundreds of West Bank settler homes (Oct 31, 2015)

Gideon Levy in Haaretz: Israelis Who Are Lost to Democracy (Oct 30, 2015)

Daoud Kuttab in Al-Monitor: How to bring peace to Israel (Oct 30, 2015)

Sheren Khalel and Abed al Qaisi in Middle East Eye: WATCH: Israeli forces threaten Palestinian refugees over loudspeakers (Oct 30, 2015)

The Times of Israel: Abbas: I don’t seek full ‘right of return’ and I won’t cancel Oslo (Oct 30, 2015)

Jack Jenkins in ThinkProgress: Living in Fear: One Family’s Struggle To Survive In The Occupied West Bank (Oct 30, 2015)

JTA: Poll: Israelis unhappy with foreign policy, global standing (Oct 29, 2015)

Tamara Zieve in JPost: Right and Left agree: Residency revocation from east Jerusalem would be ‘catastrophic’ (Oct 29, 2015)

Rami Khouri in Al-Jazeera America: Lessons from the Iran talks for Israel and Palestine (Oct 29, 2015)

Haaretz: Netanyahu’s Apartheid Vision for Israel’s Future (Oct 29, 2015)

Elisha Ben Kimon in Ynet: IDF to impose separation of Jews, Palestinians in Gush Etzion (Oct 29, 2015)

Hussein Ibish in Foreign Policy Research Institute: The Tragedy of the Palestinians (October 2015)


Barak Ravid in Haaretz: Behind the Scenes: How the Temple Mount Camera Deal Prevented a Serious Crisis With Jordan (Oct 27, 2015)

Ylenia Gostoli in Al-Jazeera: Oz: Israel’s prison for Palestinian children (Oct 28, 2015)

Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man in +972 Magazine: The incitement Netanyahu doesn’t want to talk about (Oct 28, 2015)

JPost: Senior IDF official: Diplomatic steps have ‘weight’ in restraining Palestinian violence (Oct 28, 2015)

Daoud Kuttab in Al-Jazeera: The secret to peace in Palestine (Oct 28, 2015)

Yizhar Hess in Ynet: The disgrace of Jewish extremism (Oct 27, 2015)

Mordechai Kremnitzer in Haaretz: Without Striving for Peace, Democracy Will Unravel (Oct 27, 2015)

Aeyal Gross in Haaretz: A Temporary State of Permanence (Oct 27, 2015)

Amnesty International: Israeli forces in Occupied Palestinian Territories must end pattern of unlawful killings (Oct 27, 2015)

Zvi Bar’el in Haaretz: The Danger of Revoking East Jerusalem Residency (Oct 27, 2015)

Nir Hasson in Haaretz: Court: Jerusalem Municipality Neglected Palestinian Neighborhood of Kafr Aqab (Oct 27, 2015)

Nir Hasson in Haaretz: Despite Receding Violence, East Jerusalem Restrictions Showing No Signs of Easing (Oct 27, 2015)

Naomi Zeveloff in Forward: Welcome to Haifa, the Israeli City that Refuses to Hate (Oct 26, 2015)

Aziz Abu Sarah in Haaretz: I Was a Palestinian Stone-thrower. Here’s Why I Stopped (Oct 26, 2015)

Daoud Kuttab in Almonitor: Jerusalem’s Orient House a symbol of Palestinian struggle (Oct 26, 2015)

Ron Ben-Yishai in Ynet: Temple Mount agreement won’t lead to immediate calm (Oct 26, 2015)

Haggai Matar in +972: No Netanyahu, we refuse to keep living by the sword (Oct 26, 2015)

Ron Ben-Yishai in Ynet: Temple Mount agreement won’t lead to immediate calm (Oct 26, 2015)

Barak Ravid in Haaretz: Netanyahu: I Don’t Want a Binational State, but We Need to Control All of the Territory for the Foreseeable Future (Oct 26, 2015)

Noa Rothman in Ynet: The evil spirits are striking again (Oct 25, 2015)

Tovah Lazaroff in JPost: Ya’alon: There is no West Bank settlement freeze (Oct 25, 2015)

Aviad Kleinberg in Ynet: Too bad Israel’s right is not in power (Oct 25, 2015)

Barak Ravid in Haaretz: Netanyahu Mulls Revoking Residency of Palestinians Beyond E. Jerusalem Separation Barrier (Oct 25, 2015)

Nir Hasson in Haaretz: Analysis: New Understandings, Old Problems on Temple Mount (Oct 25, 2015)

Ido Ben-Porat in Arutz7: ‘Price tag’ arson near Jerusalem (Oct 25, 2015)

J.J. Goldberg in Forward: Blame Mahmoud Abbas for Violence? But He’s ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ (Oct 25, 2015)

Jonathan Greenblatt in Haaretz: 20 Years After Rabin, Extremists Still Legitimize Violence in Israel (Oct 25, 2015)

