Anshel Pfeffer

Permanent stalemate in Gaza suits Netanyahu

2 March 2024 9:00 am

Jerusalem After midnight on Thursday is dead-time for the Israeli media. The weekend editions have gone to print (newspapers don’t…

Can Israel keep the West on side?

25 November 2023 9:00 am

Jerusalem On 7 October, Israeli security officials were already questioning how long they would be allowed to fight in Gaza.…

Benjamin Netanyahu is increasingly seen as Israel’s curse

11 November 2023 9:00 am

  Jerusalem   On Tuesday, I was driving down to an Israeli army headquarters on the border with Gaza as…

Netanyahu has failed Israel

21 October 2023 9:00 am

  Jerusalem   Israel’s war with Hamas in Gaza is rapidly evolving into a war with all of Iran’s proxies…

War at close quarters: a report from the Kfar Aza kibbutz

14 October 2023 9:00 am

A report from the Kfar Aza kibbutz

The increasing irrelevance of Benjamin Netanyahu

5 August 2023 9:00 am

The increasing irrelevance of Israel’s PM

Bibi’s big mistake

18 February 2023 9:00 am

  Jerusalem   As 100,000 Israelis gathered outside Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, on Monday, to protest against Binyamin Netanyahu’s government’s…

It looks like Bibi is back from the dead

2 November 2022 7:40 pm

Could it really be over? As Israeli political reporters stand before their cameras or hunch over their keyboards, their brains…

The odd couple: Israel and Turkey’s tentative alliance

25 June 2022 9:00 am

Israel and Turkey’s tentative alliance

Is a return to power in Netanyahu’s grasp?

11 June 2022 9:00 am

Is a return to power in Netanyahu’s grasp?

How Israel's Prime Minister got burnt by bread

8 April 2022 8:30 pm

Jerusalem For nearly ten months now, ever since his surprising elevation to the Israeli prime minister’s office, Naftali Bennett has…

Israel’s Arab-Sunni alliance is piling pressure on Iran

24 February 2022 6:30 pm

The world’s eyes are, naturally, all on Ukraine. But elsewhere in Europe, diplomats are locked in a series of talks…

Can a third dose of vaccine stave off Israel’s fourth wave?

28 August 2021 9:00 am

Is Israel facing a fourth wave?

Palestinians in Jerusalem live in a strange limbo

15 May 2021 9:00 am

Jerusalem Thomas Friedman has a lot to answer for. The New York Times’s oracle has ruined, through overuse in his…

In Israel, vaccine passports are already redundant

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Vaccine passports are already redundant in Israel

How Netanyahu exploits Israel’s vaccine success

16 January 2021 9:00 am

The vaccine has arrived at just the right time for the Israeli PM