Category: Articles

The Speech that Barak Should Give

The Place: Kefar Etzion The Time: Eve of Elections As I near my eightieth year I ask for the public’s support in elections for one single purpose: to complete the partition of Israel into a Jewish state and an Arab…

Israel’s Nation-state Bill Needs Borders

The deliberate vagueness of the bill’s future geographic scope is at the base of the annexationist right’s strategy: to advance a controversial agenda under a feigned cover of statesmanship and consensus Published in Haaretz The Jewish nation-state bill needs a…

Oslo | Staging the ‘White Man’s Burden’

To mark the Tony Award winning play Oslo opening in London this September, based on the Oslo Peace Process, Einat Wilf analyses its accuracy in terms of its portrayal of the actors involved and the negotiations that took place. Wilf…

The Successful Disengagement

By Einat Wilf and Shany Mor Published in Hebrew by Haaretz Twelve years ago, there was a disengagement that succeeded. It was the disengagement in northern Samaria. Many forget that the 2005 disengagement plan included, in addition to the Gaza…

No, Maestro, the Holocaust Did Not Create Israel

Daniel Barenboim is a Zionism denier. Zionism denial is the claim he raised in his opinion piece saying that Israel exists because of the Holocaust By Einat Wilf Published in Haaretz Daniel Barenboim is a Zionism denier. Zionism denial is…

1967

As long as the Arab world views Israel as a temporary aberration to be conquered, Israel will stand fast By Einat Wilf Published by Fathom Journal To bring a permanent end to the Israeli military occupation of much of the…

Yes to the Occupation, No to the Settlements

As long as Israel proves its willingness to divide the land, a military occupation is justified until the other side proves the same. By Einat Wilf Published in Haaretz The developments have been many: the UN Security Council resolution declaring…

The Intersectional Power of Zionism

By Einat Wilf Published in The Tower Magazine Zionism has a story to tell that is not only about Jews or for Jews. Zionism has a story to tell that, when properly understood, has the power to inspire people and…

The War Isn’t Over Yet

The Palestinian refugee problem, and particularly its continuation, is not a result of the events of the 1948 war itself, but of an Arab and Palestinian decision to convey a clear message. By Einat Wilf and Adi Schwartz Published in…