Yossi Verter in Haaretz: When a German Official Puts the Israeli PM in His Place (Oct 24, 2015)

Dahlia Scheindlin in The Guardian: Can Netanyahu say just what he likes? (Oct 24, 2015)

James Zogby in Huffington Post: Strangling Jerusalem (Oct 24, 2015)

Times of Israel: US cutting aid to Palestinians by $80m in reported ‘message’ to Abbas (Oct 24, 2015)

Assaf Gavron in The Washington Post: Confessions of an Israeli traitor (Oct 23, 2015)

Office of the Spokesperson in U.S. Department of State: Quartet Principals’ Statement, Vienna (Oct 23, 2015)

Chaim Levinson in Haaretz: Palestinian Attacks Fueled by Settler Violence, Senior Israeli Commander Says (Oct 23, 2015)

Bernard Avishai in The New Yorker: What Provoked Palestinian Knife Attacks in Israel? (Oct 23, 2015)

Forward: Rabbi Helping Palestinian Olive Harvest Attacked by Extremist (Oct 23, 2015)

Alex Fishman in Ynet: Fatah on the verge of eruption (Oct 23, 2015)

Neri Silber in Politico Magazine: No, It’s Not Another Intifada (Oct 23, 2015)

What Provoked Palestinian Knife Attacks in Israel? (Oct 23, 2015)

Ari Shavit in Haaretz: Without Israeli-Palestinian Border, Disaster Is Inevitable (Oct 22, 2015)

Neri Zilber in Politico: No, It’s Not Another Intifada (Oct 22, 2015)

Jessica Schulberg in Huffington Post: Do Palestinian Lives Matter? (Oct 22, 2015)

Lahav Harkov in The Jerusalem Post: Knesset rejects opposition two-state solution bill (Oct 21, 2015)

Nathan Guttman in Forward: Are American Donors Helping To Fuel Jerusalem Tensions With Settler Push? (Oct 21, 2015)

Tom Segev in The Guardian: Netanyahu’s fairytale about Hitler and the mufti is the last thing we need (October 21, 2015)

Steven Klein in Haaretz: Why Israel’s Unwritten ‘Shoot to Kill’ Policy is So Dangerous (Oct 20, 2015)

Amos Harel in Haaretz: Tensions in Israel Prompting Ill Use of Firearms (Oct 20, 2015)

Max Fisher in Vox: This speech convinced me Israel’s wave of violence is so much worse than it looks (0ct 20, 2015)

Olivia Ward in Restart peace process now, says son of Yitzchak Rabin (Oct 19, 2015)

Yehuda Shaul in The Jewish Week: Israel Cannot Indefinitely Control The Palestinians (Oct 19, 2015)

Shaul Arieli in Haaretz: Why Jerusalem Can and Must Be Divided (Oct 19, 2015)

Mya Guarnieri in The World Post: This is What the Palestinian Youth Really Want (Oct 19, 2015)

Noam Sheizaf in +972: Jerusalem, in context (Oct 19, 2015)

Sigal Samuel in the Forward: When Israelis Kill Innocents for the Crime of Looking Arab (Oct 19, 2015)

Mattia Toaldo in European Council on Foreign Relations: Understanding Israeli-Palestinian Violence (Oct 19, 2015)

Daoud Kuttab in The World Post: Palestinians Feel Terrorized in Jerusalem (Oct 19, 2015)

Benny Cohen in Ynet: It’s not a wave of terror, it’s a civil war (Oct 19, 2015)

Seth Frantzman in The Jerusalem Post: Audacity to save Jerusalem from its new, insane geography (Oct 18, 2015)

Rand: The Price of Peace (Oct 18, 2015)

Lahav Harkov in JPost: V15 is still alive – and now it’s campaigning for peace (Oct 17, 2015)

Edo Konrad in Let’s not forget that East Jerusalem Palestinians are stateless (Oct 16, 2015)

Jay Michaelson in Forward: Who Is to Blame for the Bloodshed and Despair in Israel? Everyone. (Oct 16, 2015)

Haaretz: Stav Shaffir: Netanyahu Has Led to the Disintegration of the Zionist Dream (Oct 15, 2015)

David Alexander and Lesley Wroughton in Haaretz: U.S. State Department: Violence, Settlements Undermine Two-state Solution Viability (Oct 15, 2015)

Talal Jabari in Israel’s scapegoat problem (Oct 14, 2015)

Ben Iynfield in Independent: David Amos: Gun-wielding gang of Israeli settlers attack British volunteer in West Bank (Oct 14, 2015)

Barak Ravid in Haaretz: Terror Wave Offers a Taste of the Future According to Netanyahu (Oct 14, 2015)

Haaretz: This Isn't an Intifada, This Is What Binational Israel Looks Like (Oct 14, 2015)

Chemi Shalev in Haaretz: Why Occupation-denial’ Impedes Israel’s War on Terror (Oct 14, 2015)

Mairav Zonszein in +972: The only thing scarier than terror is the leadership vacuum (Oct 14, 2015)

Chemi Shalev in Haaretz: Why ‘Occupation-denial’ Impedes Israel’s War on Terror (Oct 14, 2015)

Asher Schechter in Haaretz: This Isn’t an Intifada, This is What Binational Israel Looks Like (Oct 14, 2015)

Raphael Ahren in Times of Israel: In war on terrorism, Netanyahu takes a short-term approach (Oct 14, 2015)

Matthew Duss in Slate: Israel’s Cycle of Violence (Oct 14, 2015)

Zack Beauchamp in Vox: An expert explains Jerusalem’s growing violence – and how it could get worse (Oct 14, 2015)

Jay Michaelson in The Daily Beast: The Intifada Will Be Instagrammed: How Social Media Has Already Enflamed the Latest Israel-Palestine Conflict (Oct 14, 2015)

Shaul Magid in Jewschool: Israel/Palestine, Blood Screaming from the Earth: To contextualize violence does not mean to rationalize it (Oct 13, 2015)

Natasha Roth in +972: This dance of death was only a matter of time (Oct 13, 2015)

Lisa Goldman in Al-jazeera American: Peace process over, it’s Year Zero for Israelis and Palestinians (Oct 13, 2015)

Shlomi Eldar in Al-monitor: Bibi blames everyone but himself for recent violence (Oct 12, 2015)

Amos Harel in Haaretz: In Israel, No End to Violence in Sight (Oct 12, 2015)

Michael Omer-Man in There’s never been a better time to start building s shared future (Oct 12, 2015)

Nahum Barnea in Ynet: When wave of terror becomes a tsunami (Oct 12, 2015)

Zack Beauchamp in Vox: Jerusalem’s wave of stabbing attacks, explained (Oct 12, 2015)

Amira Hass in Haaretz: Make East Jerusalem the Capitol of Palestine” (twenty steps that will reverse the situation) (Oct 12, 2015)

Amos Harel in Haaretz: Killings on Gaza Border Increase Danger of Escalation (Oct 11, 2015)

Mairav Zonszein in The Guardian: Israel’s domination of Palestinians makes violence inevitable (Oct 11, 2015)

Yonathan Mizrachi in Why one Jerusalem street has seen so many stabbings (Oct 11, 2015)

Dahlia Scheindlin in The right-wing solution for the violence (Oct 10, 2015)

Dahlia Scheindlin in Racial attack on Israeli TV crew a sign of extremism turning normal (Oct 10, 2015)

The Washington Post: Man without a plan: Palestinians don’t hate Abbas, but they’re tired of him. (October 10, 2015)

Amira Hass in Haaretz: (October 9, 2015)

Naom Sheizaf in +972:
Israel still holds all the cards (October 9, 2015)

Times of Israel: Israel: Settlement expansion ongoing, but best not to talk about it (October 9, 2015)

Haaretz: The Escalating Violence in Israel: A Timeline (October 8, 2015)

Haggai Matar in Why is it so hard for leftists to speak out amid terror attacks? (October 8, 2015)

Daniel Seidemann at the Foundation for Middle East Peace Jerusalem: The Price Of Despair (October 7, 2015)

Nir Hasson in Haaretz: Temple Mount Violence Rooted in Contradictory Views and Cynical Politics (October 7, 2015)

Ofer Zalzberg for International Crisis Group The Crumbling Status Quo at Jerusalem’s Holy Esplanade (October 7, 2015)

Uzi Baram in Haaretz: Israel's Arm Is Strong, Yet Its Hand Is Not Extended in Peace (October 7, 2015)

Amira Hass in Haaretz: Palestinians Are Fighting for Their Lives; Israel Is Fighting for the Occupation (October 7, 2015)

Noam Sheizaf in  'The problem isn't Arab protesters, it's the society that sees them as an enemy' (October 6, 2015)

Mitchell Plitnick and Matt Duss on the Foundation for Middle East Peace blog: Escalating Violence In Israel, West Bank Is The Result Of Failed Peace Process (October 5, 2015)

Anshel Pfeffer in Haaretz: Has the Third Intifada Begun? (October 5, 2015)

Shmarya Rosenberg on Failed Messiah: On CNN, Israel's PM Falsely Claims All Of Israeli Society Rejects Jewish Terror Attacks (October 4, 2015)

Raviv Drucker in Haaretz: What Israel Really Means When It Talks of Peace (October 5, 2015)

Nir Hasson in Haaretz: Recent Attacks in Jerusalem Prove the Futility of Israeli Policy (October 4, 2015)

Terrestrial Jerusalem: Jerusalem & the Temple Mount: A New Dangerous Escalation (September 22, 2015)